Student Achievement Goals

Retention Rates

First time, full-time enrolled undergraduate retention rates are used as one measure of student achievement at Gordon State College. The established 2020 target for first-year undergraduate student retention is 70%. For Fall 2015 - 2016, institutional performance is noted below.

Target: 62.0%
Actual: 56.7%

Graduation Rates

Gordon State College monitors undergraduate graduation rates for first-time, full-time enrolled students as a measure of undergraduate student achievement. The established 2020 targets are a 17% six year graduation rate for 2015 - 2016, institutional performance is noted below.

Target: 12.0%
Actual: 10.9%

Licensure Examination Pass Rates

The pass rates for licensing and certification examinations are monitored as a measure of student achievement in applicable professional programs.

School of Education

CY 2014

Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE)
All program completers: 100% (Target 100%)

School of Nursing and Health Sciences

CY 2015

National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)
First time examinees: 98.5% (Target 90%)