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.

Dickinson State University

Dickinson State University is a regional four-year institution within the North Dakota University System, whose primary role is to contribute to the intellectual, social, economic, and cultural development, especially to southwestern North Dakota. The University’s mission is to provide high quality, accessible programs, promote excellence in teaching and learning, support scholarly and creative activities and provide service relevant to the economy, health, and quality of life of the citizens of the State of North Dakota.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 283

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28%
7%
6%
7%
52%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
24%
4%
17%
11%
44%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
14%
40%
18%
28%
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 Dickinson State University in the Fall of 2009. 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 Dickinson 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 Dickinson 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 Dickinson State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Dickinson 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.

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

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
DICKINSON STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2009-10
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2012-13
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from Dickinson State University 0% 0% 1% 14% 24% 28%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Dickinson State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Dickinson State University 0% 0% 1% 14% 24% 28%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 7%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 7%
Enrolled at Dickinson State University 86% 71% 52% 40% 17% 6%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 1% 5% 12% 16% 10% 6%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 4% 3% 2% 1% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 9% 15% 18% 11% 7%
Current Status Unknown 13% 20% 32% 28% 44% 52%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 169

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38%
11%
2%
9%
40%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
31%
2%
11%
18%
38%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2%
1%
72%
7%
18%
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 Dickinson State University in the Fall of 2009. 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 Dickinson 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 Dickinson 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 Dickinson State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Dickinson 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.

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

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
DICKINSON STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2009-10
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from Dickinson State University 0% 2% 16% 31% 34% 38%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Dickinson State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Dickinson State University 0% 2% 16% 31% 34% 38%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 1% 1% 1% 2% 9% 11%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 1% 1% 2% 9% 11%
Enrolled at Dickinson State University 67% 72% 38% 11% 8% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 1% 5% 14% 16% 11% 8%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 2% 2% 2% 2% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
2% 7% 16% 18% 13% 9%
Current Status Unknown 30% 18% 29% 38% 36% 40%