Student Performance

RETENTION / PERSISTENCE RATE

Academic
Term
Initial Cohort (N) Returned
Spring '14
Returned
Fall '14
Returned
Spring '15
Returned
Fall '15
Returned
Spring '16
Returned
Fall '16
Returned
Spring '17
Fall 2013 409 78.4% 50.5% 42.4% 28.6% 22.5% 15.0% 13.1%
Fall 2014 425 N/A N/A 77.1% 54.0% 44.6% 28.1% 23.8%
Fall 2015 372 N/A N/A N/A N/A 78.7% 50.7% 44.4%
Fall 2016 388 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 80.5%

 

GRADUATION RATES

Graduation Rates* by Cohort (First-Time, Full-Time, Degree Seeking Students) Rate
Fall 2013** 18%
Fall 2012 20%
Fall 2011 18%
Fall 2010 18%
Fall 2009 17%
Fall 2008 19%
Fall 2007 20%

Source: IPEDS Data Centeer
*Within 150% of normal time.
**Provisional IPEDS data as of 10/19/2017

DEGREES AWARDED

Degrees and Certificates Awarded by Academic Year Certificate Degrees Associate Degrees Total
AY2015-16* 912 779 1,691
AY2014_15 1099 702 1,801
AY2013_14 1090 682 1,772
AY2012_13 895 737 1,632
AY2011_12 884 697 1,581
AY2010_11 788 597 1,385

Source: Institutional Research Report and IPEDS Data Center
*Provisional IPEDS data as of 10/19/2017

OUTCOME SURVEY (POST GRADUATE PLACEMENT DATA)

  • Spring 2015
    • Graduates working Full Time = 46%
    • Graduates accepted to an educational program = 40%
    • n (sample size) = 140
  • Fall 2015
    • Graduates working Full Time = 56%
    • Graduates accepted to an educational program = 38%
    • N (sample size) = 95
  • Spring 2016
    • Graduates working Full Time = 52%
    • Graduates accepted to an educational program = 39%
    • n (sample size) = 117
  • Fall 2016
    • Graduates working Full Time = 56%
    • Graduates accepted to an educational program = 39%
    • n (sample size) = 94
  • Spring 2017
    • Graduates working Full Time = 43%
    • Graduates accepted to an educational program = 39%
    • n (sample size) = 116

PROGRAM LICENSURE RATES

Program Contact Email Phone Licensure Rate
Emergency Dispatch Terrie Bechdel terrie.bechdel [at] arapahoe.edu 303.797.5980 100% National Licensure
911 Centers, Police, Fire, Ambulance
EMT - Paramedic Dennis Edgerly dennis.edgerly [at] arapahoe.edu 303.797.5213 100% 2012-2017 Success Rate National Registry EMT exam
Law Enforcement Academy David Bruce david.bruce [at] arapahoe.edu 303.797.5874 97% 2013-2017
Practical Nursing Hope Szypulski hope.szypulski [at] arapahoe.edu 303.797.5891 95% 2011-2016
Mortuary Science Martha Thayer martha.thayer [at] arapahoe.edu 303.797.5954

78% 2014-2016

 

5-Year Success POST Exam Rates

Year Number of Students POST Exam Success Rate
2017 37 100%
2016 47 98%
2015 83 98%
2014 77 99%
2013 30 87%
5-year Total 274 97%
 

Practical Nursing

Year ACC NCLEX-RN Pass Rates National NCLEX-RN Pass Rates for Associate Degree
2016 95% 84%
2015 89% 84%
2014 94% 82%
2013 95% 81%
2012 98% 90%
2011 98% 90%
 

Mortuary Science

National Board Statistics

3-year Average % Pass Arts % Pass Sciences
2016-2014 76% 78%
2015-2013 74% 75%
2014-2012 75% 73%
Most recent # Takers # Passed
2016 Arts 25 21
2016 Sciences 25 21