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.

Michigan State University

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First-time-In-College

First-time-In-College Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 7,364

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3%
78%
6%
13%
1%
2%
Associate or 2-year Degree from Michigan State University
Transfer & Subsequent Associate or 2-year Degree
77%
1%
Bachelor's or 4-year Degree from Michigan State University
Transfer & Subsequent Bachelor's or 4-year Degree
2%
1%
3%
Enrolled at Michigan State University
Enrolled at Another 2-year Institution
Enrolled at Another 4-year Institution
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Associate or 2-year Degree
Graduated: Bachelor's or 4-year Degree
Enrolled
Current Status Unknown

The SAM First-time-In-College Stacked Credentials model tracks a group of students who started at Michigan State University in the Fall of 2010. The chart shows the highest degree earned for students in the group within 6 years. Click on the bar segments in the chart to see the breakout by type of degree earned (associate or bachelor’s degree) or institution (Michigan State University, another 2-year school, or another 4-year school). The same group of students is included in the results for every year. To review the data for previous years for this group of students, click the “view detail data for graph” link.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who graduated with an associate or 2-year degree are represented by the red bar ().
    • Click on the red section of the chart to see the proportion of students who earned their associate degree from Michigan State University or from another institution.
  • Students who graduated with a bachelor’s or 4-year degree are represented by the green bar().
    • Click on the green section of the chart to see the proportion of students who earned their associate degree from Michigan State University or from another institution.
  • Students who are still enrolled are represented by the aqua bar ().
    • Click on the aqua section of the chart to see the proportion of students who are still enrolled at Michigan State University, at another 2-year institution, or at another 4-year institution.
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Michigan State University | Stacked Model

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENTS STARTING AT
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
 
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Associate or 2-year degree from Michigan State University 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
+ Transfer & subsequent associate or 2-year degree 0% 0% 1% 1% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated: Associate or 2-year degree 0% 1% 2% 2% 3% 3%
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Bachelor's or 4-year degree from Michigan State University 0% 0% 2% 51% 73% 77%
+ Transfer & subsequent bachelor's or 4-year degree 0% 0% 0% 2% 2% 1%
= Total Graduated: Bachelor's or 4-year degree 0% 0% 2% 53% 75% 78%
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Enrolled at Michigan State University 94% 86% 79% 30% 8% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 3% 3% 3% 2% 1%
+ Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 3% 6% 5% 3% 3%
= Total Enrolled 94% 92% 88% 38% 13% 6%
Current Status Unknown 6% 7% 8% 7% 9% 13%
Transfer

Transfer Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 1,374

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4%
85%
5%
6%
0%
4%
Associate or 2-year Degree from Michigan State University
Transfer & Subsequent Associate or 2-year Degree
84%
1%
Bachelor's or 4-year Degree from Michigan State University
Transfer & Subsequent Bachelor's or 4-year Degree
2%
1%
2%
Enrolled at Michigan State University
Enrolled at Another 2-year Institution
Enrolled at Another 4-year Institution
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Associate or 2-year Degree
Graduated: Bachelor's or 4-year Degree
Enrolled
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Transfer Stacked Credentials model tracks a group of students who started at Michigan State University in the Fall of 2010. The chart shows the highest degree earned for students in the group within 6 years. Click on the bar segments in the chart to see the breakout by type of degree earned (associate or bachelor’s degree) or institution (Michigan State University, another 2-year school, or another 4-year school). The same group of students is included in the results for every year. To review the data for previous years for this group of students, click the “view detail data for graph” link.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who graduated with an associate or 2-year degree are represented by the red bar ().
    • Click on the red section of the chart to see the proportion of students who earned their associate degree from Michigan State University or from another institution.
  • Students who graduated with a bachelor’s or 4-year degree are represented by the green bar().
    • Click on the green section of the chart to see the proportion of students who earned their associate degree from Michigan State University or from another institution.
  • Students who are still enrolled are represented by the aqua bar ().
    • Click on the aqua section of the chart to see the proportion of students who are still enrolled at Michigan State University, at another 2-year institution, or at another 4-year institution.
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Michigan State University | Stacked Model

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENTS STARTING AT
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
 
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Associate or 2-year degree from Michigan State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
+ Transfer & subsequent associate or 2-year degree 1% 2% 3% 3% 4% 4%
= Total Graduated: Associate or 2-year degree 1% 2% 3% 3% 4% 4%
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Bachelor's or 4-year degree from Michigan State University 0% 15% 57% 76% 82% 84%
+ Transfer & subsequent bachelor's or 4-year degree 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1%
= Total Graduated: Bachelor's or 4-year degree 0% 15% 58% 77% 83% 85%
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Enrolled at Michigan State University 94% 74% 29% 10% 3% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 2% 2% 1% 1% 1%
+ Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 4% 4% 3% 2% 2%
= Total Enrolled 94% 80% 35% 14% 6% 5%
Current Status Unknown 5% 3% 4% 6% 7% 6%