Community for Excellence

April 16, 2024

The Community for Excellence (C4E) creates an asset-based approach to equitable learning experiences for students from their first semester to their last.

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Major-Changing Patterns & Student Success

October 19, 2022

An October 2022 report provides a comprehensive descriptive picture of major-changing patterns at CSU and the association between major changing and student success outcomes. The report focuses on first-time, full-time undergraduate summer and fall starts in cohorts FA12 – FA17 …

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Qualitative Study on Why Students Leave CSU

October 12, 2022

In the fall of 2021, IRP&E contracted with the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (IRISS) to conduct a qualitative study to understand why undergraduate students leave CSU before graduating and what types of supports or policies CSU can …

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Summer Session and Student Success

September 12, 2022

These reports describe the association between summer session enrollment and student success (measured by persistence, graduation, GPA) among first-time, full-time (FTFT) cohorts at CSU.  Overall, summer enrollment appears to be a positive academic behavior in terms of persistence and graduation, especially for …

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Racially Minoritized Students

October 07, 2021

The 2019 report explores differences in persistence and graduation rates among self-identified racial categories and serves as an update to reports generated by identity in 2016 that highlighted gaps for all racially minoritized (RM or minoritized) groups. Institutional research data …

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First Generation Students

October 07, 2021

A persistent and large percentage point difference in persistence and graduation rates exists for first generation students compared to their continuing generation peers. This report compiles CSU’s research on first generation students to help inform the campus discussion on closing …

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Math Success

October 07, 2021

The purpose of this report is to understand gaps in math achievement by demographic group including first generation (FG), minority, and Pell students. Along with institutional data, this report utilizes survey data collected by the PACE center to inform how …

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Taking Stock

October 07, 2021

The Taking Stock (TS) program seeks to better understand students’ first year experiences, further their opportunities for success, and improve first-year retention. TS uses survey data to promote meaningful conversations between on campus undergraduates and their Resident Advisors (RAs). These …

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ASSET Students

October 07, 2021

This report describes the ASSET students at CSU in terms of their academic/demographic characteristics as well as their student success indicators. ASSET status is defined as being eligible for in-state tuition under Senate Bill 13-033 during any semester of enrollment …

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