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.

Williston State College

Williston State College operates as a two-year public community college in the North Dakota University System. The college is one of eleven institutions under the jurisdiction of the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education. Williston State College is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students. Williston State College offers transfer programs leading to Associate in Arts and Associate in Science Degrees. Students can complete the first two years of many majors and transfer with junior status to most four-year colleges and universities. The mission of Williston State College, “Where the People Make the Difference,” is to provide accessible, affordable, life changing, and lifelong educational pathways to residents of North Dakota, the Upper Plains, and beyond.
All Students

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

Number of students: 210

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41%
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 Williston State 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 Williston State College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Williston State College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Williston State 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.

Williston State College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - All Students

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT WILLISTON STATE COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
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Associate degree from Williston State College 21%
+ Associate degree from Williston State College - with later transfer to another institution 15%
+ Certificate award from Williston State College 5%
+ Certificate award from Williston State College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Williston State College 41%
Enrolled at Williston State College 0%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Williston State 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 Williston State College.
Full-Time

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

Number of students: 176

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43%
1%
24%
32%
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 Williston State 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 Williston State College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Williston State College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Williston State 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.

Williston State College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT WILLISTON STATE COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
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Associate degree from Williston State College 22%
+ Associate degree from Williston State College - with later transfer to another institution 17%
+ Certificate award from Williston State College 4%
+ Certificate award from Williston State College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Williston State College 43%
Enrolled at Williston State College 1%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Williston State College* 24%
Current Status Unknown 32%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Williston State College.
Part-Time

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

Number of students: 34

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30%
26%
44%
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 Williston State 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 Williston State College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Williston State College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Williston State 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.

Williston State College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - Part-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT WILLISTON STATE COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
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Associate degree from Williston State College 18%
+ Associate degree from Williston State College - with later transfer to another institution 3%
+ Certificate award from Williston State College 9%
+ Certificate award from Williston State College - with later transfer to another institution 0%
= Total Graduated from Williston State College 30%
Enrolled at Williston State College 0%
Transferred with no degree or certificate from Williston State College* 26%
Current Status Unknown 44%
* Students who transferred may have subsequently earned a degree or award or be still enrolled; their status is not tracked after their transfer from Williston State College.