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.
Gateway Community CollegeGateway Community College (GCC), the largest of Connecticut's state community colleges, is a NEASC-accredited public two-year college conveniently located in a state-of-the-art modern building in the vibrant area of downtown New Haven. GCC has an open-door policy, which is designed to be accessible and affordable to all residents in the state. GCC’s mission is to offer high-quality instruction and comprehensive services in an environment conducive to learning. The GCC community responds to the changing academic, occupational, technological, and cultural needs of a diverse population. Over 100 for-credit programs are available. Many graduates pursue careers in a variety of high-demand occupational areas, such as health care, business, computer, automotive, and engineering technology. Other graduates elect to continue their education seamlessly in one of the Connecticut College and State University System’s four-year institutions. In order to serve the needs of the state residents and local community, GCC also offers a wide range of non-credit programs in personal development as well as in the business and industry.
Fall 2016 First-time Full-time Cohort
6-year outcomes for undergraduate associates-seeking students as of 2022
First-time-at-Institution, All Students Starting Fall 2016
Number of students: 2,045
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The SAM Associate's Degree / Certificate model tracks a group of students who started an associate degree program or certificate program at Gateway Community College in the Fall of 2016. 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 Gateway Community College are represented by the purple bar with the solid black bar underneath ().
- Students who started at and are still enrolled at Gateway Community College are represented by the aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
- Students who started at Gateway Community 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.
Gateway Community College | Associate / Certificate Seeking Model - All Students
|OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT GATEWAY COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FALL 2016 BY SUMMER 2022|
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|=||Total Graduated from Gateway Community College||18%|
|Enrolled at Gateway Community College||5%|
|Transferred with no degree or certificate from Gateway Community College*||27%|
|Current Status Unknown||50%|