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Goal 1

Create a culture of completion

Performance indicator FY
2014
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 Benchmarks: Illinois and National
Dashboards
% of students completing at least 30 credits/year 5.7% 6.4% 5.7% 6.1% Percentage of students completing at least 30 credits per year
% of completers within 150% time: First-time, Full-time, degree-seeking students 19.7%
(2010 cohort)
26.9% (2011 cohort)
  • 30.7%
  • (2012 cohort)
  • 28.9% (2013 cohort) Illinois average is 24% (2011 cohort, IPEDS)
    National average is 21.5% (2012 cohort, NCCBP)
    KCC nationally ranked in top 19% (2012 cohort, NCCBP)
    Percentage of completers within 150 percent time First time Full time Degree seeking students
    % of completers or transfers within 150% time: First-time, Full-time, degree-seeking students
    44%
    (2010 cohort)
    52%
    (2011 cohort)
    49.7%
    (2012 cohort)

    46.6% (2013 cohort)

    Illinois average is 48% (2012 cohort, IPEDS)

    Percentage of completers or transfers within 150 percent time First time Full time Degree seeking students
    % of completers or transfers within 150% time: First-time, Part-time, degree-seeking students 16.1%       (2010 cohort) 11% (2011 cohort) 16.8%
    (2012 cohort)
    17.7% (2013 cohort) National average is 16.7% (2012 cohort)

    Percentage of completers or transfers within 150 percent time First time Part time Degree seeking students
    % fall-to-fall retention rate in credit division: Full-time students

    69%     (Fall 12- Fall 13)

     

    68%
    (Fall 13 - Fall 14)
  • 66%
  • (Fall 14 - Fall 15)
  •  

    71%   (Fall 15-Fall 16) National average is 61% (Fall 2014-Fall 2015, IPEDS)

    Percentage of fall to fall retention rate in credit division full time students 

     

    % fall-to-fall retention rate in credit division: Part-time students 36%
    (Fall 12- Fall 13)
    52%
    (Fall 13 - Fall 14)
    51%
    (Fall 14 - Fall 15)
    45%  
    (Fall 15-Fall 16)
    National average is 42% (Fall 2014-Fall 2015, IPEDS) Percentage of fall to fall retention rate in credit division Part time students
    Course completion rates 87.0% 87.4% 87.5% 90.4% National average is 91.6% (Fall 2015)
    KCC ranked nationally in the bottom 15%
    (Fall 2015, NCCBP)
    Course completion rates
    Course completer success rates 81.7% 81.8% 80.3% 86.8% National average is 83.9% (Fall 2015)
    KCC ranked nationally in the bottom 40% (Fall 2015, NCCBP)
    Course completer success rates
    Average credits to completion: Full-time, degree-seeking 72 credits 67 credits 75 credits 66 credits Illinois average is 71.4 credits (FY2013, ICCB CCA) Average credits to completion Full time degree seeking
    Average years to completion: Full-time, degree-seeking 2.3 years 1.8 years 2.0 years Illinois average is 3.2 years
    (FY2013, ICCB CCA)
    Updated Nov., 2017

    Benchmark Sources:
    * Illinois averages provided by IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) and CCA (Complete College America).  CCA data has not been updated by ICCB since 2013.
    * National ranks provided by NCCBP (National Community College Benchmark Project)

    Definitions and Source of Data for Performance Indicators

    Performance Indicator Definition Source
    % of students completing at least 30 credits/year % of degree or certificate-seeking students that completed 30 or more credit hours during the academic year. CCA Progress metric 4 IA1: "SQL Annual Credits Completed A1"
    % of completers within 150% time
    % of students from a given cohort of first-time, full-time degree or certificate- seeking students who complete a degree or certificate in 150% of normal time (3 years) IPEDS Data Feedback Report (Figure 11) available annually in October.
    % of completers or transfers within 150% time % of students from a given cohort of first-time, full-time degree or certificate- seeking students who complete a degree or certificate or matriculate to another educational institution in 150% of normal time (3 years)
    IPEDS Data Feedback Report available annually in October.
    % fall-to-fall retention rate in credit division
    % of credit students enrolled fall semester that enrolled in the following fall semester. Benchmarks based on Public, 2 year institutions in the IPEDS generator. IPEDSdata center available annually in November
    Course completion rates
    % of all credit division students who remain enrolled in a course until the end of the term.  Includes students earning grades of A, B, C, D, F, P (proficiency or S. Computation of data: Number of students enrolled- (number of W, WX, X, D) divided by Total number of course enrollees. NCCBP Institution-wide grade % completed: Form 12

    Course completer success

    % of  credit course grades of A, B, C, P (proficiency) or S (passing).  Computation of data: Number of students with A,B, C, P, S divided by Total number of course grades

    NCCBP Institution-wide grade % completer success: Form 12

    Average credits to completion (Full-time, Degree-seeking) The average number of credits completed at KCC for the years' graduates that were full-time in the fall and received a degree. CCA Outcome Metric 4 Informer "SQL graduates credits to completion"
    Average years to completion (Full-time, Degree-seeking) The average number of years to complete at KCC in the specific curriculum for the years' graduates that were full-time in the fall and received a degree (not including auto-completers) CCA Outcome Metric 4 Informer "SQL graduates credits to completion" and "SQL time to completion by id"
     
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