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Think at GC: The Metacognition Project

Goals of the QEP


Outcome 1a: Increase retention rates from fall to spring

  • Increase retention rate by 3.5% over five years (fall to spring)
    Timeline Fall to Spring Retention % % Increase Over Previous Year
    Year 0: 2021-2022 86% -
    Year 1: 2022-2023 86.5% 0.5%
    Year 2: 2023-2024 87.5% 1%
    Year 3: 2024-2025 88.5% 1%
    Year 4: 2025-2026 89% 0.5%
    Year 5: 2026-2027 89.5% 0.5%
    Overall 89.5% 3.5%

     

Outcome 1b: Increase retention rates from fall to fall

  • Increase retention rate by 3.5% over five years (fall to fall)
    Timeline Fall to Fall Retention % % Increase Over Previous Year
    Year 0: 2021-2022 72% -
    Year 1: 2022-2023 72.5% 0.5%
    Year 2: 2023-2024 73.5% 1%
    Year 3: 2024-2025 74.5% 1%
    Year 4: 2025-2026 75% 0.5%
    Year 5: 2026-2027 75.5% 0.5%
    Overall 75.5% 3.5%

     

Increase overall persistence rates by 4% (The institution is defining persistence rate as those who return year-after-year following their second year.)

  • Increase overall persistence rates by 4%
    Timeline 2nd Fall to 3rd Fall Persistence % 3rd Fall to 4th Fall Persistence % Expected Change from 2nd Fall to 3rd Fall % Expected Change from 3rd Fall to 4th Fall %
    Year 0: 2021-2022 56% 51% - -
    Year 1: 2022-2023 56% 51% 0% 0%
    Year 2: 2023-2024 57% 52% 1% 1%
    Year 3: 2024-2025 58% 53% 1% 1%
    Year 4: 2025-2026 59% 54% 1% 1%
    Year 5: 2026-2027 60% 55% 1% 1%
    Overall 60% 55% 4% 4%

     

Student Success Outcome 3a: Increase four-year graduation rates

  • Increase four-year graduation rates by 3%
    Timeline Graduation Rates % Increase Over Previous Year
    Year 0: 2021-2022 41% -
    Year 1: 2022-2023 41% 0%
    Year 2: 2023-2024 41% 0%
    Year 3: 2024-2025 42% 1%
    Year 4: 2025-2026 43% 1%
    Year 5: 2026-2027 44% 1%
    Overall 44% 3%

     

Student Success Outcome 3b: Increase six-year graduation rates

  • Increase six-year graduation rates by 3%
    Timeline Graduation Rates % Increase Over Previous Year
    Year 0: 2021-2022 56% -
    Year 1: 2022-2023 56% 0%
    Year 2: 2023-2024 56% 0%
    Year 3: 2024-2025 57% 1%
    Year 4: 2025-2026 58% 1%
    Year 5: 2026-2027 59% 1%
    Overall 59% 3%