Unsuccessful Course Completion and Student Success

October 06, 2021

These reports explore the association between an unsuccessful course completion (defined as earning a D, F, or U grade) in undergraduate courses on retention and graduation for first-time, full-time (FTFT) students.  A student with no unsuccessful course completions has a predicted …

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Associations Between Student Attributes and Success

June 15, 2021

The April 2021 report uses logistic regression models to illustrate the associations between student attributes (e.g., gender, race/ethnicity, high school GPA, etc.) and measures of persistence and graduation. We estimate how much more (or less) likely a student is to …

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Academic Predictors of Success

July 21, 2020

The number of institutions of higher education using Test Optional Policies (TOPs) in admissions decisions has increased significantly in recent years, including a growing number of four-year Colorado institutions Colorado College, University of Denver, Colorado Christian University, and Metropolitan State …

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