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.

Richland Community College

Richland Community College is an accredited, public, two-year institution serving eight counties in Central Illinois. The college offers over 150 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as adult basic education/GED programs, education and training for business and industry, and noncredit programming. The College serves approximately 4,000 students annually through its main campus, 1 permanent extension center, and at multiple off-campus locations. Also located on the main campus are the National Sequestration Education Center, built in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Center for Sustainability and Innovation, the first Platinum LEED-certified building on an Illinois community college campus.

Fall 2014 First-time Full-time Cohort

6-year outcomes for undergraduate associates-seeking students as of 2020

All Students

First-time-at-Institution, All Students Starting Fall 2014

Number of students: 381

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57%
3%
16%
24%
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 Richland Community College in the Fall of 2014. 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 Richland Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Richland Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Richland 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.

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

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT RICHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2014 BY SUMMER 2020
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Associate degree from Richland Community College 15%
+ Associate degree from Richland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 27%
+ Certificate award from Richland Community College 13%
+ Certificate award from Richland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 2%
= Total Graduated from Richland Community College 57%
Enrolled at Richland Community College 3%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Richland Community College* 16%
Current Status Unknown 24%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Richland Community College.

Students receiving veteran’s benefits Starting Fall 2014

Number of students: 8

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50%
13%
37%
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 Richland Community College in the Fall of 2014. 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 Richland Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Richland Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Richland 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.

Richland Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Additional

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT RICHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2014 BY SUMMER 2020
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Associate degree from Richland Community College 0%
+ Associate degree from Richland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 50%
+ Certificate award from Richland Community College 0%
+ Certificate award from Richland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Richland Community College 50%
Enrolled at Richland Community College 0%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Richland Community College* 13%
Current Status Unknown 37%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Richland Community College.

Pell Grant Recipients Starting Fall 2014

Number of students: 195

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53%
3%
16%
28%
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 Richland Community College in the Fall of 2014. 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 Richland Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Richland Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Richland 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.

Richland Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Additional

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT RICHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2014 BY SUMMER 2020
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Associate degree from Richland Community College 17%
+ Associate degree from Richland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 22%
+ Certificate award from Richland Community College 10%
+ Certificate award from Richland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 4%
= Total Graduated from Richland Community College 53%
Enrolled at Richland Community College 3%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Richland Community College* 16%
Current Status Unknown 28%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Richland Community College.

Students of Color Starting Fall 2014

Number of students: 61

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48%
7%
23%
22%
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 Richland Community College in the Fall of 2014. 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 Richland Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Richland Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Richland 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.

Richland Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Additional

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT RICHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2014 BY SUMMER 2020
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Associate degree from Richland Community College 13%
+ Associate degree from Richland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 21%
+ Certificate award from Richland Community College 11%
+ Certificate award from Richland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 3%
= Total Graduated from Richland Community College 48%
Enrolled at Richland Community College 7%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Richland Community College* 23%
Current Status Unknown 22%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Richland Community College.
Full-Time

First-time-at-Institution, Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2014

Number of students: 263

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58%
3%
17%
22%
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 Richland Community College in the Fall of 2014. 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 Richland Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Richland Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Richland 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.

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

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT RICHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2014 BY SUMMER 2020
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Associate degree from Richland Community College 13%
+ Associate degree from Richland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 35%
+ Certificate award from Richland Community College 8%
+ Certificate award from Richland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 2%
= Total Graduated from Richland Community College 58%
Enrolled at Richland Community College 3%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Richland Community College* 17%
Current Status Unknown 22%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Richland Community College.
Part-Time

First-time-at-Institution, Part-Time Students Starting Fall 2014

Number of students: 118

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54%
3%
14%
29%
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 Richland Community College in the Fall of 2014. 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 Richland Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Richland Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Richland 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.

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

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT RICHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2014 BY SUMMER 2020
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Associate degree from Richland Community College 19%
+ Associate degree from Richland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 8%
+ Certificate award from Richland Community College 23%
+ Certificate award from Richland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 4%
= Total Graduated from Richland Community College 54%
Enrolled at Richland Community College 3%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Richland Community College* 14%
Current Status Unknown 29%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Richland Community College.