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.

University of North Dakota

UND enrolls nearly 15,000 students from every state and more than 50 countries in more than 220 fields of study, from baccalaureate through doctoral and professional degrees, including law and medicine. The university offers more than 40 of those degrees and graduate certificate programs through distance education. In addition, each year the University has more than 11,000 registrations in non-credit activities, including lifelong learning courses, conferences, professional certificates, teacher workshops, and staff development training. UND's outstanding academic programs prepare students for a lifetime of learning, personal fulfillment, and success, and to have a positive impact on society. As a research university, we create, advance, and apply knowledge and expertise to serve the state, nation, and world. The University is nationally ranked and known for teaching and expertise in rural medicine, aerospace, unmanned aircraft systems, energy and environment, petroleum engineering, entrepreneurship, health and life sciences.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 2,073

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54%
18%
5%
6%
17%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
47%
13%
15%
9%
16%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
26%
8%
38%
15%
13%
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 University of North Dakota in the Fall of 2010. 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 University of North Dakota 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 University of North Dakota 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 University of North Dakota are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of North Dakota 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.

University of North Dakota | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from University of North Dakota 0% 0% 1% 26% 47% 54%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of North Dakota 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of North Dakota 0% 0% 1% 26% 47% 54%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 3% 7% 10%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 2% 5% 6% 8%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 2% 8% 13% 18%
Enrolled at University of North Dakota 97% 78% 66% 38% 15% 5%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 7% 11% 10% 6% 4%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 5% 6% 5% 3% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 12% 17% 15% 9% 6%
Current Status Unknown 3% 10% 14% 13% 16% 17%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 574

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56%
16%
3%
4%
21%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
48%
12%
12%
6%
22%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
12%
2%
61%
10%
15%
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 University of North Dakota in the Fall of 2010. 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 University of North Dakota 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 University of North Dakota 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 University of North Dakota are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of North Dakota 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.

University of North Dakota | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from University of North Dakota 2% 12% 31% 48% 54% 56%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of North Dakota 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of North Dakota 2% 12% 31% 48% 54% 56%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 4% 7% 9% 10%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 1% 1% 3% 5% 5% 6%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 2% 7% 12% 14% 16%
Enrolled at University of North Dakota 92% 61% 32% 12% 4% 3%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 8% 7% 4% 4% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 2% 4% 2% 1% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 10% 11% 6% 5% 4%
Current Status Unknown 5% 15% 19% 22% 23% 21%