Student Achievement - Coastal Carolina University
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Student achievement and success is an ongoing top priority for the University. This commitment is evidenced in the 2016-2021 CCU Strategic Plan through Strategic Goal 2.1: Ensure a supportive, high-quality learning environment that produces knowledgeable and skilled graduates prepared for future success.

Reports Available Demonstrating Student Achievement:

• Total Completion Rate Three-Year Graduation Rates, Master's Students 

• First-Year Retention Rates

• Undergraduate Degrees Awarded 2016 - 2020

• Four-Year Graduation Rates 

• Undergraduate Degrees Awarded by Major

• Six-Year Graduation Rates  

• Undergraduate Degrees Awarded by College

• Praxis II Student Pass Rates

• Graduate Degrees Awarded by College

• Course Success for Undergraduates

• Academic Awards and Student Success  
• Two-Year Graduation Rates, Master's Students  

National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) Total Completion Rate

Goal: The University aspires to achieve a minimum 75.5% total six-year completion rate, aligning with the University’s peer institutions. The average NSC Completion Rate for the University’s peer institutions is 75.5%.

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First-Year Retention Rates

Goal: The University aspires to achieve a minimum of 75.0% as outlined in the Strategic Plan Assessment 2016-2021. The average first-year retention rate of the University’s peer institutions is 76.2%.

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Four-Year Graduation Rates 

Goal: The University aspires to achieve a minimum of 50.0% four-year graduation as outlined in the Strategic Plan Assessment 2016-2021. The average four-year graduation rate of the University’s peer institutions is 32.2%  

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Six-Year Graduation Rates 

Goal: The University aspires to achieve a minimum of 60.0% six-year graduation as outlined in the Strategic Plan Assessment 2016-2021. The average six-year graduation rate of the University’s peer institutions is 53.3% 

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Praxis II Student Pass Rates 

Goal: The University aspires to maintain a 100.0% Praxis II student pass rate.

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Course Success for Undergraduate Students

Goal: The University seeks to achieve a course success rate of 85.0%. This goal is based on University trend data.

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Two-Year Graduation Rates, Master's Degree-Seeking Students

Goal: Coastal Carolina University desires that 85.0% of students seeking a master’s degree will earn a degree within two years.

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Three-Year Graduation Rates, Master's Degree-Seeking Students

Goal: Coastal Carolina University aspires that 90.0% of students seeking a master’s degree will earn a degree within three years.  This goal is based on University trend data.

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Undergraduate Degrees Awarded 2016 - 2020

Goal: Coastal Carolina University aspires that 90.0% of seniors will earn a degree within an academic year. In recent fall terms, 84.0-86.0% of undergraduate seniors are enrolled full-time. A large majority of seniors enrolled full-time are expected to graduate within a year.

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Undergraduate Degrees Awarded by Major

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Undergraduate Degrees Awarded by College

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Graduate Degrees Awarded by College

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Academic Awards and Student Success