Sep 29, 2020  
2020-2021 LSUA Catalog 
    
2020-2021 LSUA Catalog

Student Achievement


The criteria that LSUA has identified for measuring student achievement are indicated in the table below. Each of the criteria has a performance threshold, a minimum target that the university aspires to meet or exceed. To view the performance threshold and the performance data for each criterion, click on the criterion link. The data is provided in summary form and in disaggregated form (by gender, by Pell Grant status, and by race/ethnicity).

Retention Rates

1st to 3rd Year Retention of First Time, Full-Time Degree Seeking Students

 

Graduation Rates/Numbers

150% (IPEDS) Time to Graduation Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Baccalaureate Degree-Seeking Students

(SACSCOC Key Student Completion Indicator)

150% (IPEDS) Time to Graduation Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Degree-Seeking Students (all levels)

 

Number of Students Awarded Baccalaureate Degrees by LSUA during each Academic Year

Licensing/Certification Exam Passage Rates

Passage Rates on State Licensing or Certification Examinations taken by Graduates of LSUA’s Professional Programs

 

 

General Education Course Passage Rates

Passage Rates (A, B, C) of Students Enrolled in the following General Education Course Groupings: English Composition; Mathematics; Social Science; Natural Science; Humanities; Fine Arts

 

 

1st to 2nd Year Retention Rates of First-Time, Full-Time Degree-Seeking students

Performance Threshold

Increase the percentage of first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students retained from the first to second year from 50.00%, the Fall 2015-Fall 2016 baseline, to 62.00% for Fall 2020-Fall 2021.

Summary Data (Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Cohort Year

FTIC Cohort #

# retained to following Fall

Retention Rate

Fall 2015

464

232 (Fall 2016)

50.00%

Fall 2016

483

265 (Fall 2017

54.87%

Fall 2017

398

230 (Fall 2018)

57.79%

Fall 2018

416

239 (Fall 2019)

57.45%

Disaggregated Data (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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1st to 3rd Year Retention Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Degree-seeking students

Performance Threshold

Increase the percentage of first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students retained from first to third year from 45.07%, the Fall 2014-Fall 2016 baseline, to 50% for Fall 2020-Fall 2022.

Summary Data (Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Cohort Year

FTIC Cohort #

# retained to 3rd Fall

Retention Rate

Fall 2014

426

192 (Fall 2016)

45.07%

Fall 2015

464

166 (Fall 2017)

35.78%

Fall 2016

483

171 (Fall 2018)

35.40%

Fall 2017

398

181 (Fall 2019)

45.48%

Disaggregated Data (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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150% (IPEDS) Time to Graduation Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Baccalaureate Degree-Seeking Students

Performance Threshold

Increase the percentage of first-time, full-time baccalaureate degree-seeking students who graduate from the institution within 150% of the time required for degree completion from 25%, the Fall 2014 baseline (Fall 2008 cohort), to 33% by Fall 2022 (Fall 2016 Cohort).

Summary Data (Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Cohort Year

Cohort #

# Completers within 150%

Completion Rate within 150%

Fall 2008

130

33 (Fall 2014)

25%

Fall 2009

146

49 (Fall 2015)

24%

Fall 2010

130

30 (Fall 2016)

23%

Fall 2011

120

23 (Fall 2017)

19%

Fall 2012

177

46 (Fall 2018)

26%

Disaggregated Data (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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150% (IPEDS) Time to Graduation Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Degree-Seeking Students

Performance Threshold

Increase the percentage of first-time, full-time degree-seeking students who graduate from the institution within 150% of the time required for degree completion from 26%, the Fall 2014 baseline (Fall 2008 cohort), to 32.5% by Fall 2022 (Fall 2016 Cohort).

Summary Data (Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Cohort Year

Cohort #

# Completers within 150%

Completion Rate within 150%

Fall 2008

306

79 (Fall 2014)

26%

Fall 2009

309

92 (Fall 2015)

29%

Fall 2010

307

80 (Fall 2016)

26%

Fall 2011

256

67 (Fall 2017)

26%

Fall 2012

317

94 (Fall 2018)

30%

Disaggregated Data (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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Number of students graduating with baccalaureate degrees from LSUA

Performance Threshold

Increase the total number of students receiving a bachelor’s degree from LSUA by 4% each academic year.

Summary Data (Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Academic Year

# Baccalaureate Degree Graduates

% Increase over Previous AY

AY 2013-14

190

4.4% (previous year 182)

AY 2014-15

214

12.63%

AY 2015-16

216

00.93%

AY 2016-17

264

22.22%

AY 2017-18

306

15.9%

AY 2018-19

543

68%

AY 2019-20

421 (excludes summer 2020)

-22%

Disaggregated Data (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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Passage Rates on State Licensing or Certification Examinations

Performance Threshold

Maintain or attain an annual passage rate of 86% on each of the state licensing or certification examinations taken by graduates of LSUA’s professional programs. These programs include the Associate of Science in Nursing (NCLEX Exam); the Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology (ARRT Exam); the Associate of Science in Medical Laboratory Science (ASCP Exam); the Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (ASCP Exam); and the Certificate in Pharmacy Technology (PTCB Exam).

NCLEX-RN Exam (Taken by Graduates of Associate of Science in Nursing)

Summary Data (Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Academic Year

Cohort #

# Passing on 1st attempt

% Passage Rate

AY 2015-2016

53

50

94%

AY 2016-2017

74

70

95%

AY 2017-2018

49

47

96%

AY 2018-2019

63

58

92%

Disaggregated Data (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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ARRT Exam (Taken by Graduates of Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology)

Summary Data (Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Academic Year

Cohort #

# Passing on 1st attempt

% Passage Rate

AY 2015-2016

9

7

78%

AY 2016-2017

12

9

75%

AY 2017-2018

13

6

46%

AY 2018-2019

15

9

69%

Disaggregated Data (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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ASCP Board of Certification Exam (Taken by Graduates of Associate of Science in Medical Laboratory Science)

Summative Data (Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Academic Year

Cohort #

# Passing on 1st attempt

% Passage Rate

AY 2015-2016

4

4

100%

AY 2016-2017

7

5

71%

AY 2017-2018

10

9

90%

AY 2018-2019

8

8

100%

Disaggregated Data (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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ASCP Board of Certification Exam (Taken by Graduates of Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science)

Summative Data (Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Academic Year

Cohort #

# Passing on 1st attempt

% Passage Rate

AY 2015-2016

2

2

100%

AY 2016-2017

7

6

86%

AY 2017-2018

2

2

100%

AY 2018-2019

17

12

71%

Disaggregated Data (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam (Taken by Graduates of Certificate in Pharmacy Technology)

Summary Data (Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Academic Year

Cohort #

# Passing on 1st attempt

% Passage Rate

AY 2015-2016

4

4

100%

AY 2016-2017

10

9

90%

AY 2017-2018

7

6

86%

AY 2018-2019

7

7

100%

Disaggregated Data (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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Passage Rates in General Education Courses

Performance Threshold:

Increase average passage rate (A, B, C) of students enrolled in each General Education course category by seven percent from AY 2015-2016 (baseline) to AY 2020-2021. The course categories are English Composition; Mathematics; Social Science; Natural Science; Humanities; and Fine Arts.

Summary Data for General Education English Composition Courses

(Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Academic Year

# Course Enrollments

# of Passes (A, B, C)

% Passage Rate

AY 2015-2016

1418

987

70%

AY 2016-2017

1513

1171

77%

AY 2017-2018

1562

1238

79%

AY 2018-2019

1253

913

73%

Data Disaggregated (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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Summary Data for General Education Mathematics Courses

(Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Academic Year

# Course Enrollments

# of Passes (A, B.C)

% Passage Rate

AY 2015-2016

2000

1346

67%

AY 2016-2017

1967

1412

72%

AY 2017-2018

1832

1300

71%

AY 2018-2019

1972

1446

73%

Data Disaggregated (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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Summary Data for General Education Social Science Courses

(Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Academic Year

# Course Enrollments

# of Passes (A, B.C)

% Passage Rate

AY 2015-2016

2783

2111

76%

AY 2016-2017

2538

1940

76%

AY 2017-2018

2698

2111

78%

AY 2018-2019

2603

2093

80%

Data Disaggregated (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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Summary Data for General Education Natural Science Courses

(Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Academic Year

# Course Enrollments

# of Passes (A, B.C)

% Passage Rate

AY 2015-2016

2613

1683

64%

AY 2016-2017

2375

1612

68%

AY 2017-2018

2435

1727

71%

AY 2018-2019

2491

1772

71%

Data Disaggregated (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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Summary Data for General Education Humanities Courses

(Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Academic Year

# Course Enrollments

# of Passes (A, B.C)

% Passage Rate

AY 2015-2016

2829

2225

79%

AY 2016-2017

2823

2194

78%

AY 2017-2018

2566

2045

80%

AY 2018-2019

2275

1840

81%

Data Disaggregated (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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Summary Data for General Education Fine Arts Courses

(Source: LSUA Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness)

Academic Year

# Course Enrollments

# of Passes (A, B.C)

% Passage Rate

AY 2015-2016

818

532

65%

AY 2016-2017

898

678

69%

AY 2017-2018

839

663

79%

AY 2018-2019

717

491

68%

Data Disaggregated (by gender, by Pell Grant status, by race/ethnicity)  

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