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Student Success


Student Success Fall to Spring First Time Students

Student Success Rate First Time Students Fall to Fall


Three Year Graduation Rate

Three Year Transfer Rate


Six Year Comprehensive Success Rate


This metric includes in the cohort all new (first-time and transfer students), full and part-time, degree and certificate seeking students, and nondegree students who earned at least twelve credits during their first two academic years. Students are counted with a successful outcome if they, within six years, earn a degree or certificate, transfer to a two or four-year school, attain at least 30 credits and/or are still enrolled.


Student Success Metrics

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Note: Data for the Fall 2008 through Fall 2010 cohorts and the Fall 2012 cohort comes from DHE’s Student Success & Completion Performance Dashboard. For the Fall 2011 cohort, the data point on the Massachusetts community college average comes from DHE and the Office of Institutional Research provided the data points on MassBay and the top performing college. For the Fall 2013 cohort, the data on MassBay was provided by the Office of Institutional Research; however, the DHE data is not yet available.