Vision Project and Strategic Plan 2012-2015 Outcomes
Vision Project Goal 1: College Participation-Raising the percentage of high school graduates going to college-and the readiness of these students for college-level work.
Lowell Seniors Attending MCC
      Baseline FY11 FY12 FY13 FY14 FY15 5-Year Goal
                 
1a Lowell High School Vision Project 24.3% 20.6%  23.3% 32.3%  27.8%   28.4%
1b Gr Lowell Tech High School Vision Project 23.9% 24.8% 23.6% 30.4% 26.4% 29.8%
 

Percentage of seniors from Lowell high schools enrolling at MCC following graduation. Source:http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/state_report/

 
Initial Placement
      Baseline FY11 FY12  FY13   FY14    FY15 5-Year Goal
      FA10 FA11 FA12 FA13 FA14  
2a College Math (non Ramp Up) Vision Project 47.0% 39.5% 40.2%   45.5%   45.9% 50% 
2b College Writing Vision Project 46.4% 44.0% 46.8%  45.3%  46.9% 45% 
2c College Reading Vision Project 72.9% 72.9% 72.8%  72.0% 74.6%  77% 
 

Percentage of first-time degree seeking students who place into college-level courses. Source: Institutional Data

 
Vision Project Goal 2: College Completion-Increasing the percentage of students who complete degree or certificate programs.
      Baseline FY11 FY12 FY13 FY14 FY15 5-Year Goal

Developmental Course Success

Strategic Plan SP# FA08 FA09 FA10 FA11 FA12  
3a Mathematics 1,3,4 53.1% 54.8% 57.0% 64.3%   65.6% 62%
3b Writing 1,3,4 66.7% 65.2% 62.0% 62.7%  67.0% 69%
3c Reading 1,3,4 54.3% 56.8% 56.8% 55.7% 52.5% 61%
 

Percentage of first-time degree seeking students earning a C or Better in developmental courses within three years. Source: Institutional Data

 
Persistence and Retention
      Baseline FY11 FY12 FY13 FY14 FY15 5-Year Goal
  Persistence Rate Strategic Plan SP# FA10-
SP11
FA11-
SP12
FA12-
SP13
FA13-
SP14
FA14-
SP15
 
4a Full Time 1,3,4 77.0% 81.9% 83.5%  81.9% 80.2%  90%
4b Part Time 1,3,4 61.9% 59.3% 64.6%  67.7% 61.7% 73%
 

Percentage of first-time degree students enrolled in fall returning in spring. Source: Institutional data.

 
      Baseline FY11 FY12 FY13 FY14 FY15 5-Year Goal
  DHE Retention Rate

Strategic Plan SP# 

FA09-
FA10
FA10-
FA11
FA11-
FA12
FA12-
FA13
FA13-
FA14
 
4c Full Time 1,3,4 58.1% 55.9% 63.0%   62.5%  61.3%  79%
4d Part Time 1,3,4 43.3% 42.8% 45.4%  47.6% 47.4%  55%
 

Percentage of first-time degree seeking students enrolled in fall returning in subsequent fall. Source: Institutional Data

 

DHE Retention in Higher Education Rate

    Baseline FY11 FY12 FY13 FY14 FY15 5-Year Goal
    FA09-
FA10
FA10-
FA11
FA11-
FA12
FA12-
FA13
FA13-
FA14
 
5 Retention in Higher Ed Vision Project 70.3% 65.3% 73.0%  74.0% DHE15  76%
 

Percentage of first-time full-time degree seeking students enrolled in fall returning anywhere in higher education in the subsequent fall. Source: Linear Trends Report DHE

*DHE15-Data will be provided by the DHE in March of 2015

 

IPEDS Rates (Integrated Post Secondary Education Data System)

    Baseline FY11 FY12   FY13 FY14  FY15  5-Year Goal 
 

Strategic Plan SP#

FA08 FA09 FA10 FA11 FA12  
6a Graduation Rate 1,3,4 13.2% 13.2% 12.7% 14.3%  16.7% 25%
6b Transfer Rate 1,3,4 23.6% 23.8% 23.0% 19.8%  25.6%  34%
6c Graduation or Transfer Rate 1,3,4 36.8% 37.0% 35.7% 34.1%  42.3%  49%
 

First-time full time degree seeking students who graduate or transfer in 150% of time. Source: Institutional Data

 

DHE 6 Year Community College Success Rate (Achieving the Dream)

    Baseline FY11 FY12  FY13  FY14  FY15  5-Year Goal 
  Strategic Plan SP# FA05 FA06 FA07 FA08 FA09  
7a DHE Six-Year Success Rate 1,3,4 79.6%  80.4% *DHE 15      83%
 

Graduated, transferred, completed 30 credits, or still enrolled after six years. Cohort: All new students who attempted at least 18 credits in first two years, excluding ESL. Source: Linear Trends Report DHE

*DHE15-Data will be provided by the DHE in March of 2015

 
    Baseline FY11 FY12 FY13 FY14 FY15 5-Year Goal
Mass Transfer Graduates Strategic Plan SP# FY11 FY12 FY13 FY14 FY15  
8a Mass Transfer 1,3 23.5% 31.4% 39.5% 41.8% 44.2%  48.5%
 

Percentage of students who completed Mass Transfer requirements. Source: Institutional Data

 
Vision Project Goal 3: Achieving higher levels of student learning through better assessment and more extensive use of assessment results.
      Baseline FY12 FY13 FY14 FY15 5-Year Goal
 9a Student Learning Outcomes  Strategic Plan SP#  2008-2010          
  Dental Assistant 1,2,3,4,5 69%*          
  Dental Hygienist 1,2,3,4,5 96%* 99%  90%  94%     
  Medical Assisant 1,2,3,4,5 62%*          
  Radiography Tech 1,2,3,4,5 90%* 88%   71% 62%    
      FY11          
  Registered Nurse 1,2,3,4,5 83% 92%   88% 85%    
                 
                 

       *Baselines based on 3-year averages.

Vision Project Goal 4: Workforce Alignment-Aligning occupationally oriented degree and certificate programs with the needs of statewide, regional and local employers.
      Baseline FY11 FY12 FY13 FY14 FY15 5-Year Goal
DHE High Demand Programs Strategic Plan SP#            
10a Enrollment DHE High Demand 2,6 1719 1763 1850 2003 2061   
10b Percent of Total Enrollment 2,6 17.1% 17.9% 19.1% 20.6%  22%   
10c Awards DHE High Demand 2,6 413 414 398 455 528   
10d Percent of Total Awards 2,6 38.4% 35.0% 31.4%  34% 34%   
 

Number and percentage of students and graduates in high demand fields as defined by DHE: 10-Communications Technologies; 11-Computer and Information Systems; 14-Engineering; 15-Engineering Technologies; 26-Biological and Biomedical Sciences; 27-Mathematics and Statistics; 40-Physical Sciences; 41-Science Technologies; 51-Health Professions Source: Institutional Data

Vision Project Goal 5: Preparing Citizens-Providing students with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to be active, informed citizens.
      Baseline FY11 FY12 FY13 FY14 FY15 5-Year Goal
Civic Engagement Projects Strategic Plan SP#            
11a Students Participated in Service Learning 1,2,3,4,5            
11b Service Learning Hours  1,2,3,4,5            
11c Courses With Service Learning Options  1,2,3,4,5            
  Source: Institutional Data
 

Vision Project Goal 6: Closing Achievement Gaps-Closing achievement gaps among students from different ethnic, racial, and income groups in all areas of the educational process.

Last Modified: 12/13/16