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 Rate within 3 academic years of at least 20%. 20.6% Academic Year 2016
MS Institutions of Higher Learning Transfer GPA Report Transfer GPA at Graduation average of at least 3.2. 3.29 Academic Year 2016
MS Institutions of Higher Learning Transfer GPA Report Transfer GPA at Graduation average will rank in the top 5 of MACJC colleges. 2nd of 15 MACJC colleges Academic Year 2016
National Student Clearinghouse Postsecondary Completions Report (link) Six-Year Total Four-Year College/University Completion Rate for full-time entering cohort will be higher than the national benchmark rate. 26.63% ECCC rate greater than 25.99% national benchmark rate. 2016-17 Report on Fall 2010 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
ECCC Institutional Outcomes Report Retention Rate fall-to-spring for first-time, full-time cohort of at least 80%. 83.7% Academic  Year 2018
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. 64% ECCC rate greater than 61% comparison college group average rate. Academic Year 2017

 

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
Mississippi Community College Performance Profile (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. 36.5% Academic Year 2016
National Center for Education Statistics (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. 37% Academic Year 2016
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. 39.7% Academic Year 2017
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. 40.1% Academic Year 2017
Mississippi Community College Performance Profile (link) Total degrees and certificates awarded for the academic year of at least 575. 599 Academic Year 2016
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Feedback Report (link) Graduation Rate will exceed the feedback report comparison college group average. 37% ECCC rate greater than 28% comparison college group average rate. Academic Year 2017
Mississippi Community College Performance Profile (link) State/Nationally Recognized Credentials Earned through ECCC Workforce Development will equal or exceed 7.5% of the MACJC total. 9.1% Fiscal Year 2016

 

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
Mississippi Community College Performance Profile (link) Placement Rate of Career & Technical and Allied Health graduates (including Associate Degree Nursing) of at least 80%. 81.0% Academic Year 2016
Career & Technical Education Postsecondary District Summary Report Technical Skill Attainment rate of at least 85%. 88.6% Academic Year 2017
Mississippi Community College Performance Profile (link) Annual Total Workforce Training Contact Hours ranking in the top 7 of MACJC colleges. 5th of 15 MACJC colleges Fiscal Year 2016