The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

Pima Community College

Pima Community College is a two-year college serving the greater Tucson metropolitan area at six locations throughout Pima County. Founded in 1966, Pima's credit courses award certificates and associate's degrees in a variety of fields. PCC also provides workforce development, career training programs, continuing education, and adult education. Pima is committed to providing convenient, affordable, and accessible high quality education with the power to transform the lives of our students, and improve our community. The mission of Pima Community College is to develop our community through learning. This mission, along with our vision and values, provide the framework for College activities. Pima's history shows a firm commitment to making a difference in our community.
All Students

First-time-at-Institution, All Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 2,772

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27%
10%
19%
44%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Associate's Degree / Certificate model tracks a group of students who started an associate degree program or certificate program at Pima Community College in the Fall of 2010. The students’ progress toward a degree or certificate is reported within 6 years.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Pima Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Pima Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Pima Community College and transferred to another institution prior to earning a degree or certificate are represented by the orange bar with the large white stripe underneath (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled at another institution.
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Pima Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - All Students

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
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Associate degree from Pima Community College 8%
+ Associate degree from Pima Community College - with later transfer to another institution 9%
+ Certificate award from Pima Community College 6%
+ Certificate award from Pima Community College - with later transfer to another institution 4%
= Total Graduated from Pima Community College 27%
Enrolled at Pima Community College 10%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Pima Community College* 19%
Current Status Unknown 44%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Pima Community College.
Full-Time

First-time-at-Institution, Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 1,857

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27%
10%
20%
43%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Associate's Degree / Certificate model tracks a group of students who started an associate degree program or certificate program at Pima Community College in the Fall of 2010. The students’ progress toward a degree or certificate is reported within 6 years.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Pima Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Pima Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Pima Community College and transferred to another institution prior to earning a degree or certificate are represented by the orange bar with the large white stripe underneath (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled at another institution.
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Pima Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
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Associate degree from Pima Community College 8%
+ Associate degree from Pima Community College - with later transfer to another institution 11%
+ Certificate award from Pima Community College 4%
+ Certificate award from Pima Community College - with later transfer to another institution 4%
= Total Graduated from Pima Community College 27%
Enrolled at Pima Community College 10%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Pima Community College* 20%
Current Status Unknown 43%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Pima Community College.
Part-Time

First-time-at-Institution, Part-Time Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 915

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24%
12%
15%
49%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Associate's Degree / Certificate model tracks a group of students who started an associate degree program or certificate program at Pima Community College in the Fall of 2010. The students’ progress toward a degree or certificate is reported within 6 years.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Pima Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Pima Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Pima Community College and transferred to another institution prior to earning a degree or certificate are represented by the orange bar with the large white stripe underneath (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled at another institution.
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Pima Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Part-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
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Associate degree from Pima Community College 7%
+ Associate degree from Pima Community College - with later transfer to another institution 5%
+ Certificate award from Pima Community College 10%
+ Certificate award from Pima Community College - with later transfer to another institution 2%
= Total Graduated from Pima Community College 24%
Enrolled at Pima Community College 12%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Pima Community College* 15%
Current Status Unknown 49%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Pima Community College.