First Year Progression

Purpose

To ensure first‐year students reach an academic momentum point that helps predict future credential completion

Description

Percentage of first‐time fall curriculum students attempting at least 12 hours within their first academic year who successfully complete at least 12 of those hours.

Calculation

Denominator: First‐time fall curriculum students attempting at least 12 hours (includes developmental courses and course withdraws) within their first academic year.

Numerator: Of those in the denominator, the number who complete at least 12 hours (including developmental) with a “P”, “C” or better within their first year.
Note: See appendix for new first‐time fall cohort definition

Data Sources

Curriculum Registration, Progress, Financial Aid Report (CRPFAR) data file National Student Clearinghouse

 

 

Additional Details

Denominator: First‐time fall curriculum students attempting at least 12 hours during the first academic year. Hours attempted include developmental hours and any class in which the student earns a standard letter grade, except for “Credit by Exam”, “Transfer”, “Audit” or a college letter grade of “NA”, or “NS”.

Numerator: Of those in the denominator, the number who complete at least 12 hours (including developmental) with a “P”, “C” or better within the first year.

 

WCC Goal: 68.4%
Baseline: 54.1%
WCC Outcome: 65.5%

  1. Basic Skills Student Progress
  2. Credit English Success
  3. Credit Math Success
  4. First Year Progression
  5. Curriculum Completion Rate
  6. Licensure and Certification Passing Rate
  7. College Transfer Performance