ECC Dashboard – Falcon Facts

The following tables depict key institutional measures for East Central College.  Each measure provides the most recent value (current year), the prior year value, and the benchmark value (if available).  The trend arrows indicate whether it is a positive, negative, or stable trend.  The benchmark comparison arrows indicate the trend compared to the benchmark value.  Click on each measure to view additional information related to that measure.

Enrollment

Measure
Prior Year
Current Year
Benchmark
Trend
Benchmark
Comparison
1.1 Fall Headcount 2,629 2,649 2,692
1.2 Fall Credit Hours 26,068 25,148 26,794
1.3 Credit Student Market Penetration Rate 1.54% 1.42% 2.57%
1.4 High School Graduate Enrollment 16.95% 15.41% 20.66%
1.5 Dual Credit Student Credit Hours 6.75% 9.00% 9.80%

Retention

Measure
Prior Year
Current Year
Benchmark
Trend
Benchmark
Comparison
2.1 Fall to Fall Retention Rate 51.72% 48.87% 47.41%
2.2 Fall to Spring Retention Rate 72.67% 74.18% 70.53%
2.3 First-Time, Full-Time Student Retention 64% 62% NA NA
2.4 First-Time, Part-Time Student Retention 32% 32% NA NA

Completion

Measure
Prior Year
Current Year
Benchmark
Trend
Benchmark
Comparison
3.1 Institution-Wide Enrollee Success 76.21% 76.77% 77.05%
3.2 Graduation Rate 21.14% 28.55% NA NA
3.3 Transfer-Out Rate 24.26% 20.55% NA NA
3.4 Career/Technical Placement Rate 89.76% 85.71% 68.00%

Quality Measures

Measure
Prior Year
Current Year
Benchmark
Trend
Benchmark
Comparison
4.1 Certification/Licensure Pass Rate 96.20% 98.30% 90.00%
4.2 SSI - Academic Advising Effectiveness 5.42 5.67 5.63
4.3 SSI - Admissions & Financial Aid Effectiveness 5.47 5.68 5.55
4.4 SSI - Campus Climate 5.79 5.98 5.85
4.5 SSI - Campus Services 5.81 5.93 5.87
4.6 SSI - Instructional Effectiveness 5.60 5.74 5.80
4.7 SSI - Registration Effectiveness 5.69 5.81 5.80
4.8 SSI - Safety & Security 5.42 5.74 5.63
4.9 SSI - Student Centeredness 5.68 5.89 5.73
4.10 CCSSE - Active and Collaborative Learning 46.4 52.1 50.0
4.11 CCSSE - Student Effort 48.4 55.6 50.0
4.12 CCSSE - Academic Challenge 45.9 50.8 50.0
4.13 CCSSE - Student-Faculty Interaction 45.6 54.0 50.0
4.14 CCSSE - Support For Learners 44.9 50.1 50.0
4.15 Credit Hours Taught by Full-Time Faculty 69.58% 63.85% 57.82%

Developmental Education

Measure
Prior Year
Current Year
Benchmark
Trend
Benchmark
Comparison
5.1 Developmental Credit Hours (as % of Total Credit Hours) 9.86% 6.10% 6.33%
5.2 Math Developmental Course Retention Rate 68.54% 76.75% 87.99%
5.3 Math Developmental Success Rate 44.94% 42.89% 61.17%
5.4 Math Developmental to College-Level Retention Rate 86.96% 81.02% 89.22%
5.5 Math Developmental to College-Level Success Rate 67.83% 53.28% 70.93%
5.6 English Developmental Course Retention Rate 83.82% 77.33% 90.40%
5.7 English Developmental Success Rate 72.06% 72.00% 67.38%
5.8 English Developmental to College-Level Retention Rate 92.78% 88.12% 93.45%
5.9 English Developmental to College-Level Success Rate 77.32% 79.21% 76.22%

Distance Learning

Measure
Prior Year
Current Year
Benchmark
Trend
Benchmark
Comparison
6.1 Online Credits (as a % of Total Credit Hours) 13.42% 19.65% 19.26%
6.2 Online Student Success Rate 65.96% 69.52% 70.13%

Affordability

Measure
Prior Year
Current Year
Benchmark
Trend
Benchmark
Comparison
7.1 Financial Aid Default Rate 17.30% 15.70% 16.18%
7.2 First-Time, Full-Time Students Receiving any Financial Aid 95.00% 95.00% NA NA
7.3 Service Area High School Students Attending with A+ 66.74% 68.56% NA NA
7.4 Average Scholarship Dollars Awarded by Foundation $889 $1095 NA NA
7.5 ECC Tuition Compared to Missouri Community Colleges $3240 $3870 $3746

Key Terms:

CCSSE – Community College Survey of Student Engagement

IPEDS – Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System

NCCBP – National Community College Benchmark Project

SSI – Noel Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory