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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 Year Cohort Size UNG Performance Benchmark for Success
Fall 2018 2085 78.6% 72.2%
Fall 2017 1453 78.7% 72.8%
Fall 2016 1680 80.8% 70.8%
Fall 2015 1669 79.0% 72.4%
Fall 2014 1464 80.9% 74.9%

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 Year Cohort Size UNG Performance Benchmark for Success
Fall 2018 2073 66.5% 64.2%
Fall 2017 2182 67.5% 61.7%
Fall 2016 1983 69.4% 65.0%
Fall 2015 1851 71.9% 66.1%
Fall 2014 1440 72.6% 59.9%

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 Year Cohort Size UNG Performance Benchmark for Success
Fall 2013 1083 58.3% 43.6%
Fall 2012 1110 54.4% 41.3%
Fall 2011 885 53.6% 35.1%
Fall 2010 945 54.2% 35.6%
Fall 2009 817 53.6% 37.8%

Data as of 4/12/2018

Licensure Examinations

M.S. 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*
Exam 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
National Counselor Exam (NCE) 100% 100% 92% 100% 100%
n=13 n=20 n=13 n=17 n=11

A.S. Nursing

National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN)

  • Performance Goal: The licensure/certification exam pass rate will be at or above the national mean (85%).
Exam 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
National Council Licensure Examination 98.68% 95.98% 94.3% 78.5% 86.7%
n=152 n=185 n=118 n=112 n=150

M.S. Nursing

Family Nurse Practitioner licensure/certification exam

  • Performance Goal: The licensure/certification exam pass rate will be at or above the national mean. 
Exam 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
Family Nurse Practitioner licensure/certification exam 100% 100% 100% 95%

100%
n=23 n=21 n=24 n=23 n=24
National Mean 85% 85% 80.00% 81.6% 87.5%

Doctor of Physical Therapy

National Physical Therapy exam

  • Performance Goal: At least 95% of students will ultimately pass the licensing examination.
Exam 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
National Physical Therapy exam
First-Time 96.70% 92% 100% 83% 100%
Ultimate 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
n=30 n=28 n=30 n=30 n=28

B.S. 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)
Exam 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
AT Board of Certification (BOC) Exam 94% 82% 88% 91% 100%
n=18 n=17 n=17 n=17 n=16

Teacher Certification

Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators(GACE)

  • Performance Goal: Pass rate greater than 90%
Exam
2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15
Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators(GACE)

99%
n=547

 100%
n=420

98.25%
n=451

100%
n=457

100%
n=424

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