1.  East Central Community College will prepare students, wishing to continue their education in pursuit of a baccalaureate degree, for a successful transition.

 

Assessment Instrument Expected Outcome Most Recent Result Result Timeframe 
Mississippi Community College Performance Profile (link) Transfer-Out Rate within 3 academic years of at least 20%. 19.9% Academic Year 2016-2017
MS Institutions of Higher Learning Transfer GPA Report Transfer GPA at Graduation average of at least 3.2. 3.34 Academic Year 2017-2018
MS Institutions of Higher Learning Transfer GPA Report Transfer GPA at Graduation average will rank in the top 5 of MACJC colleges. 1st of 15 MACJC colleges Academic Year 2017-2018
National Student Clearinghouse Postsecondary Completions Report (link) Six-Year Total (2- and 4-year) Completion Rate for full-time entering cohort will be greater than the national benchmark rate. 62.5% ECCC rate greater than 60.8% national benchmark rate. 2018-19 Report on Fall 2012 Cohort

 

2.  East Central Community College will retain entering students towards on-time completion.

 

Assessment Instrument Expected Outcome Most Recent Result Result Timeframe
Mississippi Community College Performance Profile (link) Retention Rate fall-to-fall for first-time, full-time cohort of at least 62%. 62.9% Academic Year 2016-2017
ECCC Institutional Outcomes Report Persistence Rate fall-to-spring for first-time, full-time cohort of at least 80%, according to ECCC full-time definition of at least 15 credit hours. 86.1% Fall 2018 Cohort
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Feedback Report (link) Retention Rate fall-to-fall for full-time students will exceed the feedback report comparison college group average. 65% ECCC rate greater than 61% comparison college group average rate. Academic Year 2017-2018

 

3.  East Central Community College will confer Associate of Arts/Science degrees, Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, Technical and Career certificates as well as non-credit credentials.

 

Assessment Instrument Expected Outcome Most Recent Result Result Timeframe
National Center for Education Statistics College Navigator (NCES, link) Graduation Rate within 150% of program length for first-time, full-time cohort of at least 40%, according to federal full-time definition of at least 12 credit hours. 40% Academic Year 2016-2017
ECCC Institutional Outcomes Report Graduation Rate within 150% of program length for first-time, full-time cohort of at least 40%, according to ECCC full-time definition of at least 15 credit hours. 41.8% Fall 2015 Cohort
ECCC Institutional Outcomes Report Graduation Rate within 3 academic years for first-time, full-time cohort of at least 40%, according to ECCC full-time definition of at least 15 credit hours. 42.8% Fall 2015 Cohort
Mississippi Community College Performance Profile (link) Total degrees and certificates awarded for the academic year of at least 575. 566 Academic Year 2016-2017
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Feedback Report (link) Graduation Rate will exceed the feedback report comparison college group average. 40% ECCC rate greater than 32% comparison college group average rate. 2018 Report
Mississippi Community College Performance Profile (link) Nationally Recognized CRC Credentials Earned through ECCC Workforce Development will equal or exceed 7.5% of the MACJC total. 858 ECCC CRC credentials comprise 14.9% of 5,747 MACJC Total. Fiscal Year 2016-2017

 

4.  East Central Community College will prepare AAS and certificate graduates along with non-credit trainees for entry into the workforce.

 

Assessment Instrument Expected Outcome Most Recent Result Result Timeframe
Career & Technical Education Postsecondary District Summary Report Placement Rate of Career & Technical and Allied Health graduates (including Associate Degree Nursing) of at least 80%. 84.2% 2017-18 Report
Career & Technical Education Postsecondary District Summary Report Technical Skill Attainment rate of at least 85%. 75.5% 2017-18 Report
Mississippi Community College Performance Profile (link) Annual Total Workforce Training Contact Hours ranking in the top 7 of MACJC colleges. 10th of 15 MACJC colleges Fiscal Year 2016-2017