The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

Arkansas State University-Main Campus

Arkansas State University educates leaders, enhances intellectual growth and enriches lives. Arkansas State University in Jonesboro enjoys a reputation as an excellent institution of higher education serving citizens throughout Arkansas and surrounding states. Dedicated to teaching, research and service, the university provides students with the broad educational foundations that help develop critical thinking and analytical skills, decision-making capabilities, and communication skills. ASU offers degree programs at the doctoral, specialist's, master's, bachelor's, and associate's degree levels available through the various colleges: Agriculture, Business, Education and Behavioral Science, Engineering, Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Media and Communication, Nursing and Health Professions, Sciences and Mathematics, and University College. Arkansas State University's commitment to excellence in higher education is demonstrated by its accreditation by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, as well as specialized accrediting organizations. In addition, the university holds memberships in numerous national organizations which support the highest educational standards.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 1,574

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39%
8%
6%
9%
38%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
35%
6%
12%
11%
36%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
25%
2%
26%
13%
34%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Arkansas State University-Main Campus in the Fall of 2009. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Arkansas State University-Main Campus are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Arkansas State University-Main Campus and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Arkansas State University-Main Campus are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Arkansas State University-Main Campus and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Arkansas State University-Main Campus | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2009-10
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2012-13
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from Arkansas State University-Main Campus 0% 1% 2% 21% 33% 37%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Arkansas State University-Main Campus 0% 3% 7% 4% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from Arkansas State University-Main Campus 0% 4% 9% 25% 35% 39%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 1% 4% 5%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 2% 6% 8%
Enrolled at Arkansas State University-Main Campus 98% 69% 49% 26% 12% 6%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 5% 8% 8% 6% 4%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 6% 7% 5% 5% 5%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 11% 15% 13% 11% 9%
Current Status Unknown 2% 16% 27% 34% 36% 38%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 613

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62%
6%
3%
3%
26%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
56%
3%
11%
8%
22%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
32%
1%
43%
9%
15%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Arkansas State University-Main Campus in the Fall of 2009. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Arkansas State University-Main Campus are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Arkansas State University-Main Campus and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Arkansas State University-Main Campus are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Arkansas State University-Main Campus and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Arkansas State University-Main Campus | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2009-10
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from Arkansas State University-Main Campus 2% 30% 45% 55% 59% 61%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Arkansas State University-Main Campus 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1%
= Total Graduated from Arkansas State University-Main Campus 3% 32% 46% 56% 60% 62%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 2% 3% 4%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 1% 2% 3% 5% 6%
Enrolled at Arkansas State University-Main Campus 94% 43% 21% 11% 6% 3%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 5% 5% 5% 3% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 4% 4% 3% 1% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 9% 9% 8% 4% 3%
Current Status Unknown 2% 15% 22% 22% 25% 26%