• Goal 1. Student Learning Success: Ensure Exceptional Educational Opportunities for All Students 

    Retention: Maximize student learning to improve retention (Strategic Plan 1.6).

    TARGET: The percentage of students returning for the next year of college will continue to increase by two percent per year*.

    Projected Student Persistence Rates  

    Year 

    2013 

    2014 

    2015 

    2016 

    Percentage of students returning for second year

    59.4%

    61%

    63%

    65%


    *based on one-year persistence rate of first-time, full-time, credential seeking graduates.

    First_Time_Persistence 

    Graduation Rates: Improve student graduation rates and degree attainment

    TARGET:  20% of students who enrolled in 2012 will graduate with a degree or certificate within 4 years (of the students who began taking courses in 2010, 16.2% graduated by 2014)

    Note: 71% of students are classified as part-time, according to the DMC 2013-14 Statistical Profile  

    DMC_GradRates  

                            DMC_Grads 

    For more data on the 6-year graduation rate, go to: http://www.txhighereddata.org/GradRates   

    Transferability: Implement seamless student transfer to four-year and other institutions (Strategic Plan 1.1). 

    TARGET: 19% of students will transfer to a four-year institution

    Note: State average for Del Mar College’s peer institutions is 19% 

    Percent_DMC_Transfer6Yrs  

    For additional data on students graduating from and leaving institutions, go to: http://www.txhighereddata.org/reports/performance/ctcasalf/exitcohorts