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 Houston-Downtown

UHD is a public, four-year university known for its diversity, ingenuity and commitment to providing opportunity. Its distinguished program of academics includes 44 bachelor’s degrees and 8 master’s degrees. The campus is located in downtown Houston, the heart of Houston's central business district; and also offers programs at satellite locations and online. With dedicated faculty, small classes and innovative course options, traditional and non-traditional students succeed here. UHD prepares individuals to thrive in the multicultural workplace of the 21st century and students enjoy close relationships with many Fortune 500 corporations based in the nation’s 4th largest city.

Bachelor's Seeking Model

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 722

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13%
12%
15%
23%
37%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
8%
7%
21%
27%
37%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
1%
2%
31%
31%
35%
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 Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Houston-Downtown 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 University of Houston-Downtown 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 Houston-Downtown 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 Houston-Downtown are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Houston-Downtown 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 Houston-Downtown | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN 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 University of Houston-Downtown 0% 0% 0% 1% 8% 13%
+ Associate degree from University of Houston-Downtown 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Houston-Downtown 0% 0% 0% 1% 8% 13%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 1% 5% 10%
+ Associate degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 1% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 1% 2% 7% 12%
Enrolled at University of Houston-Downtown 91% 57% 39% 31% 21% 15%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 8% 13% 16% 14% 10%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 15% 17% 15% 13% 13%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 23% 30% 31% 27% 23%
Current Status Unknown 8% 20% 30% 35% 37% 37%

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 1,037

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46%
12%
7%
9%
26%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
39%
6%
16%
15%
24%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
15%
2%
54%
17%
12%
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 Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at University of Houston-Downtown in the Fall of 2009. The students’ progress toward a degree is reported within 2, 4, 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 Houston-Downtown 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 Houston-Downtown 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 Houston-Downtown are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Houston-Downtown 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 Houston-Downtown | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN 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 University of Houston-Downtown 2% 15% 30% 39% 44% 46%
+ Associate degree from University of Houston-Downtown 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Houston-Downtown 2% 15% 30% 39% 44% 46%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 3% 5% 8% 10%
+ Associate degree from another institution 2% 1% 1% 1% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 2% 2% 4% 6% 10% 12%
Enrolled at University of Houston-Downtown 93% 54% 29% 16% 9% 7%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 9% 10% 8% 6% 4%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 8% 7% 7% 6% 5%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 17% 17% 15% 12% 9%
Current Status Unknown 3% 12% 20% 24% 25% 26%