Student Success - Student Persistence

 

Persistence Rate: Fall to Fall (Full-Time) measures first-time, full-time, credential-seeking students who first enroll at Harper in the given fall semester and return the following fall. Harper’s fall to fall persistence rate for full-time students has increased in recent years to a high of 75.0% for students starting in fall 2017 and continuing to fall 2018. This rate is currently at the stretch target of 75.0%.

Percent of first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking who first enroll at Harper in the given fall semester and return the following fall.

 

Persistence Rate: Fall to Fall (Part-Time) measures first-time, part-time, credential-seeking students who first enroll at Harper in the given fall semester and return the following fall. Harper’s fall to fall persistence rate for part-time students has steadily increased and is currently at a five-year high of 54.1% for students starting in fall 2017 and continuing to fall 2018. The current rate is well above the stretch target of 49.0%.

Percent of first-time, part-time, degree/certificate-seeking students who first enroll at Harper in the given fall semester and return the following fall.