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Student Achievement Data

Retention Rates

Freshman-to-Sophomore Retention Rates of First-Time Full-time Baccalaureate Degree-Seeking Students

Benchmark for Success: Above the Average for University System of Georgia State University Sector

  • Longterm Institutional Goal: 80%
Cohort YearCohort SizeUNG PerformanceBenchmark for Success
Fall 2015 1318

79.0%

Fall 2014 1464 80.9% 74.9%
Fall 2013 1083 82.6% 73.2%
Fall 2012 1110 79.6% 72.1%

Freshman-to-Sophomore Retention Rates of First-Time Full-time Associate Degree-Seeking Students

Benchmark for Success: Above the Average for University System of Georgia State University Sector

  • Longterm Institutional Goal: 75%
Cohort YearCohort SizeUNG PerformanceBenchmark for Success
Fall 2015 1330 71.9%
Fall 2014 1440 72.6% 59.9%
Fall 2013 1712 71.0% 58.8%
Fall 2012 1673 63.5% 55.7%
Graduation Rates

Six-Year Graduation Rates of First-Time Full-time Baccalaureate Degree-Seeking Students

Benchmark for Success: Above the Average for University System of Georgia State University Sector

  • Longterm Institutional Goal: 60%
Cohort YearCohort SizeUNG PerformanceBenchmark for Success
Fall 2010 946 56.0%
Fall 2009 817 53.6% 37.8%
Fall 2008 843 52.4% 38.9%
Fall 2007 760 52.2% 40.2%

Licensure Examinations

MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling

National Counselor Exam (NCE)

  • Performance Goal: 90% of students who choose to take the NCE on the UNG campus during their final semester will pass on their first try.
  • In 2014 - The first group graduated from the 60-credit hour Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program*
Exam20152014201320122011
National Counselor Exam (NCE) 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
n=17 n=11 n=5 n=15 n=22
AS Nursing

National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN)

  • Performance Goal: The licensure/certification exam pass rate will be at or above the national mean (85%).
Exam2014201320122011
National Council Licensure Examination 86.7% 91.1% 90.9% 90.1%
n=150 n=136 n=146 n=162
MS Nursing

Family Nurse Practitioner licensure/certification exam

  • Performance Goal: The licensure/certification exam pass rate will be at or above the national mean. 
Exam20152014201320122011
Family Nurse Practitioner licensure/certification exam 95% 100%

100% 100% 100%
n=23 n=24 n=24 n=23 n=13
National Mean 81.6% 87.5% 86.3% 87.3% 89.3%
Doctor of Physical Therapy

National Physical Therapy  exam

  • Performance Goal: At least 95% of students will ultimately pass the licensing examination.
Exam201420132yr Average2007-12
National Physical Therapy exam
First-Time 100% 89.7% 94.7% 95.7%
Ultimate 100% 100% 100% 100%
n=28 n=29 n=57 n=140
BS Athletic Training

Board of Certification (BOC) Exam

  • Performance Goal: Programs must meet or exceed a three year aggregate of 70 percent first-time pass rate on the BOC examination. (CAATE accreditation standard 11)
Exam3yr Aggregate2015-20162014-20152013-142012-132011-12
Board of Certification (BOC) Exam 91% 81% 100% 100% 100% 100%
n=41 n=17 n=16 n=8 n=8 n=7
Teacher Certification

Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators(GACE)

  • Performance Goal: Pass rate greater than 90%
Exam
2015-2016
2014-2015
2013-2014
Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators(GACE)

99.56%

N=457

99.76%

N=424

99.02%

N=406

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