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.

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) enrolls close to 12,000 students in a variety of unique and challenging academic programs at an affordable cost. We offer a high-quality University of Colorado education, with small class sizes and opportunities to interact with professors. Over the past few years UCCS has invested in new facilities and facility expansions, which include classrooms, state-of-the-art science labs, new dormitories, and a visual and performing arts center with great views of Pikes Peak. We’re dedicated to the idea that college should be a well-rounded experience with a balance of challenging academics and a rich student life. Schedule a visit today to see our spectacular campus and find out if UCCS is the place for you.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 1,019

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44%
15%
6%
10%
25%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
40%
12%
12%
14%
22%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
24%
5%
29%
22%
20%
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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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.

University of Colorado Colorado Springs | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO COLORADO SPRINGS 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 0% 0% 1% 24% 40% 44%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Colorado Colorado Springs 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Colorado Colorado Springs 0% 0% 1% 24% 40% 44%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 4% 10% 13%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 1% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 1% 5% 12% 15%
Enrolled at University of Colorado Colorado Springs 99% 72% 56% 29% 12% 6%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 9% 15% 13% 8% 6%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 8% 9% 9% 6% 4%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 17% 24% 22% 14% 10%
Current Status Unknown 1% 11% 18% 20% 22% 25%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 639

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58%
12%
2%
5%
23%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
52%
9%
11%
9%
19%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
15%
2%
63%
11%
9%
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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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.

University of Colorado Colorado Springs | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO COLORADO SPRINGS 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 1% 15% 39% 52% 56% 58%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Colorado Colorado Springs 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Colorado Colorado Springs 1% 15% 39% 52% 56% 58%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 4% 7% 9% 10%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 2% 2% 5% 9% 10% 12%
Enrolled at University of Colorado Colorado Springs 96% 63% 29% 11% 5% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 7% 7% 6% 5% 4%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 4% 3% 3% 3% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 11% 10% 9% 8% 5%
Current Status Unknown 1% 9% 17% 19% 21% 23%
First-Time Part-Time

First-Time Part-Time Students Starting Fall 2005

Number of students: 134

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32%
16%
2%
5%
45%
WITHIN 10 YEARS
31%
13%
4%
10%
42%
WITHIN 8 YEARS
27%
9%
5%
13%
46%
WITHIN 6 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs in the Fall of 2005. 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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.

University of Colorado Colorado Springs | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Part-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO COLORADO SPRINGS IN FALL 2005 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2005-06
 
2006-07
 
2007-08
 
2008-09
 
2009-10
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 8 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 10 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from University of Colorado Colorado Springs 0% 0% 1% 9% 22% 27% 30% 31% 31% 32%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Colorado Colorado Springs 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Colorado Colorado Springs 0% 0% 1% 9% 22% 27% 30% 31% 31% 32%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 1% 5% 5% 5% 8% 11% 11%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 2% 3% 4% 4% 5% 5% 5%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 1% 3% 8% 9% 9% 13% 16% 16%
Enrolled at University of Colorado Colorado Springs 78% 47% 40% 27% 11% 5% 4% 4% 2% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 7% 8% 9% 5% 7% 6% 8% 4% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 8% 10% 9% 8% 6% 6% 2% 3% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 15% 18% 18% 13% 13% 12% 10% 7% 5%
Current Status Unknown 21% 38% 40% 43% 46% 46% 45% 42% 44% 45%
Part-Time Transfer

Part-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2005

Number of students: 254

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48%
21%
4%
27%
WITHIN 10 YEARS
47%
18%
2%
6%
27%
WITHIN 8 YEARS
46%
14%
6%
7%
27%
WITHIN 6 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs in the Fall of 2005. 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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 University of Colorado Colorado Springs are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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.

University of Colorado Colorado Springs | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Part-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO COLORADO SPRINGS IN FALL 2005 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2005-06
 
2006-07
 
2007-08
 
2008-09
 
2009-10
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 8 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 10 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from University of Colorado Colorado Springs 1% 11% 23% 33% 43% 46% 46% 47% 48% 48%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Colorado Colorado Springs 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Colorado Colorado Springs 1% 11% 23% 33% 43% 46% 46% 47% 48% 48%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 2% 5% 8% 10% 12% 13% 15% 17% 17%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 2% 1% 2% 3% 3% 2% 2% 3% 3% 4%
= Total Graduated from another institution 2% 3% 7% 11% 13% 14% 15% 18% 20% 21%
Enrolled at University of Colorado Colorado Springs 87% 55% 33% 19% 9% 6% 5% 2% 1% 0%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 2% 7% 8% 7% 7% 5% 6% 4% 3% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 4% 4% 2% 2% 2% 1% 2% 3% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
2% 11% 12% 9% 9% 7% 7% 6% 6% 4%
Current Status Unknown 8% 20% 25% 28% 26% 27% 27% 27% 25% 27%