Atlanta Metropolitan State College

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Atlanta Metropolitan State College (AMSC) is committed to student achievement. To that end, the College's mission statement, below, provides the guidelines for all of its services and programs:

"Atlanta Metropolitan State College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, focuses on excellence, where outstanding faculty members and committed staff teach and facilitate the successful academic matriculation and holistic development of students.The College offers an affordable liberal arts education and prepares students from a diverse urban community to function in a global society."

AMSC monitors student achievement at three critical milestones from matriculation to completion: retention rate, course success rate, and graduation rate. The College will provide annual updates of these student achievements, demonstrating its commitment to student success and accountability to the public.

Retention Rates (Degree-Seeking, First-time, Full-time Cohort)

Goal 1 - Annually, student retention rates will equal or exceed those of the USG State College average.

Cohort Year Degree-Seeking AMSC USG State College Average
2012 Cohort Associate's Degree 42.7 55.8
Bachelor's Degree    
2013 Cohort' Associate's Degree 53.8 59
Bachelor's Degree    
2014 Cohort' Associate's Degree 57.3 59.9
Bachelor's Degree    
Retention rates are measured over a one year period (fall to fall).

 

Student Progression Rates (Full-time and Part-time Students)

Goal 2a - Students will earn at least 90% of credit hours attempted.

Academic Year Student Type % Earned Hours Median Mode
Fall 2014 Full-time Students 83.7% 33 13
Part-time Students 80.9% 25 6
Fall 2015 Full-time Students 84.3% 30 19
Part-Time Students 83.1% 37 6

 

Student Progression Rates (Full-time and Part-time Students)

Goal 2b - Students will earn at least 90% of credit hours attempted.

Academic Year Student Type 15 Credit Hours 30 Credit Hours 45 Credit Hours 60 Credit Hours 61 Credit Hours >
Fall 2014 Full-time Students 201 223 175 155 154
Part-time Students 713 381 365 301 321
Fall 2015 Full-time Students 140 147 164 128 116
Part-Time Students 747 380 349 320 402
Fall 2016 Full-time Students 132 162 151 85 102
Part-Time Students 400 300 288 277 345

 

Graduation Rates (Degree-Seeking, First-time, Full-time Cohort)

Goal 3 - Students will achieve graduation rates equal to or higher than those for the USG State College Average
Cohort Year Degree-Seeking AMSC USG State College Average
2010 Cohort Associate's Degree 10.1 9.1
Bachelor's Degree Not available until Fall 2018
2011 Cohort Associate's Degree 9.6 8.7
Bachelor's Degree Not available until Fall 2018
2012 Cohort Associate's Degree 14.6 11.1
Bachelor's Degree Not available until Fall 2018
Note: Associate's degree graduation rates are over a 3 year period; Bachelor's degree graduation rates are over a 6-year period.