Student Achievement at KSU

An evaluation of KSU’s mission statement reveals that student success is a key element of the University’s mission.  KSU has set criteria to be measured for undergraduate student achievement in key areas, including the first-year retention rate, the number of bachelor's degrees conferred, graduation rate, and scores on licensure exams.  

Criterion for Student Achievement: First-Year Undergraduate Retention Rate

  • First-to-Second-Year Retention Rates
    Minimum Threshold
    Goal
    2019
    2020
    2021
    2022
    2023
  • First-Time, Full-Time, All Students
    76%
    80%
    80%
    74%
    75%
    79%
     

Source: KSU Office of Institutional Research

Criterion for Student Achievement: Number of Bachelor's Degrees Conferred

  • # of Degrees Conferred
    Minimum Threshold
    Goal
    2019
    2020
    2021
    2022
    2023
  • Baccalaureate
    5500
    5700
    5359
    5773
    5971
    5756
    5825

Source: KSU Office of Institutional Research

Criterion for Student Achievement: Six-Year Baccalaureate Graduation Rate*

  • Six-Year Total Graduation Rates
    Minimum Threshold
    Goal
    2015
    2016
    2017
    2018
    2019
  • First-Time, Full-Time, All Students
    45%
    47%
    49%
    46%
    48%
     
     

Source: KSU Office of Institutional Research

*SACSCOC Key Student Completion Indicator

Summer Push Indicator: 30sch by end of summer of first year

  • Summer Push Success
    Minimum Threshold
    Goal
    SU22
    SU23
    SU24
    SU25
    SU26
  • % of Freshman completing 30 SCH by end of summer semester
    74%
    78%
    48%
    59%
     
     
     

Licensure Examination Success

  • Exam
    Minimum Threshold
    Goal
    Class of 2019
    Class of 2020
    Class of 2021
    Class of 2022
    Class of 2023
  • Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators
    Education

    93%
    95%
     
     
     
     
     
  • National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX) Nursing
    80%
    92%
     
     
     
     
     

 

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