The department is responsible for coordinating college-wide institutional research and effectiveness activities in support of college decision-making, strategic planning and evaluation, and quality enhancement.
- Assists in promoting the culture that values assessment and evidence-based decision making.
- Provides empirical, reliable information for planning and policy development.
- Continues to expand knowledge and use of innovative tools and technology.
Dustin Maroney, M.S.
Associate Dean, Institutional Research
College Statistical Information Snapshot
Diversity of Enrollment
Official Annual Reporting Information - Fall 2012
In the Fall of 2012, enrollment of all full-time undergraduate students in credit programs was 3,699. Of these 63% were female and 37% were male. 2% were American Indian/Alaska Native, 3% were Asian/Pacific Islander, 18% were Black, 15% were Hispanic, 52% were White, and 2% were Two or More Races.
Diversity of Pell Recipients
Federal Pell Grant recipients comprised 56% of the full-time enrolled students in the Fall of 2012. Of these, 68% were female and 32% were male. 45% of the Pell recipients identified themselves as members of a racial or ethnic minority.
21% of the first-time, full-time undergraduate students who enrolled in the Fall of 2012 returned in the Fall of 2013. The part-time student retention rate was 18%.
Graduation and Transfer Rates
The 3-year graduation rate for full-time students entering in Fall 2010 was 17%. The 3-year transfer-out rate was 29%.