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.

Nassau Community College

Nassau Community College, the largest single campus community college of SUNY's 30 community colleges, enjoys a nationwide reputation for academic excellence and ease of transferability to four-year schools. Nassau's faculty is one of the best in New York State, having a higher than average number of Phds and EDds and one of the lowest teacher/student ratios. The modern campus includes a library with sophisticated audiovisual facilities, as well as classroom/laboratory wings equipped with personal computers and state-of-the-art apparatus for instruction in over 70 different fields of study in business, fine and performing arts, health-related sciences, liberal arts and sciences, mathematics/computer processing, natural sciences, engineering technologies and social sciences. Weekend, evening and Distance Education courses are available as well.
All Students

First-time-at-Institution, All Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 3,939

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37%
4%
25%
34%
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 Nassau Community College in the Fall of 2009. 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 Nassau Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Nassau Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Nassau 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.

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

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
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Associate degree from Nassau Community College 10%
+ Associate degree from Nassau Community College - with later transfer to another institution 27%
+ Certificate award from Nassau Community College 0%
+ Certificate award from Nassau Community College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Nassau Community College 37%
Enrolled at Nassau Community College 4%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Nassau Community College* 25%
Current Status Unknown 34%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Nassau Community College.
Full-Time

First-time-at-Institution, Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 3,702

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38%
4%
25%
33%
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 Nassau Community College in the Fall of 2009. 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 Nassau Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Nassau Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Nassau 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.

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

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
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Associate degree from Nassau Community College 10%
+ Associate degree from Nassau Community College - with later transfer to another institution 28%
+ Certificate award from Nassau Community College 0%
+ Certificate award from Nassau Community College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Nassau Community College 38%
Enrolled at Nassau Community College 4%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Nassau Community College* 25%
Current Status Unknown 33%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Nassau Community College.
Part-Time

First-time-at-Institution, Part-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 237

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30%
5%
22%
43%
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 Nassau Community College in the Fall of 2009. 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 Nassau Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Nassau Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Nassau 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.

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

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
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Associate degree from Nassau Community College 13%
+ Associate degree from Nassau Community College - with later transfer to another institution 16%
+ Certificate award from Nassau Community College 1%
+ Certificate award from Nassau Community College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Nassau Community College 30%
Enrolled at Nassau Community College 5%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Nassau Community College* 22%
Current Status Unknown 43%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Nassau Community College.