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.

University of Arkansas

For nearly 150 years, University of Arkansas has been at the center of higher education in the state, and recently has moved to the center of higher education in the nation. Never before in the university’s history have its students and faculty been more academically accomplished, its facilities more sophisticated, or its research efforts more inclusive. All indicators of academic success are at record highs and climbing. The university’s more than 25,000 students come from every county in Arkansas and some 100 nations, and they have nearly 200 academic programs in which to study. Through the integration of teaching, research and service that puts students first, the University of Arkansas is taking its place among the nation’s great comprehensive academies.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 2,871

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62%
9%
4%
6%
19%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
58%
8%
10%
9%
15%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
39%
3%
32%
15%
11%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Arkansas in the Fall of 2009. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

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 University of Arkansas are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Arkansas and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Arkansas are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Arkansas and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • 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.

University of Arkansas | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2009-10
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2012-13
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from University of Arkansas 0% 0% 1% 39% 58% 62%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Arkansas 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Arkansas 0% 0% 1% 39% 58% 62%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 3% 8% 9%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 3% 8% 9%
Enrolled at University of Arkansas 98% 82% 74% 32% 10% 4%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 7% 11% 10% 6% 4%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 5% 5% 5% 3% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 12% 16% 15% 9% 6%
Current Status Unknown 2% 6% 9% 11% 15% 19%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 888

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60%
9%
3%
5%
23%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
51%
5%
13%
9%
22%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
12%
1%
65%
10%
12%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Arkansas in the Fall of 2009. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

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 University of Arkansas are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at University of Arkansas and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at University of Arkansas are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Arkansas and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • 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.

University of Arkansas | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2009-10
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from University of Arkansas 0% 12% 35% 51% 57% 60%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Arkansas 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Arkansas 0% 12% 35% 51% 57% 60%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 2% 5% 7% 9%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 1% 2% 5% 7% 9%
Enrolled at University of Arkansas 94% 65% 34% 13% 6% 3%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 6% 7% 5% 5% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 4% 5% 4% 2% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 10% 12% 9% 7% 5%
Current Status Unknown 5% 12% 17% 22% 23% 23%