Student Success - Student Persistence

 

Persistence Rate: Fall to Fall (Full-Time) measures first-time, full-time, credential-seeking students who first enroll at Harper in the given fall semester and return the following fall. Harper’s fall to fall persistence rate for full-time students has increased steadily over the past five years. The current Harper rate is at a high of 72.94%.

Stretch = 75.0%+

Expected target is 71-72% based on current and trend data. Stretch is 3%+ above expected.

Percent of first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking who first enroll at Harper in the given fall semester and return the following fall.

 

Persistence Rate: Fall to Fall (Part-Time) measures first-time, part-time, credential-seeking students who first enroll at Harper in the given fall semester and return the following fall. Harper’s fall to fall persistence rate for part-time students has been variable in recent years. The current Harper rate is at a high of 47.54%.

Stretch = 49.0%+

Expected target is 45-46%% based on a five year-mean and median. Stretch is 3%+ above expected.

Percent of first-time, part-time, degree/certificate-seeking students who first enroll at Harper in the given fall semester and return the following fall.