Performance Indicators

 
 

Teaching, Learning and Scholarship

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Change
Percent of First-Time Students in Highest Selectivity Groups 93% 94% 92% 91% 89% -4%
Retention Rate for First-Year Students 82% 85% 85% 84% 84% 2%
Four-Year Graduation Rates 43% 48% 48% 53% 50% 7%
Six-Year Graduation Rates 59% 64% 64% 67% 64% 5%
Student-Faculty Ratio 18:1 18:1 18:1 18:1 18:1 0
Percent of Courses with Class Size < 30 66% 75% 75% 9%
Number of Received External Grants 9 6 7 7 7 -2
Total Research Expenditures ($millions) $5.0 $5.7 $6.5 $5.9 $7.0 $2.0
Educational Quality (SOS)   3.88     3.74 -0.14
Student Satisfaction with Class Size Considering Class Type (SOS) 4.36 4.30 -0.06
Student Involvement in Research/Creative Projects with Faculty (SOS)   3.00     2.89 -0.11
Quality of Instruction (SOS) 4.13 3.96 -0.17
Student Perception of Faculty Respect for Students (SOS)   4.20     4.07 -0.13
Percent of Students Who Spent 16 Hrs More Per Week on Homework/Studying (SOS) 14.3% 17.8% 3.5%
Number of Hours Per Week Spent Preparing for Class (NSSE-Seniors) 4.08     4.44   0.36
Percent of Seniors Participating in Faculty Research Activities (NSSE - Seniors) 22% 22% 0
Adjusted Percentile Rank-Total CLA Score   68     87 19
Adjusted Percentile Rank-Performance Task 62 90 28
Adjusted Percentile Rank-Analytic Writing Task   74     71 -3

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Student Engagement

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Change
Level of Academic Challenge (NSSE – Seniors) 57.0     58.5   1.5
Active and Collaborative Learning (NSSE – Seniors) 55.5 55.3 -0.2
Student-Faculty Interaction (NSSE – Seniors) 46.8     47.3   0.5
Enriching Educational Experiences (NSSE – Seniors) 42.8 44.5 1.7
Supportive Campus Environment (NSSE – Seniors) 62.3     62.9   0.6
Students Satisfied with Overall Advisement Services (SOS) 3.89 3.78 -0.11
Students Satisfied with Departmental Advising (SOS)   3.90     3.93 0.03
Availability of Instructors Outside Class (SOS) 4.20 4.11 -0.09
Percentage of Students Who Spent 16 Hrs More Per Week on College-Sponsored Activities (SOS)   8.6%     6.9% -1.7%
Involvement in Community Service as Part of a Course /Program (SOS) 2.83 2.82 -0.01
Number of Hours Per Week Spent on Co-Curricular Activities (NSSE-Seniors) 2.59     2.92   0.33
Number of Students Receiving Certificates in LEAD Program 30 63 91 135 112 82

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Global Connectedness

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Change
Number of Students Participating in Study Abroad 41 48 58 57 121 80
Number of Study Abroad Placement Sites 21 15 21 24 76 55
Number of Students Participating in Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs 23 26 77 51 99 76

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Diversity

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Change
Percentage of Students of Color 10.6% 10.1% 11.9% 13.6% 14.9% 4.3%
Percentage of Faculty of Color 11.3% 11.9% 13.5% 15.4% 17.0% 5.7%
Percentage of International Faculty 6.0% 4.9% 6.0% 5.1% 3.9% -2.1%
Number of International Students 47 94 111 109 102 55
Number of International Exchange Students 2 6 11 14 12 10
Number of Countries Represented by International Students 11 21 21 26 15 4
Overall Comfort Mean Score (Campus Diversity Climate Survey)   3.90        
Racial Harmony on Campus (SOS) 4.13 3.85 -0.28
Freedom from Harassment on Campus (SOS)   4.34     4.20 -0.14
Acts of Racial Prejudice are Rare on Campus (SOS) 4.01 3.67 -0.34
Inclusion of Diverse Perspectives in Class Discussions/Assignments (NSSE-Seniors) 2.58     2.89   0.31
Had Serious Conversations with Students Different From Self (NSSE-Seniors) 2.55 2.66 0.11

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Community Partnership

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Change
Number of Continuing Education Offerings   8 71 64 63 55
Number of Continuing Education Enrollments 109 681 390 552 443
Number of Service Learning Courses 12 14 22 37 16 4
Number of Community Service Partners 65 89 95 103 94 29
Student Community Service Hours  34,935 48,142 53,108 54,145 48,098 13,163
Economic Impact of Community Service Activities ($millions) $0.71 $1.07 $1.13 $1.21 $1.30 $0.59
Number of Individuals Participating in Alumni Events   818 1,129 1,075 2,262 1,444
Number of Donors 6,477 5,651 5,069 4,169 -2,308
Total Amount of Charitable Grants and Gifts Raised ($millions) $2.25 $3.90 $3.20 $2.59 $2.87 $0.62
Student Satisfaction with Internship Availability (SOS) 3.61 3.38 -0.23
Student Involvement in Community Service Activities (SOS)   2.83     2.82 -0.01
Participation in Community-Based Project as Part of Course (NSSE_Senior) 2.03 1.96 -0.07

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Sustainability

  FY08/09 FY09/10 FY10/11 FY11/12 FY12/13 Change
Campus Reserves as Percentage of State Support 41% 44% 43% 73% 59% 18.0%
Cash Balance Threshold 18% 18% 17% -1%
Billed Cost of Attendance (Annual Increase) 5% 5% 3% 5% 3% -2%
Academic & Student Services v. Administrative Spending (%) 56%

44%
60%

40%
59%

41%
59%

41%
64%

36%
8%

-8%
Endowment and Net Assets ($millions) $30.1 $32.7 $37.8 $38.3 $38.5 $8.4
Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System         Bronze
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Updated 1/25/2013