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Institutional student achievement goals

Student Achievement Goal 1 – Student completion indicator as reported to SACSCOC (150% time to degree)

UHV’s student completion selected indicator as reported to SACSCOC is the National Student Clearinghouse Total Completion Rate (150% time to graduation). Goal: Increase the 150% time to degree rate for both first time in college students and transfer students. 

 

 

Actual

Target

Cohort 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
FTIC rate 43.1% 40.6% 35.6% 35.2% 36.2% 37.2% 38.2% 39.2%
Change 6.1% -2.5% -5.0% -0.4% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
 

Actual

 Target

Cohort 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Transfer student rate 49.4% 55.5% 57.5% 56.8% 57.8% 58.8% 59.8% 60.8%
Change 0.0% 6.1% 2.0% -0.7% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

 

Student Achievement Goal 2 – Degrees Conferred

Goal: Increase the number of degrees awarded annually, resulting in employability of our learners. 

  Source: CB009 Full historical data is in the Fact Book

 

Actual

Target
 Year 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027
Undergraduate 835 833 737 752 767 782 798
Change 16.9% -0.2% -12% 2% 2% 2% 2%
Graduate 560 460 475 485 494 504 514
Change 46.6% -17.9% 3% 2% 2% 2% 2%
Grand Total 1395 1293 1212 1236 1261 1286 1312

   

Student Achievement Goal 3 ‐ Enrollment   

Goal:  Continue to grow UHV overall and at each teaching location and online, in accordance with the Academic Affairs Strategic Plan

  Source: CB001 Full historical data is in the Fact Book

 

Actual

Target

  FA 2021 FA 2022 FA 2023 FA 2024 FA 2025 FA 2026 FA 2027
First time in college students 140 237 204 218 234 250 267
Change -45.1% 69.3% -13.9% 7% 7%  7%  7% 
Transfer students 366 520 505 540 578 619 662
Change -27.4% 42.1% -2.9% 7%  7%  7%  7% 
Continuing students 2532 2117 1998 2138 2288 2448 2619
Change -7.0% -16.4% -5.6% 7%  7%  7%  7% 
New Masters students 281 246 235 251 269 288 308
Change 0.7% -12.5% -4.5% 7%  7%  7%  7% 
Continuing Masters students 871 939 842 901 964 1031 1104
Change -17.5% 7.8% -10.3% 7%  7%  7%  7% 
Grand Total 4190 4059 3784 4049 4332 4636 4960

 

Student Achievement Goal 4 ‐ Retention 

Goal:  Increase student retention using innovative educational activities such as experiential learning. 

  This target will count only fall cohorts of new FTIC and transfer students who are retained to the following fall. The row showing “retained 1 year” is the count of students who reenrolled in the fall after the cohort date.   Source: CB001 Full historical data is in the Fact Book

 

Actual

Target

  FTIC 2019 FTIC 2020 FTIC 2021 FTIC 2022 FTIC 2023 FTIC 2024 FTIC 2025
Cohort Size 296 255 140 237      
Retained 1 year 191 142 78 134      
Retention 1-year rate 64.5% 55.7% 55.7% 56.7% 57.7% 58.7% 59.7%
Change 4.9% -8.8% 0.0% 1% 1% 1% 1%
 

Actual

Target

  Transfer 2019 Transfer 2020 Transfer 2021 Transfer 2022 Transfer 2032 Transfer 2024 Transfer 2025
Cohort Size 521 504 366 520      
Retained 1 year 363 365 249 355      
Retention 1-year rate 69.7% 72.4% 68.0% 69.0% 70.0% 71.0% 72.0%
Change -6.0% 2.7% -4.4% 1% 1% 1% 1%