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 Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Since its founding in 1867 as one of the original American land-grant universities, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has established a reputation as leader in discovery, teaching and public engagement. Our faculty and alumni hold Nobels, Pulitzers, Oscars, Grammys and memberships in the most prestigious academic and artistic societies in the world. Our undergraduate students rank among the best in their respective classes each year and come to us from more than 100 nations. Our graduate programs are renowned for their productivity, rigor and diversity of ideas, identities and individuals. Our library is among the largest public research collections in the world. Illinois is a comprehensive public research university with a nearly 150 year legacy of transforming great ideas into life-changing innovations.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 6,936

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81%
6%
2%
2%
9%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
80%
5%
5%
4%
6%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
68%
2%
18%
5%
7%
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 Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 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 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 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 Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 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 Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 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 Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN 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 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 0% 0% 3% 68% 80% 81%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 0% 0% 3% 68% 80% 81%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 2% 4% 5%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 2% 5% 6%
Enrolled at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 88% 83% 79% 18% 5% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 2% 4% 3% 2% 1%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 3% 3% 2% 2% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 5% 7% 5% 4% 2%
Current Status Unknown 11% 12% 11% 7% 6% 9%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 1,166

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85%
7%
1%
2%
5%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
83%
4%
2%
3%
8%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
33%
51%
4%
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 Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 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 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 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 Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 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 Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 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 Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN 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 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 0% 33% 73% 83% 84% 85%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 0% 33% 73% 83% 84% 85%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 3% 4% 5%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 2% 4% 5% 7%
Enrolled at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 85% 51% 13% 2% 1% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 1% 3% 4% 2% 1% 1%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
2% 4% 5% 3% 2% 2%
Current Status Unknown 13% 12% 7% 8% 8% 5%