Academic Catalog

Graduate Rate Survey - Student Right to Know

Cohort Group Fall, 2016 - First Time/Full Time Degree/Certificate Seeking Students (As reported to IPEDS) in 2019.

  • 2016 Cohort Graduation Rate: (Completers with 150% of Normal Time) ...26%
  • 4-Year Average Student-Right-to-Know Completion or Graduation Rate Calculation (Total Completers within 150%/Adjusted Cohort) ...26%
  • 4-Year Average Student-Right-to-Know Transfer Out Rate Calculation (Total Transfer-out Students/Adjusted Cohort) ...31%

Report Information:
4-Year Average Rates found on IPEDS report, last page. Available through the Office of the Registrar 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.
  • “Transferred students” are those we are aware of who have changed their enrollment to another institution.
  • “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.
  • Graduation Rate (Graduated) (Initial Cohort-Transferred).
  • 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.