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Fall to Fall Retention with Grad Rate

Retention W/Grad Rate - Measures if the student enrolls in the subsequent fall term or graduates before the start of the subsequent fall term.

Entry Term Declared Degree* IPEDS 2020 Cohort 1 Yr Ret** 3 Yr Ave 5 Yr Ave
AA 55.77% 55.25% 55.59%
AS 44.90% 51.82% 54.21%
AGS 53.95% 55.65% 58.17%
AAS 58.20% 61.60% 63.08%
CERT 74.42% 73.48% 77.03%

* The degree or certificate declared in the student's first term at Aims.
** Students who are first-time in college (excluding transfers in), degree-seeking, and are Full-Time students (>=12 credits).

150% Graduation Rate

150% Graduation Rate - Measures if the student graduated with a degree or certificate within three academic years for Associates and within three semesters for Certificates.

Entry Term Declared Degree* IPEDS 2018 Cohort 150% Grad Rate** 3 Yr Ave 5 Yr Ave
AA 29.51% 24.73% 23.84%
AS 45.24% 28.57% 26.44%
AGS 29.47% 27.40% 30.92%
AAS 40.50% 43.34% 42.44%
CERT 76.12% 77.78% 79.56%

* The degree or certificate declared in the student's first term at Aims.
** Students who are first-time in college (excluding transfers in), degree-seeking, and are Full-Time students (>=12 credits).

Licensure Exam Pass Rates

Licensure Exam Pass Rates - The percentage of those students who indicated in our Follow-Up Survey that they took a licensure exam for their field of education that passed that licensure exam.

2021 3 Yr Ave
97.34% 97.25%

Employment Status in year Subsequent to Graduation (2019-20 Graduates)

Employment Status in year subsequent to graduation - Percentages based on students contacted in our Follow-Up Survey who indicated their employment status as of November-December of the year after their graduation.  Those Unemployed may also be continuing their education (see below).

Highest Earned Degree* Employed Unemployed Seeking Employment Unemployed Not Seeking Employment
AA 80.68% 5.11% 14.20%
AS 76.67% 6.67% 16.67%
AGS 50.00% 0.00% 50.00%
AAS 91.51% 3.77% 4.72%
CERT 80.37% 8.28% 11.35%

* For students earning more than one credential in the indicated year, the degree shown is the highest (with the hierarchy of AA, AS, AGS, AAS, Certificate).

Continuing Education Status in Year Subsequent to Graduation Year

Continuing Education Status in Year subseqent to graduation - Percentage of students who received a degree or certificate in the indicated year who were continuing their education (at either the 2-year or 4-year level) in the subsequent year (based on enrollment reported to National Student Clearinghouse).

Highest Earned Degree* Continuing Education Not Continuing Education
AA 56.27% 43.73%
AS 73.21% 26.79%
AGS 0.00% 100.00%
AAS 15.27% 84.73%
CERT 18.89% 81.11%

* For students earning more than one credential in the indicated year, the degree shown is the highest (with the hierarchy of AA, AS, AGS, AAS, Certificate).