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.

Florida SouthWestern State College

Florida SouthWestern State College, founded in 1962, is a public liberal arts college. Florida SouthWestern covers a five-county area with campuses in Fort Myers, Naples, Punta Gorda, and a center in LaBelle. With over 21,000 students enrolled annually, Florida SouthWestern offers 10 baccalaureate degrees, 20 associate degrees, and 16 professional certificates. Florida SouthWestern is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and is a member of the Florida College System.
All Students

First-time-at-Institution, All Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 3,765

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36%
5%
19%
40%
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 Florida SouthWestern State College in the Fall of 2009. 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 Florida SouthWestern State College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Florida SouthWestern State College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Florida SouthWestern State 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.

Florida SouthWestern State College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - All Students

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT FLORIDA SOUTHWESTERN STATE COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
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Associate degree from Florida SouthWestern State College 15%
+ Associate degree from Florida SouthWestern State College - with later transfer to another institution 19%
+ Certificate award from Florida SouthWestern State College 2%
+ Certificate award from Florida SouthWestern State College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Florida SouthWestern State College 36%
Enrolled at Florida SouthWestern State College 5%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Florida SouthWestern State College* 19%
Current Status Unknown 40%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Florida SouthWestern State College.
Full-Time

First-time-at-Institution, Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 2,130

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39%
4%
19%
38%
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 Florida SouthWestern State College in the Fall of 2009. 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 Florida SouthWestern State College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Florida SouthWestern State College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Florida SouthWestern State 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.

Florida SouthWestern State College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT FLORIDA SOUTHWESTERN STATE COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
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Associate degree from Florida SouthWestern State College 14%
+ Associate degree from Florida SouthWestern State College - with later transfer to another institution 24%
+ Certificate award from Florida SouthWestern State College 1%
+ Certificate award from Florida SouthWestern State College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Florida SouthWestern State College 39%
Enrolled at Florida SouthWestern State College 4%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Florida SouthWestern State College* 19%
Current Status Unknown 38%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Florida SouthWestern State College.
Part-Time

First-time-at-Institution, Part-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 1,635

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34%
6%
19%
41%
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 Florida SouthWestern State College in the Fall of 2009. 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 Florida SouthWestern State College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Florida SouthWestern State College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Florida SouthWestern State 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.

Florida SouthWestern State College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Part-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT FLORIDA SOUTHWESTERN STATE COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
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Associate degree from Florida SouthWestern State College 17%
+ Associate degree from Florida SouthWestern State College - with later transfer to another institution 13%
+ Certificate award from Florida SouthWestern State College 3%
+ Certificate award from Florida SouthWestern State College - with later transfer to another institution 1%
= Total Graduated from Florida SouthWestern State College 34%
Enrolled at Florida SouthWestern State College 6%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Florida SouthWestern State College* 19%
Current Status Unknown 41%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Florida SouthWestern State College.