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STUDENT SUCCESS MEASURES

Student Placement

  1. STUDENT PLACEMENT RATES
    1. Undergraduate Initial Annual Career Placement
    2. Graduate or Professional School Attendance


Undergraduate Initial Annual Career Placement: This measure provides career placement rates of program completers (graduates) and categories of job by industry.

Benchmark: Average Career Services Placement Rate 24%

Goal: Improve programs and services to increase student placement rates by career services to 30% by 2019.

UG Initial Annual Career Placement Of CAU Graduates
No. of Graduates by Field of Placement* 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Business & Industry 117 105 82
Local/State/Federal Agencies 5 4 4
School Board/Colleges & Universities   1  
Health Related Agencies   2  
Undeclared/Unknown 351 338 336
Total No. of Graduates 517 479 459

*Based on follow-up survey conducted one year after each undergraduate graduating class.
SOURCE: Career Planning and Placement Center and OPAR



Graduate or Professional School Attendance: This measure provides the overall success rate of CAU graduates preparation in pursuing further education. The rate is measure by 5-year cohort average of graduating classes.

Benchmark: Average graduate school attendance 25%

Goal: Improve programs and services to increase student placement rates for further education to 30% by 2019.

Graduate/Professional School Attendance
  2008-12 2009-13 2010-14 2011-15
# % # % # % # %
5-Year Total Number of Graduates 2717   2616   2564   2486  
Total Attending Graduate & Professional Schools 676 25% 677 26% 623 24% 581 23%

SOURCE: National Student Clearinghouse/OPAR