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.

Indiana State University

Indiana State University offers a distinctive, high-quality education where all students have experiential learning, community engagement and career-readiness infused into their academic and co-curricular experiences. Through a personalized and supportive environment, its students develop the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in today’s workplace. Indiana State’s graduates are sought after by employers and graduate schools as evidenced by the 95 percent placement rate achieved by the Class of 2021 within six months of graduation. Indiana State has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Top Colleges and by the Princeton Review as among the best in the Midwest. Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, its pedestrian friendly and beautifully landscaped campus has earned a Tree Campus USA designation and has been recognized by Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible college campuses. The Indiana State student body represents all 50 states and more than 65 countries and is among the most diverse in Indiana. More than two-thirds of its students are from Indiana with a high percentage who are first-generation college students. Earning a degree from Indiana State is transformational, and the University is ranked in the top 14% nationally on CollegeNet’s annual social mobility index. Indiana State is a top-value institution with the lowest cost of attendance among Indiana’s top four public residential universities. The university also awards more than $16 million per year in scholarships and provides on-campus employment to more than 2,000 students. With more than 100 undergraduate majors and 75 graduate programs offered by its five colleges, Indiana State’s top-quality academic programs are aligned with today’s workforce needs in Indiana and beyond. Indiana State graduates occupy leadership positions in numerous fields including health care, criminology, insurance and risk management, athletic training, education, packaging technology, aviation, accounting, and others. Outside of the classroom, there are more than 250 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series which bring national touring productions and speakers to campus. Located in the heart of Terre Haute’s downtown, Indiana State’s campus is within walking distance to local shops and restaurants. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour’s drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas including St. Louis, Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville. To learn more about Indiana State University go to: www.indstate.edu.

Fall 2015 First-time Full-time Cohort

6-year outcomes for undergraduate bachelor’s-seeking students as of 2021

First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2015

Number of students: 2,771

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41%
13%
2%
6%
38%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
40%
10%
5%
9%
36%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
29%
5%
19%
14%
33%
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 Indiana State University in the Fall of 2015. 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 Indiana 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 Indiana 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 Indiana State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Indiana 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.

Indiana State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2015 BY SUMMER 2021
 
2015-16
 
2016-17
 
2017-18
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2018-19
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2019-20
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2020-21
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Bachelor's degree from Indiana State University 0% 0% 2% 29% 40% 41%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Indiana State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Indiana State University 0% 0% 2% 29% 40% 41%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 2% 6% 7%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 1% 2% 3% 4% 6%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 1% 2% 5% 10% 13%
Enrolled at Indiana State University 97% 64% 50% 19% 5% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 8% 10% 8% 5% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 9% 8% 6% 4% 3%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 17% 18% 14% 9% 6%
Current Status Unknown 2% 18% 28% 33% 36% 38%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2015

Number of students: 568

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61%
10%
1%
4%
24%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
56%
8%
8%
7%
21%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
20%
3%
53%
9%
15%
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 Indiana State University in the Fall of 2015. 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 Indiana 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 Indiana 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 Indiana State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Indiana 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.

Indiana State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2015 BY SUMMER 2021
 
2015-16
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2016-17
 
2017-18
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2018-19
 
2019-20
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2020-21
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Bachelor's degree from Indiana State University 1% 20% 45% 56% 59% 61%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Indiana State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Indiana State University 1% 20% 45% 56% 59% 61%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 2% 4% 4% 5%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 1% 2% 3% 4% 4% 5%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 3% 5% 8% 8% 10%
Enrolled at Indiana State University 95% 53% 21% 8% 3% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 4% 5% 4% 3% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 5% 4% 3% 3% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 9% 9% 7% 6% 4%
Current Status Unknown 2% 15% 20% 21% 24% 24%