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.

California State University-Monterey Bay

Committed to the success of every student, CSUMB takes advantage of its intimate overall enrollment, small class sizes, and talented teaching faculty to help students achieve big things. The faculty includes an American Book Award winner, three Fulbright Scholars, a MacArthur Fellow, and numerous other grant and award winners. More importantly, because CSUMB emphasizes excellence in instruction, faculty members dedicate themselves to mentoring students. As reported in USA Today, national researchers have recognized CSUMB for "an unshakable focus on student learning..." Given the university's commitment to creating access to quality higher education for underserved populations, many of its successful alumni represent the first generation in their families to graduate from college.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 942

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53%
11%
4%
13%
19%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
46%
9%
15%
16%
14%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
22%
4%
42%
22%
10%
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 California State University-Monterey Bay 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 California State University-Monterey Bay 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 California State University-Monterey Bay 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 California State University-Monterey Bay are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at California State University-Monterey Bay 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.

California State University-Monterey Bay | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MONTEREY BAY 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 California State University-Monterey Bay 0% 0% 1% 22% 46% 53%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from California State University-Monterey Bay 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from California State University-Monterey Bay 0% 0% 1% 22% 46% 53%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 3% 7% 10%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 1% 2% 1%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 1% 4% 9% 11%
Enrolled at California State University-Monterey Bay 99% 77% 67% 42% 15% 4%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 2% 8% 9% 7% 5%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 15% 15% 13% 9% 8%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 17% 23% 22% 16% 13%
Current Status Unknown 0% 6% 8% 10% 14% 19%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 548

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73%
9%
1%
6%
11%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
66%
6%
8%
10%
10%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
21%
1%
62%
11%
5%
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 California State University-Monterey Bay 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 California State University-Monterey Bay 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 California State University-Monterey Bay 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 California State University-Monterey Bay are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at California State University-Monterey Bay 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.

California State University-Monterey Bay | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MONTEREY BAY 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 California State University-Monterey Bay 0% 21% 54% 66% 72% 73%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from California State University-Monterey Bay 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from California State University-Monterey Bay 0% 21% 54% 66% 72% 73%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 3% 5% 6% 8%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 3% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1%
= Total Graduated from another institution 3% 1% 4% 6% 8% 9%
Enrolled at California State University-Monterey Bay 95% 62% 23% 8% 2% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 6% 6% 4% 3% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 5% 6% 6% 3% 3%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 11% 12% 10% 6% 6%
Current Status Unknown 1% 5% 7% 10% 12% 11%