SAM Institution Example: Students Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree
SAM Institution Example: Students Seeking an Associate Degree or Certificate
SAM is a more realistic depiction of the outcomes of students who enter a college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree or an associate’s degree/certificate. Traditional measures focus on proportion of students represented by the dark purple bar in the graph above. SAM’s information answers additional questions such as: What proportion of students graduated from another institution? What proportion transferred to another institution? What proportion are still enrolled?
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The Student Achievement Measure project is a joint effort of six higher education associations in Washington DC and is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Carnegie Corporation. Together the associations represent the vast majority of colleges and universities in the country.
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Participating colleges and universities will begin to post their institution’s individual Student Achievement Measure on this website in Fall 2013. Website visitors will be able to search for specific Student Achievement Measures by institution name, state, or institution type.
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