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.

Tompkins Cortland Community College

Tompkins Cortland Community College is one of 30 community colleges and 64 campuses in the State University of New York system. Located in Dryden, the college serves more than three thousand students in credit programs and another three thousand in non-credit workshops and customized training. The college offers 54 academic programs in business, computers, health, communications, liberal arts, criminal justice, and human services. Specific degree programs include broadcast production, computer forensics, engineering science, new media, sport management, hotel and restaurant management, wine marketing, and several liberal arts programs, including education and general studies. The college attracts a diverse student body from most counties in New York State, several other U.S. states, and nearly 70 countries. The learning environment is enriched by students of all ages and backgrounds. About half of the college's graduates transfer as juniors to bachelor's degree programs at a wide variety of colleges and universities around the world, including Cornell University and Ithaca College. Tompkins Cortland students study both full-time and part-time, and the college is a leader in online education. The college operates extension centers in Ithaca and Cortland. Tompkins Cortland is extensively involved in our community. The college provides contract training for most major employers and provides an array of non-credit workshops designed to build skills relating to computers, leadership and supervision, personal growth, and many other areas. As a learning-centered college, Tompkins Cortland is strongly committed to building on strengths to achieve student success.
All Students

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

Number of students: 1,097

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38%
1%
32%
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 Tompkins Cortland 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 Tompkins Cortland Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Tompkins Cortland 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.

Tompkins Cortland Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - All Students

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT TOMPKINS CORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
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Associate degree from Tompkins Cortland Community College 17%
+ Associate degree from Tompkins Cortland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 21%
+ Certificate award from Tompkins Cortland Community College 0%
+ Certificate award from Tompkins Cortland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Tompkins Cortland Community College 38%
Enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College 1%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Tompkins Cortland Community College* 32%
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 Tompkins Cortland Community College.
Full-Time

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

Number of students: 992

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38%
1%
32%
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 Tompkins Cortland 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 Tompkins Cortland Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Tompkins Cortland 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.

Tompkins Cortland Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT TOMPKINS CORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
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Associate degree from Tompkins Cortland Community College 16%
+ Associate degree from Tompkins Cortland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 22%
+ Certificate award from Tompkins Cortland Community College 0%
+ Certificate award from Tompkins Cortland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Tompkins Cortland Community College 38%
Enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College 1%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Tompkins Cortland Community College* 32%
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 Tompkins Cortland Community College.
Part-Time

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

Number of students: 105

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38%
3%
33%
26%
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 Tompkins Cortland 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 Tompkins Cortland Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Tompkins Cortland 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.

Tompkins Cortland Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Part-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT TOMPKINS CORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
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Associate degree from Tompkins Cortland Community College 26%
+ Associate degree from Tompkins Cortland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 11%
+ Certificate award from Tompkins Cortland Community College 0%
+ Certificate award from Tompkins Cortland Community College - with later transfer to another institution 1%
= Total Graduated from Tompkins Cortland Community College 38%
Enrolled at Tompkins Cortland Community College 3%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Tompkins Cortland Community College* 33%
Current Status Unknown 26%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Tompkins Cortland Community College.