Graduation Rates - Curriculum Programs

Graduation Rates

**Graduation Rates are determined by calculating the number of
students completing their program within 150 percent of normal time to completion.

SCC Graduation Rates*
IPEDS ReportYearGraduation Rate (%)
2011 Report201029
2012 Report201133
2013 Report201230
2014 Report201325
2015 Report201418
2016 Report201529

*As reported to IPEDS

Institutional Goal – Stanly Community College will maintain a Curriculum program graduation rate of 33% or higher.
Summary of Progress – As of 2015, the Curriculum program graduation rate for Stanly Community College is 29%. This is 4 percentage points lower than desired.

Retention Rates – Curriculum Students

Retention Rates

**Retention rates are based on the number of first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students who enter the
institution in the fall term and who return to the same institution the following term.

SCC Retention Rates*
IPEDS ReportYearRetention Rate (%)
2011 Report201059
2012 Report201162
2013 Report201253
2014 Report201354
2015 Report201458
2016 Report201559

*As reported to IPEDS

Institutional Goal – Stanly Community College will obtain a retention rate of 65% for full-time cohort students by June 2016.
Summary of Progress – As of June 2017, the Stanly Community College full-time cohort retention rate is 59%. This is six percentage points lower than the institutional goal.