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.

Minot State University

Minot State University is a regional, public institution located in the northwest region of North Dakota, serving students from Minot, the region, state, nation, and other countries. Undergraduate and graduate courses and programs are offered on campus and at a distance, through face-to-face, online, and alternative modes of delivery. Non-credit and professional training and experiences are offered to students and community members. Committed to high academic standards and professional support for students, the university is dedicated to student success, engaged and life-long learning, advancement of knowledge, effective student service, and development of students of character. These commitments are grounded in effective and motivated teaching and learning, scholarship, and service. General studies and a variety of programs are offered in the arts and sciences, business, and education and health sciences. A wide range of student support services is provided to on-campus and off- campus students. The university values critical and creative thinking, vitality of communities and cultures, stewardship of place, and the multicultural and global environment. The university honors and supports the dignity and rights of diverse individuals, freedom of expression, academic freedom, ethical and moral behavior, integrity, fairness, and honesty. Minot State University is first and foremost dedicated to the success of all students: their growth and development as educated citizens, their confidence, and their life-long devotion to the common good and the welfare of others. Core Values MSU cares deeply about its students, their learning, and their growth. The university is proud of its values and long-term commitment to: Teaching and learning with excellence, integrity, and engagement Serving students and others respectfully and responsibly Following high ethical and moral principles Supporting the values of community and place, where all community members are valued and respected for their work, contributions, and freedom of expression.

Bachelor's Seeking Model

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2007

Number of students: 418

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34%
11%
8%
10%
37%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
29%
8%
15%
11%
37%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
13%
6%
36%
13%
32%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown
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The SAM Bachelor’s Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor’s degree program at Minot State University in the Fall of 2007. 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 Minot 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 Minot 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 Minot State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Minot 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.

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

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2007 BY SUMMER 2013
 
2007-08
 
2008-09
 
2009-10
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2010-11
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2011-12
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2012-13
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Bachelor's degree from Minot State University 0% 0% 0% 13% 29% 34%
+ Associate degree from Minot State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Minot State University 0% 0% 0% 13% 29% 34%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 2% 3% 6%
+ Associate degree from another institution 0% 0% 3% 4% 5% 5%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 3% 6% 8% 11%
Enrolled at Minot State University 94% 65% 52% 36% 15% 8%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 6% 10% 9% 9% 7%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 3% 3% 4% 3% 3%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 9% 13% 13% 11% 10%
Current Status Unknown 6% 26% 32% 32% 37% 37%

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2007

Number of students: 218

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39%
10%
3%
7%
41%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
33%
7%
15%
11%
34%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
7%
2%
58%
11%
22%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown
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The SAM Bachelor’s Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor’s degree program at Minot State University in the Fall of 2007. 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 Minot 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 Minot 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 Minot State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Minot 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.

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

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2007 BY SUMMER 2013
 
2007-08
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2008-09
 
2009-10
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2012-13
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Bachelor's degree from Minot State University 1% 7% 21% 33% 37% 39%
+ Associate degree from Minot State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Minot State University 1% 7% 21% 33% 37% 39%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 3% 5% 6% 7%
+ Associate degree from another institution 0% 1% 2% 2% 3% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 2% 5% 7% 9% 10%
Enrolled at Minot State University 91% 58% 34% 15% 8% 3%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 1% 7% 8% 8% 5% 6%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 4% 3% 4% 2% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
2% 11% 10% 11% 7% 7%
Current Status Unknown 6% 22% 30% 34% 39% 41%