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All SWTJC offices will be closed for Winter Break beginning at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 and will reopen at 8:00 am on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

SWTJC Goals for Student Achievement and Success


Definitions

Graduate Rate - Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) definition - full-time first-time degree seeking students graduating in 150% of normal time to completion

Transfer Rate - IPEDs definition - full-time first-time degree seeking students transferred out within 150% of normal time to completion

Fall to Spring Retention Rate - percent of fall students still enrolled the following spring semester (excluding graduates).

First Year Retention Rate - percent of Fall FTIC students still enrolled at the end of the following Spring semester 

Fall to Fall Retention Rate - percent of fall student enrolled the following fall semester (excluding graduates) 

Course Success Rate - percent of A-C grades awarded

Course Completion Rate - Legislative Budget Board (LBB) definition: The number of contact hours for which students are enrolled on the last day of the fall semester divided by the number of contact hours for which students were enrolled on the official census day of the fall semester

Licensing/certification exam passing rate - LBB definition/Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board data for number of students taking licensure exam divided by the number passed.

Job placement rates - THECB Gainful Employment - Placement Rate. Graduates found employed during the 4th quarter of 20XX in the Texas Workforce Commission UI wage records or in the Office of Personnel Management or Department of Defense databases.