Academic Catalog

Graduate Rate Survey - Student Right to Know

Cohort Group Fall, 2018 - First Time/Full Time Degree/Certificate Seeking Students (As reported to IPEDS) in 2022.

  • 2018 Cohort Graduation Rate: (Completers with 150% of Normal Time) ...40%
  • 4-Year Average Student-Right-to-Know Completion or Graduation Rate Calculation (Total Completers within 150%/Adjusted Cohort) ...31%
  • 4-Year Average Student-Right-to-Know Transfer Out Rate Calculation (Total Transfer-out Students/Adjusted Cohort) ...24%

Report Information:
4-Year Average Rates found on IPEDS report, last page. Available through the Office of Institutional Research are the following:

  • Glen Oaks’ full statistical report, with ethnicity, gender and program breakdowns.
  • Complete definitions and date delineations, which are part of the full report.
  • All information required by the Student-Right-to-Know legislation. 
  • Information on the student cohorts back to Fall, 1991.

Brief Definitions:

The Student Cohort contains all students who:

  1. Enrolled for the first time in the indicated semester.
  2. Took 12 or more credit hours of coursework in their first Fall semester/term (identified as full-time) or less than 12 credit hours of coursework in their first Fall semester/term (identified as part-time).
  3. Indication they are seeking a Certificate or Degree.
  4. Are enrolled in majors that have a certificate or degree awarded at the completion of an equivalent number of credit hours.
  5. “Transferred students” are those we are aware of who have changed their enrollment to another institution.
  6. “Still attending” includes all students who are enrolled for at least 1 credit hour in the reporting semester/term indicated and are not counted in any other category.
  7. Graduation Rate (Graduated) (Initial Cohort-Transferred).
  8. 150% Time Period is set by the Federal Government at three (3) semesters for one-year certificate programs, six (6) semesters for two-year certificate/degree programs.

Note: This counts two (2) semesters per year as a normal lead.

Unduplicated Count - This report represents an unduplicated count by category of students in the cohort. If a student can be counted in more than one category, they are only in the lowest number category listed (i.e. graduated takes priority over transferred.