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.

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

Montana Tech possesses an internationally esteemed, century-old tradition of excellence in higher education. With over 2,900 students, Montana Tech provides graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful, conduct basic and applied research, and provide related services to the citizens of Montana and beyond. Montana Tech takes pride in quality instruction provided by highly qualified faculty members. A 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio and an average class size of 20 facilitate the relationships lead to student success. Tech is located in beautiful southwestern Montana with abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. Its tree-shaded perimeter encloses both the stately buildings of the Institution’s past and the modern facilities reflecting its present and its future. Classes are challenging with an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration. The exceptional job placement rate of graduates and the success stories of alumni, combined with the low cost of attendance in a highly personalized environment, attest to both quality and value. Stressing a deep focus on achievement, Montana Tech provides the opportunity for students to be IN DEMAND.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 274

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42%
14%
7%
8%
29%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
36%
11%
15%
11%
27%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
20%
7%
34%
16%
23%
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 Montana Tech of the University of Montana in the Fall of 2011. 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 Montana Tech of the University of Montana 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 Montana Tech of the University of Montana 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 Montana Tech of the University of Montana are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Montana Tech of the University of Montana 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.

Montana Tech of the University of Montana | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
MONTANA TECH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2014-15
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2015-16
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2016-17
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Bachelor's degree from Montana Tech of the University of Montana 0% 0% 0% 18% 35% 41%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Montana Tech of the University of Montana 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 1%
= Total Graduated from Montana Tech of the University of Montana 0% 0% 1% 20% 36% 42%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 4% 7% 11%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 1% 2% 3% 4% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 1% 2% 7% 11% 14%
Enrolled at Montana Tech of the University of Montana 100% 71% 57% 34% 15% 7%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 11% 15% 14% 10% 7%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 6% 5% 2% 1% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 17% 20% 16% 11% 8%
Current Status Unknown 0% 11% 20% 23% 27% 29%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 139

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64%
10%
2%
6%
18%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
50%
5%
20%
6%
19%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
7%
1%
71%
9%
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 Montana Tech of the University of Montana in the Fall of 2011. 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 Montana Tech of the University of Montana 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 Montana Tech of the University of Montana 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 Montana Tech of the University of Montana are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Montana Tech of the University of Montana 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.

Montana Tech of the University of Montana | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
MONTANA TECH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
 
2011-12
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2014-15
 
2015-16
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2016-17
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Bachelor's degree from Montana Tech of the University of Montana 0% 7% 38% 49% 58% 64%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Montana Tech of the University of Montana 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Montana Tech of the University of Montana 0% 7% 38% 50% 58% 64%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 1% 3% 6% 7%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 2% 2% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 1% 2% 5% 8% 10%
Enrolled at Montana Tech of the University of Montana 96% 71% 35% 20% 9% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 5% 5% 4% 6% 4%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 4% 3% 2% 1% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 9% 8% 6% 7% 6%
Current Status Unknown 4% 12% 17% 19% 18% 18%