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Retention Rate

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The percentage of first-time, full-time students seeking bachelor’s degrees who returned to A&M-Commerce for their second year (fall-to-fall retention).

Highlights:

  • In recent years, the retention rate for A&M-Commerce students has increased, and for students entering in 2017, it exceeded The Texas A&M University System goal with a 72.4% retention rate.
  • Students entering A&M-Commerce in 2017 were retained at a rate 8 percentage points higher than the average of regional A&M System universities.
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Four-Year Graduation Rate

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The percentage of first-time, full-time students seeking bachelor’s degrees who graduated from A&M-Commerce within four years.

Highlights:

  • The four-year graduation rate for entering students has increased or held steady every year from 2009 to 2014.
  • Students entering in 2014 graduated at a rate nearly 8 percentage points higher than the average of regional A&M System universities.
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Six-Year Graduation Rate

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IPEDS_6-Year_Graduation_Rate

The percentage of first-time, full-time students seeking bachelor’s degrees who graduated from A&M-Commerce within six years.

Highlights:

  • Students in the 2012 cohort graduated at a rate 1.6 percentage points higher than the average of regional A&M System universities (as reported by EmpowerU).
  • 40% of students in the 2012 cohort graduated within six years (as reported by IPEDS).

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Four-Year Graduation Rate for Transfer Students

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The percentage of non-first-time entering (transfer) students attending full-time and seeking bachelor’s degrees who graduated from A&M-Commerce within four years.

Highlights:

  • 63% of transfer students in the 2010 cohort graduated within four years.
  • The four-year graduation rate of transfer students increased from the 2009 to the 2010 cohort.
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Six-Year Graduation Rate for Transfer Students

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The percentage of non-first-time entering (transfer) students attending full-time and seeking bachelor’s degrees who graduated from A&M-Commerce within six years.

Highlights:

  • 67% of transfer students in the 2010 cohort graduated within six years.
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Completions by Economically Disadvantaged Students

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Number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to economically disadvantaged students – those receiving Pell Grants at any time.

Highlights:

  • From 2014 to 2017, there was a steady increase in the number of bachelor’s degree awarded to economically disadvantaged students at A&M-Commerce.
  • The number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to economically disadvantaged students in 2018 is 10.8% higher than the average of regional A&M System universities.
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Percentage of Graduates Working or Enrolled

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Percentage of students awarded a degree in a given year who are employed in the fourth quarter of the calendar year in which the program (fiscal year) ends or enrolled in a Texas public or private institution in the fall semester after receiving the award.

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s (THECB) 60x30TX strategic plan includes a goal that by 2030, 60% of Texans aged 25 to 34 will have either a certificate or degree (credential). Those credentials would impart “identifiable marketable skills” to graduates. The THECB tracks post-graduation outcomes within one year of the award of a credential. Institutions track students and report the percentage of those working, enrolled, or working and enrolled within a year of completion.

Highlights:

  • In 2017, 80.8% of A&M-Commerce graduates were working within the state of Texas and/or enrolled in a Texas public or private college.
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Tuition and Fees Cost–30 SCH

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Average cost of mandatory tuition and fees charged a student taking 30 semester credit hours.

A&M-Commerce is committed to remaining affordable and seeks to rein in student costs but also attend to the relative value of a student’s degree versus those costs. A&M-Commerce’s tuition and fees are significantly below the median tuition and fees for the university’s state public peer institutions, as defined by the THECB.

Highlights:

  • A&M-Commerce’s tuition and fees are 4.9% less than the median tuition and fees at Texas public peer institutions.
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