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 Louisville

The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University has three campuses. The 287-acre Belknap Campus is three miles from downtown Louisville and houses seven of the university's 12 colleges and schools. The Health Sciences Center is situated in downtown Louisville's medical complex and houses the university's health related programs and the University of Louisville Hospital. The 243-acre Shelby Campus is located in eastern Jefferson County. The University of Louisville shall be a premier, nationally recognized metropolitan research university with a commitment to the liberal arts and sciences and to the intellectual, cultural, and economic development of our diverse communities and citizens through the pursuit of excellence in five interrelated strategic areas: (1) Educational Experience, (2) Research, Creative, and Scholarly Activity, (3) Accessibility, Diversity, Equity, and Communication, (4) Partnerships and Collaborations, and (5) Institutional Effectiveness of Programs and Services.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 2,442

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53%
10%
5%
8%
24%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
46%
7%
13%
11%
23%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
26%
4%
37%
16%
17%
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 Louisville 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 Louisville 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 Louisville 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 Louisville are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Louisville 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 Louisville | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE 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 Louisville 0% 0% 1% 26% 46% 53%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Louisville 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Louisville 0% 0% 1% 26% 46% 53%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 3% 6% 8%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 4% 7% 10%
Enrolled at University of Louisville 98% 77% 66% 37% 13% 5%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 7% 10% 9% 6% 5%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 5% 7% 7% 5% 3%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 12% 17% 16% 11% 8%
Current Status Unknown 2% 11% 16% 17% 23% 24%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 825

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54%
12%
4%
5%
25%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
45%
8%
14%
10%
23%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
12%
2%
61%
11%
14%
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 Louisville 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 Louisville 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 Louisville 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 Louisville are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at University of Louisville 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 Louisville | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE 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 Louisville 1% 12% 32% 45% 51% 54%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from University of Louisville 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from University of Louisville 1% 12% 32% 45% 51% 54%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 3% 6% 8% 10%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 2% 4% 8% 10% 12%
Enrolled at University of Louisville 94% 61% 31% 14% 6% 4%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 7% 9% 7% 6% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 4% 4% 3% 2% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 11% 13% 10% 8% 5%
Current Status Unknown 3% 14% 20% 23% 25% 25%