Student Achievement Disclosure Information

 UPDATED 10-16-18

  1. Full-time Retention Rate: Measured by the percentage of full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students from the previous fall who either re-enrolled or successfully completed their program by the current fall. HCC’s goal is to meet or exceed the full-time retention rate for its comparison group median as reported by the U.S. Department of Education Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).

Terms

HCC retention rate

Comparison Group median

Achievement Status

Fall 2015 to Fall 2016

59%

59%

met

Fall 2014 to Fall 2015

57%

58%

not met

Fall 2013 to Fall 2014

58%

 60%

not met

Fall 2012 to Fall 2013

52%

58%

not met

Source: IPEDS Data Feedback Reports

  1. Transfer-out Rate: Measured by the total number of students from the cohort who are known to have transferred out of HCC (without earning a degree/award) and subsequently re-enrolled at another institution within the same time period. The cohort includes all full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students. HCC’s goal is to meet or exceed the median transfer-out rate for its comparison group as reported in IPEDS.

Student Cohort

HCC transfer-out rate

Comparison Group transfer-out rate

Achievement Status

Entering Fall 2013 
transferred by Fall 2016

15%

16%

not met

Entering Fall 2012 
transferred by Fall 2015

7%

18%

not met

 Entering Fall 2011 
transferred by Fall 2014

18%

 17%

met

Entering Fall 2010 
transferred by Fall 2013

19%

16%

met

Source: IPEDS Data Feedback Reports

  1. Graduation Rate (normal time): Measured by the percentage of students from the cohort who completed a degree or certificate within two years. The cohort includes all full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students. HCC’s goal is to meet or exceed the median graduation rate (normal time) for its comparison group as reported in IPEDS. 

Student Cohort

HCC graduation rate (normal time)

Comparison Group graduation rate (normal time)

Achievement Status

Entering Fall 2014 
graduated by Fall 2016

11%

16%

not met

Entering Fall 2013 
graduated by Fall 2015

12%

7%

met

 Entering Fall 2012
graduated by Fall 2014

 5%

 12%

not met

Entering Fall 2011 
graduated by Fall 2013

17%

13%

met

Source: IPEDS Data Feedback Reports

  1. Graduation Rate (150% of normal time): Measured by the percentage of students from the cohort who completed a degree or certificate within three years. The cohort includes all full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students. HCC’s goal is to meet or exceed the median graduation rate (150% or normal time) for its comparison group as reported in IPEDS. 

Student Cohort

HCC graduation rate (150% of normal time)

Comparison Group graduation rate (150% of normal time)

Achievement Status

Entering Fall 2013 
graduated by Fall 2016

22%

31%

not met

Entering Fall 2012 
graduated Fall 2015

21%

21%

met

 Entering Fall 2011
graduated by Fall 2014

19%

23%

not met

Entering Fall 2010 
graduated by Fall 2013

23%

23%

met

Source: IPEDS Data Feedback Reports

  1. Licensure/Certification Pass Rates: Measured by the percentage of students in the Voluntary Framework of Accountability’s Career and Technical Education completer/leaver cohort who achieve a passing grade on their first attempt of a licensure exam within one year. HCC’s goal is to meet or exceed the average rate for all KCTCS colleges, as reported in KCTCS Performance Measures

Student Cohort

HCC pass rate

KCTCS average pass rate

Achievement Status

2017

89%

90%

not met

2016

96%

89%

met

2015

100%

89%

met

Source: KCTCS Performance Measures