Student Achievement Goals & Outcomes

True to its mission, Mars Hill University “challenges and equips students to pursue intellectual, spiritual, and personal growth.”  The university assesses the extent to which students achieve this growth using the following goals.

Goal 1: Expand access to education

1.1: Increase traditional student enrollment to 1400


Term:

Fall 2010

Fall 2011

Fall 2012

Fall 2013

Fall 2014

Enrollment:

955

1044

1121

1197

1227

Source: Annual Report, Office of the Registrar

1.2: Increase non-traditional student enrollment to 256


Term:

Fall 2010

Fall 2011

Fall 2012

Fall 2013

Fall 2014

Enrollment:

220

232

233

232

191

Source: Annual Report, Office of the Registrar

1.3: Increase annual transfer student recruitment


Year:

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

2013-2014

2014-2015

Traditional:

79

76

73

81

73

AGS:

39

35

27

39

28

Total:

118

111

100

120

101

Source: Annual Report, Office of the Registrar

1.4: Increase annual Early College student recruitment


Year:

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

2013-2014

2014-2015

Enrollment:

*

*

8

18

22

Source: Admissions Office

Goal 2: Improve first-time full-time student persistence

2.1: Increase one-term (fall-spring) retention to 90%


Year:

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

2013-2014

Enrollment:

82%

85%

86%

85%

84%

Source: Office of Institutional Effectiveness

2.2: Increase two-term (fall-fall) retention to 60%


Year:

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

2013-2014

Enrollment:

54%

60%

55%

56%

58%

Source: Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Goal 3: Improve program completion

3.1: Increase four-year graduation rate


Cohort year:

2004-2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2007-2008

2008-2009

Enrollment:

21%

27%

32%

26%

29%

Source: Office of Institutional Effectiveness

3.2: Increase six-year graduation rate


Cohort year:

2004-2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2007-2008

2008-2009

Enrollment:

35%

38%

46%

38%

37%

Source: Office of Institutional Effectiveness

3.3: Decrease dropout rate


Cohort year:

2004-2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2007-2008

2008-2009

Enrollment:

24%

16%

17%

18%

21%

Source: Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Goal 4: Maintain exceptional record of professional licensure qualification

4.1: Achieve 100% pass rate for BOC exam (Athletic Training)


Year:

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

2013-2014

Pass rate:

100%

66.7%

75%

100%

100%

Source: Athletic Training Program, HPERAT Department

4.2: Achieve 100% pass rate for Praxis II (Education)


Year:

2008-2009

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

Pass rate:

95%

94%

90%

100%

100%

Source: Education Department

4.3: Achieve 100% pass rate for NCLEX (Nursing)

To begin in 2017-2018 academic year