2018- 19 RCC GOALS for and OUTCOMES of STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

The goals support the college mission and the current strategic plan.  The resulted are analyzed and discussed annually with yearly improvement objectives implemented as needed.  For more data information or questions, contact ghaynie@rappahannock.edu

  1. ACCESS to HIGH QUALITY EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES

GOAL 1 – CONNECTIONS –

Increase RCC Fall admissions applications by 3% in Fall 2018 over Fall 2016.

Results: Goal not met.  Applications decreased by 28%.

GOAL 2 – ENTRY: AFFORDABILITY-

Increase institutional scholarships awarded.

Result: Goal met in 2017-18. 68 more scholarships awarded.

GOAL 3 – ENTRY: ADMISSION YIELD

Increase RCC application to enrollment yield to 55% in Fall 2018.

Result: Goal not met.  Yield was 48%.

GOAL 4 – ENTRY: ENROLLMENT –

Increase full time, program-enrolled student participation.

Result: In 2017-18, Goal met.  Headcount increased 4.0% and FTE increased 7.8%. 

GOAL 5 – ENTRY: PENETRATION –

Increase enrollment penetration rates in Service Region Counties.

Result:  Overall goal not met in Fall 2018. Penetration rate down 0.8%.

GOAL 6 – ENTRY:

Developmental Education- Decrease the number of students in developmental education.

Result: Goal met in Developmental Math.  21.4% fewer students.  Goal met in Developmental English. 2 less students to only 21 students.

GOAL 7 – ENTRY:

Developmental Education Success – Increase Dev Ed student completion of college level Math and English. Percentage success above VCCS percentage.

Result: Goal met in Developmental Math at 19% above VCCS percentage. Goal met in Developmental English at 12% above VCCS percentage.

 

II. SUCCESS as LEARNERS

GOAL 1 – PROGRESSION: RETENTION FALL TO SPRING –

Increase Fall to Spring retention rate.

Result: Goal not met.  Fall 2018 to Spring 2019 retention of 70% was down 1%.

GOAL 2 – PROGRESSION: RETENTION FALL TO FALL –

Increase Fall to Fall retention rate.

Result: Goal not met. Fall 2017 to Fall 2018 retention 53% was down 1%.

GOAL 3 – PROGRESSION: COLLEGE READY SUCCESS–

Increase the number of FTIC college-ready students earning completing a college-level math and/or English course within 3 semesters of first enrollment. Target percentage above VCCS percentage.

Result: Goal met.  Mathematics completion 14% above VCCS.  English completion 4% above VCCS.

GOAL 4 – PROGRESSION: CREDITS EARNED –

Increase the percentage of FTIC students earning 12 credits in one year and 24 credits in two years. Target is 64% for 12 credits and the percentage above VCCS percentage for 24 credits

Result: 12 credits goal was not met at 59%.   24 credits goal was met at 7% above VCCS.

GOAL 5 – PROGRESSION: COURSE COMPLETION/SUCCESS –

Increase course completion and success rates of nondual students.

Result: Goal partially met.  Fall 2018 completion rate 91% up 2% and success rate 72%, same as Fall 2017

GOAL 6 – COMPLETION: AWARDS –

Increase graduates in all programs.

Result: Goal met. There were 203 more awards in 2017-18

GOAL 7 – COMPLETION: TRANSFER –

Increase the success rate of transfer students. Target above VCCS rate.

Result: Goal not met. 61% of those who transferred with 16 or more credits hours earned a bachelor’s degree within 6 years from initial enrollment at RCC. 4% below the VCCS rate of 65%

GOAL 8  – COMPLETION: Graduation Rates-

Increase student completion rates. Target above iPEDS comparison rate.

Result: Goal met. 36% for 150% of time Fulltime/Firsttime cohort. 11% above comparison group.

 

III. SUCCESS as EMPLOYEES

GOAL 1 – EMPLOYMENT PREPARATION:

Nursing -Increase Student Licensure Rates. Target above national mean for ADN and 85% or greater for PN

Result: Goal met in 2018 for both ADN (97%) and PN (94%)

GOAL 2 – EMPLOYMENT PREPARATION:

Increase industry recognized certifications over FY17.

Result:  Goal met 117 more certifications in FY18.

IV. SUCCESS as CITIZENS

GOAL 1 – Student preparation in General Education Skills –

RCC General Education Assessment. Target 80% of students score 60% or higher.

Result: Goal met in 2018 overall.  80% scored at or above 60%

GOAL 2 – Student preparation in General Education Skills

General Education Graduate Survey Results.  Target-Students rate their General Education competency a 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Result: Goal met. All seven Gen Ed areas above 3.5 in 2018.