Student Achievement and Goals

1-Year Retention Rates

First-Time Associate Seeking Freshmen

Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Goal
Fall 2018
Actual
Cohort 2966 3227 3139 3121 3121
Retained (n) 1769 1990 1855 1907 1843
Retained (%) 59.6% 61.7% 59.1% 61.1% 59.1%

*Goals are set at one percentage point above the 3 year average.

First-Time Full-time Degree and Certificate Seekers

Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Cohort 2094 1983 1984
Retained (n) 1420 1269 1312
Retained (%) 67.8% 64.0% 66.1%

First-Time Full-Time Associate Seeking Freshmen

Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Goal
Fall 2018
Actual
Cohort 1870 2079 1969 1959 1959
Retained (n) 1224 1406 1250 1303 1231
Retained (%) 65.5% 67.6% 63.5% 66.5% 62.8%

*Goals are set at one percentage point above the 3 year average.

2-Year Retention Rates

First-Time Associate Seeking Freshmen

Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Goal
Fall 2016
Actual
Cohort 2942 2975 2966 3227 3227
Retained (n) 1226 1400 1389 1491 1498
Retained (%) 41.7% 47.1% 46.8% 46.2% 46.4%

*Goals are set at one percentage point above the 3 year average.

First-Time Full-Time Associate Seeking Freshmen

Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Goal
Fall 2016
Actual
Cohort 1810 1880 1870 2079 2079
Retained (n) 830 977 972 1058 1068
Retained (%) 45.9% 52.0% 52.0% 50.9% 51.4%

*Goals are set at one percentage point above the 3 year average.

3-Year Graduation Rates

First-Time Full-Time Associate Seeking Freshmen

Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016
Goal
Fall 2016
Actual
Cohort 1810 1880 1870 2079 2079
Graduated (n) 444 546 598 686 692
Graduated (%) 24.5% 29.0% 32.0% 33.0% 33.3%

*Goals are set by monitoring a graduation dashboard with up to date completion data and forecasting using the earned student credit hours and estimated graduation date.

Degrees Conferred

Associate Degrees Conferred
(Per 100 FTE Students)

AY 2015-16 AY 2016-17 AY 2017-18 Goal
AY 2018-19
Actual
AY 2018-19
Degrees Conferred 2102 2559 2308 --- 2486
FTE Degree Seeking Students 9311 9588 10127 --- 10057
Ratio of Degrees Conferred to 100 FTE 22.58 26.69 22.79 24.00 24.72

Provided by Florida SouthWestern Office of Institutional Research
Source: Local Banner Data

Baccalaureate Degrees Conferred
(Per 100 FTE Students)

AY 2015-16 AY 2016-17 AY 2017-18 Goal
AY 2018-19
Actual
AY 2018-19
Degrees Conferred 278 313 323 --- 338
FTE Degree Seeking Students 659 675 661 --- 653
Ratio of Degrees Conferred to 100 FTE 42.19 46.37 48.87 50.00 51.76

Provided by Florida SouthWestern Office of Institutional Research
Source: Local Banner Data

Job Placement

Job Placement Rates for AS, PSVC, and PSAV

AY 2017-18 Goal
Total "Pool" Count Total Number Training Related Current Placement Rate AY 2018-19 Job Placement Rate
Associate of Science 425 398 93.6% 95%
Vocational Credit Certificate (PSVC) 190 173 91.1% 92%
Postsecondary Adult Vocational Certificate (PSAV) 26 23 88.5% 90%

TOTAL "POOL" COUNT = Total number of individuals found employed, continuing education, or in the military
TOTAL # TRAINING RELATED = Total number of individuals found with employment related to training (This total may include individuals who are continuing their education or are in the military.)
CURRENT PLACEMENT RATE = Total number training related divided by total "pool" count

Source: Florida College System and FETPIP Data

School of Health Professions Student Achievement Data AY 2017-18

Licensure Pass Rate

School of Health Professions Program: AY 2017-18 Goal AY 2018-19
Cardiovascular Technology/AS 100% 75%
Respiratory Care/AS (RRT Exam) 95% 100%
Dental Hygiene/AS 100% 100%
Emergency Medical Technician/Certificate Data Not Available 80%
Paramedic/Certificate 90% 75%
Firefighter Minimum Standards/PSAV 90% 96%
Health Information Technology/AS 100% 85%
Nursing, AS 83% 80%
Radiologic Technology/AS 100% 90%
Addiction Services/CCC 100% 100%

Job Placement Rate

School of Health Professions Program: AY 2017-18 Goal AY 2018-19
Cardiovascular Technology/AS 100% 90%
Respiratory Care/AS 95% 90%
Dental Hygiene/AS 100% 100%
Emergency Medical Technician/Certificate Data Not Available 85%
Paramedic/Certificate 81% 75%
Firefighter Minimum Standards/PSAV Data Not Available 60%
Health Information Technology/AS 100% 85%
Nursing, AS 95% 90%
Radiologic Technology/AS 95% 90%
Social & Human Services/AS 100% 100%
Addiction Services/CCC 100% 100%

Source: FSW School of Health Professions Local Data

School of Education Student Achievement Data AY 2017-18

Job Placement Rate

Program AY 2017-18 Job Placement Rate Goal AY 2018-19
BS, Education 100% 100%

Source: FSW School of Education Local Data


* To download the archived data of the previous award years, please click the links below:

AY 2014-2015 (PDF)
AY 2015-2016 (PDF)

Graduate Success

Graduates of FSW's bachelor programs have continued their education at public and private universities. The most common degrees earned and the granting institutions since 2015 are listed below. A more detailed report can be found using the FSW Bachelor Program Graduates (PDF).

Barry University

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Public Administration

Florida Gulf Coast University

  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia
  • Master of Science in Information Systems and Analytics
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

Nova Southeastern University

  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Grand Canyon University

  • Master of Arts, Education
  • Master of Science, Nursing
  • Master of Science, Psychology

University of Miami

  • Master of Science, Nursing
  • Master of Business Administration

Source: Local Banner data and National Student Clearinghouse