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Graduation and Retention

For Goals 1 through 4, Fall 2019 preliminary retention numbers are based on Day 10 of Classes.

Goal 1

77% retention of Full-time First-time (FT-FT) domestic students seeking a Bachelor's degree {Source: Enrollment Management Council}

Mississippi University for Women fosters the academic development and engagement of first-time full-time students by supporting continued enrollment into the third academic term and beyond.

goal 1 2019

Goal 2

6-year graduation rate of 45% for Full-time First-time (FT-FT) domestic Freshmen seeking a Bachelor's degree {Source: Enrollment Management Council}

Mississippi University for Women promotes the educational attainment of its first-time full-time students by providing high quality undergraduate education in a variety  of liberal arts and professional programs and supporting degree attainment within twelve academic terms.

goal 2 2019

Goal 3

75% or greater retention of Full-time First-time (FT-FT) Transfer students seeking a Bachelor's degree (excluding Tupelo Nursing RN to BSN and excluding part-time transfer students) {Source: Enrollment Management Council}

Mississippi University for Women fosters the academic development and engagement of transfer students by encouraging continued enrollment into the third academic term and beyond.

goal 3 2019 b 

Goal 4

4-year graduation rate of 59% for Full-time First-time (FT-FT) Transfer students seeking a Bachelor's degree (excluding Tupelo Nursing RN to BSN) {Source: Enrollment Management Council}

Mississippi University for Women promotes the educational attainment of its transfer students by providing high quality undergraduate education in a variety of liberal arts and professional programs and supporting degree attainment within eight acadmic terms.

goal 4 2019

Goal 5

8-year graduation rate at or above the public Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (MS IHL) system average rate. (This is MUW’s designated SACSCOC Completion Indicator Metric as calculated for the IPEDS Outcome Measures Survey.)

2017-18 IPEDS Outcome Measures Survey 8 Year Rates

2009-2010 Full Year Cohort

 

Cohort

Graduate

8 Year Graduation Rate

Institution Name

All Students

Pell Grant Recipients

Non-Pell Recipients

All Students

Pell Grant Recipients

Non-Pell Recipients

All Students

Pell Grant Recipients

Non-Pell Recipients

Mississippi University for Women

768

417

351

451

220

196

58.7%

52.8%

65.8%

           

System Average

52.2%

48.6%

56.6%

**Cohorts for all Outcome Measures Surveys include full-time and part-time students as well as first-time entering freshmen and transfers.  Students seeking an associate's degree and associate degree awards are also included in these calculations. Cohorts are based on the Fiscal Year.

Goal 6

Meet or exceed the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) system average for undergraduate degrees awarded per 100 undergraduate FTE enrollment {Source: EAC Report Card}

Mississippi University for Women strives to provide a high quality education throughout Mississippi and northwest Alabama.

goal 5 2019

Course Completion {Source: EAC Report Card}

Goal 7

Meet or exceed the IHL system average for the percent of full-time students completing 24 credit hours within one academic year

Mississippi University for Women inspires the need for a liberal arts and professional education among potential full-time students.

Goal 8

Meet or exceed the IHL system average for the percent of part-time students completing 12 credit hours within one academic year

Mississippi University for Women inspires the need for a liberal arts and professional education among potential part-time students.

goal 6 7 2019 

Licensing/Credentialing Examinations

Goal 9

Maintain or exceed a 3 year average of an 80% passage rate on licensing/credentialing exams in a field of study.

Mississippi University for Women effectively educates its students in their chosen field of study.

 

Academic Year

Exam

2017

2018

2019

3 Year Average

Praxis II Subject Area

100%

100%

100%

100%

Praxis II - Speech Language Pathology

100%

100%

100%

100%

Praxis II - School Leaders Licensure Assessment

43%

100%

100%

81%

Music Therapy

100%

100%

67%

89%

Nurse Practitioner Certification

91% 94% 97% 94%

 

 

Calendar Year

 

 2016

2017 

2018 

3 Year Average 

*NCLEX-ASN

98%

100%

100%

99%

*NCLEX-BSN

100%

100%

100%

100%

*According to the Annual Report for Mississippi Nursing Degree Programs presented by the Office of Academic and Student Affairs for Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning in May 2019.

Job Placement

Goal 10

Establish an 85% placement rate of graduates in full-time employment or graduate school within one year of degree completion.

Mississippi University for Women encourages its students to lead a successful and fulfilling life after graduation.

The University's graduates are hired quickly. According to the Mississippi Lifetracks Workforce Outcomes of Public University Graduates 2019 Report, 85% of in-state graduates of the 2015-16 graduating cohort were employed in the state within one year after graduation. This number excludes students who re-enroll in a Mississippi public university within one year after graduation. Also, according to the 2019 MUW Alumni Survey that is distributed every three years, the classes' of 2016, 2017, and 2018 responses were encouraging. 77% of survey participants secured full-time employment, and 26% of survey participants pursued further education in graduate studies.

 

*Updated November 2019 - INSTRA