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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

The University of Pittsburgh is among the oldest American institutions of higher learning, evolving from a frontier cabin established in 1787 into an internationally recognized institution. The University system of 16 Pittsburgh Campus schools and four regional campuses offers over 450 degree programs, a world-renowned medical center, and over 300 research centers, institutes, laboratories and clinics. The Pittsburgh campus in the Oakland neighborhood of one of the nation's most livable cities is only three miles from the city center and offers access to arts, music, culture, sports and much more. Just beyond lies a region with endless opportunities for outdoor activities.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 3,702

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81%
8%
1%
4%
6%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
79%
7%
4%
5%
5%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
63%
4%
21%
8%
4%
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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-PITTSBURGH CAMPUS 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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 0% 0% 2% 63% 79% 81%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 0% 0% 2% 63% 79% 81%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 4% 7% 8%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 4% 7% 8%
Enrolled at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 97% 88% 83% 21% 4% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 5% 8% 6% 3% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 3% 2% 2% 2% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 8% 10% 8% 5% 4%
Current Status Unknown 3% 4% 5% 4% 5% 6%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 500

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82%
8%
1%
2%
7%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
80%
6%
4%
4%
6%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
25%
1%
59%
5%
10%
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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-PITTSBURGH CAMPUS 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 Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 1% 25% 67% 80% 82% 82%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 1% 25% 67% 80% 82% 82%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 3% 5% 7% 7%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 1% 3% 6% 8% 8%
Enrolled at University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 91% 59% 18% 4% 2% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 4% 4% 3% 2% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 1% 2% 1% 0% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 5% 6% 4% 2% 2%
Current Status Unknown 8% 10% 6% 6% 6% 7%