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.

Georgia College & State University

As Georgia's public liberal arts university, GC offers undergraduate programs of study to talented and motivated students in a residential college setting. Georgia College also provides, at multiple locations, graduate and professional studies that support the needs of the region and create pathways to individual success and personal fulfillment. Its academically engaging, student-centered programs often take learning beyond the traditional classroom and develop the intellectual, professional, and civic skills and dispositions that enable graduates to thrive in an information-intensive and diverse global society. Through its teaching, research, and service, Georgia College enriches the lives of students and their local and global communities.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 1,202

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59%
24%
1%
5%
11%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
58%
19%
4%
11%
8%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
42%
8%
22%
22%
6%
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 Georgia College & State University in the Fall of 2010. 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 Georgia College & State University 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 Georgia College & State University 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 Georgia College & State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Georgia College & State University 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.

Georgia College & State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from Georgia College & State University 0% 0% 1% 42% 58% 59%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Georgia College & State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Georgia College & State University 0% 0% 1% 42% 58% 59%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 8% 18% 23%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 8% 19% 24%
Enrolled at Georgia College & State University 98% 83% 67% 22% 4% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 12% 24% 21% 10% 5%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 2% 2% 1% 1% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 14% 26% 22% 11% 5%
Current Status Unknown 1% 3% 6% 6% 8% 11%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 312

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69%
19%
1%
2%
9%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
65%
14%
4%
5%
12%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
17%
62%
13%
8%
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 Georgia College & State University in the Fall of 2010. 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 Georgia College & State University 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 Georgia College & State University 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 Georgia College & State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Georgia College & State University 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.

Georgia College & State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
GEORGIA COLLEGE & STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from Georgia College & State University 1% 17% 53% 65% 68% 69%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Georgia College & State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Georgia College & State University 1% 17% 53% 65% 68% 69%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 5% 12% 14% 16%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 2% 2% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 6% 14% 16% 19%
Enrolled at Georgia College & State University 96% 62% 18% 4% 2% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 12% 13% 4% 4% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 13% 13% 5% 4% 2%
Current Status Unknown 3% 8% 10% 12% 10% 9%