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Student Achievement Goals & Success Data

Student Achievement Goals

In support of the Institution’s mission statement, to provide affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning, TCCD’s student achievement goals are as follows: Promote student retention and subsequent graduation for credential-seeking students; Improve the academic performance of our students by successful course completion (attain a grade of A, B or C); Provide a path for transfer students to further their studies; Provide career pathways for our students to pursue gainful employment and attain relevant professional certifications and licensure; Provide alternative modes of instruction including distance learning for the convenience and accessibility of our students. In this regard, TCCD monitors the relevant performance indicators associated with these goals. These indicators are:

  • Enrollment Data
  • Successful Course Completion Data
  • Retention and Persistence Data
  • Distance Learning Data
  • Licensure Pass Rates
  • Graduation and Awards Data
  • Transfer Data
  • Placement Data

Student Achievement Success Data

Completions by Degree & Certificates.
Academic Year Degrees & Certificates Awarded
2009–10 4379
2010–11 4199
2011–12 4875
2012–13 6058
2013–14 7150
2014–15 7631
2015–16 8203

Successful Course Completion Data

Successful Course Completion (Grades A, B & C)
Academic Year Distance Learning Traditional
2011–12 66% 72%
2012–13 66% 73%
2013–14 67% 72%
2014–15 69% 73%
2015–16 72% 74%

Distance Learning Data

Total Course Enrollments
Academic Year Enrollments
2011–12 56803
2012–13 63985
2013–14 68508
2014–15 59713
2015–16 53731

Student Retention Data

Student Retention
Year Headcount Fall-to-Spring Fall-Spring Retention Rate Fall-to-Fall Fall-Fall Retention Rate
2011 50062 33749 67.4% 22543 45.0%
2012 50439 34326 68.1% 22888 45.4%
2013 50981 34904 68.5% 22977 45.1%
2014 50596 35117 69.4% 23501 46.4%
2015 51688 35887 69.4% 23846 46.1%
First Time in College Student Retention
Year Headcount Fall-to-Spring Fall-Spring Retention Rate Fall-to-Fall Fall-Fall Retention Rate
2011 8818 6446 73.1% 4562 51.7%
2012 8454 6214 73.5% 4398 52.0%
2013 8356 6189 74.1% 4462 53.4%
2014 8108 5978 73.7% 4511 55.6%
2015 8061 6011 74.6% 4534 56.2%

Licensure Pass Rates

Percentage Passed by Academic Year
Campus Licensure Exam 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15
Total 95.5% 94.1% 92.7% 91.1%
Total (from 2014 Data Resources)   94.4% 93.2%  
NW Aircraft Mechanic — Airframe 93% 88% 90% 88%
NW Aircraft Mechanic — General 100% 97% 95% 95%
NW Aircraft Mechanic — Power Plant 100% 98% 98% 98%
NW Breath Test Operator / Intoxilyzer 95% 92%   100%
SO Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry     59%  
SO Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications     100%  
NW Criminal Justice/Police Science     97%  
SE Culinary Arts/Chef Training     84% 59%
NE Dental Assisting 100% 100% 100% 100%
NE Dental Hygiene 100% 100% 100% 100%
SE Dietetic Technician/Assistant 60% 73% 100% 60%
NE EMT — Paramedic 78% 83% 90% 96%
NE EMT — Basic 97%     81%
NW Fire Academy License       100%
NW Fire Protection & Safety Technology/Technician     98%  
NW Fire Protection — Structure 100% 100%    
NW Fire Protection — Hazardous Materials 100% 100%    
NW Fire Protection — Officer 1 100% 100%   100%
NW Fire Protection — Officer 2 100% 100%   94%
NW Fire Protection — Driver/Operator-Pumper 100% 100%   98%
NW Fire Protection — Instructor I 100% 100%   100%
NW Fire Protection — Instructor II 100% 96%   100&
NW Fire Protection — Instructor III 100% 86%   83%
NW Hazmat Incident Commander       100%
NW Hazmat Technician       100%
TR Health Information Technology 91% 100% 63% 88%
TR Hospital & Health Care Facilities Admin/Mgmt     100%  
NW Law Enforcement — Peace Officer — Academy 100% 100%   100%
NE Long Term Care 100% 100%   100%
SO Massage Therapy       87%
TR Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 100% 97% 90% 83%
TR Nurse Aide 93%      
TR Pharmacy Technician 100% 100% 0%  
SO Phlebotomy 88%      
TR Physical Therapist Technician/Assistant 94% 100% 100% 100%
TR Radiologic Technology/Science 100% 100% 100% 100%
TR Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 100% 93% 100% 94%
TR Sign Language Communicator 33%      
TR Sign Language Interpretation/Translation 83% 63% 63% 42%
NE Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling       76%
TR Surgical Technology 89% 80% 100% 100%

Comparison of Success Rates Between Traditional Enrollments &
Distance Learning Enrollments

2011–12 Academic Year
Term/Mode of Delivery Total Enrollments Successful Enrollments Success Rate
Total Traditional 278404 200547 72.0%
Total Distance Learning 56748 37373 65.9%
2011–12 Academic Year Total 335152 237920 71.0%
2011 Fall Traditional 125800 86926 69.1%
2011 Fall Distance Learning 21896 13808 63.1%
2011 Fall Total 147696 100734 68.2%
2012 Spring Traditional 114944 82440 71.7%
2012 Spring Distance Learning 21117 13601 64.4%
2012 Spring Total 136061 96041 70.6%
2012 Summer Traditional 37660 31181 82.8%
2012 Summer Distance Learning 13735 9964 72.5%
2012 Summer Total 51395 41145 80.1%
2012–13 Academic Year
Term/Mode of Delivery Total Enrollments Successful Enrollments Success Rate
Total Traditional 277092 201767 72.8%
Total Distance Learning 63930 42085 65.8%
2012–13 Academic Year Total 341022 243852 71.5%
2012 Fall Traditional 127657 91640 71.8%
2012 Fall Distance Learning 23246 14673 63.1%
2012 Fall Total 150903 106313 70.5%
2013 Spring Traditional 113280 80480 71.0%
2013 Spring Distance Learning 23679 14926 63.0%
2013 Spring Total 136959 95406 69.7%
2013 Summer Traditional 36155 29647 82.0%
2013 Summer Distance Learning 17005 12486 73.4%
2013 Summer Total 53160 42133 79.3%
2013–14 Academic Year
Term/Mode of Delivery Total Enrollments Successful Enrollments Success Rate
Total Traditional 266917 193068 72.3%
Total Distance Learning 68511 45977 67.1%
2013–14 Academic Year Total 335428 239045 71.3%
2013 Fall Traditional 123005 87111 70.8%
2013 Fall Distance Learning 25318 16260 64.2%
2013 Fall Total 148323 103371 69.7%
2014 Spring Traditional 109352 77514 70.9%
2014 Spring Distance Learning 25217 16276 64.6%
2014 Spring Total 134569 93793 69.7%
2014 Summer Traditional 34560 28443 82.3%
2014 Summer Distance Learning 17976 13438 74.8%
2014 Summer Total 52536 41881 79.7%
2014–15 Academic Year
Term/Mode of Delivery Total Enrollments Successful Enrollments Success Rate
Total Traditional 267521 194361 72.7%
Total Distance Learning 59692 41441 69.4%
2014–15 Academic Year Total 327213 235802 72.1%
2014 Fall Traditional 123220 87422 70.9%
2014 Fall Distance Learning 21352 14311 67%
2014 Fall Total 144572 101733 70.4%
2015 Spring Traditional 112330 80326 71.5%
2015 Spring Distance Learning 22905 15256 66.6%
2015 Spring Total 135235 95582 70.7%
2015 Summer Traditional 31971 26613 83.2%
2015 Summer Distance Learning 15435 11874 76.9%
2015 Summer Total 47406 38487 81.2%
2015–16 Academic Year
Term/Mode of Delivery Total Enrollments Successful Enrollments Success Rate
Total Traditional 269463 200380 74.4%
Total Distance Learning 53730 38552 71.8%
2015–16 Academic Year Total 323193 238932 73.9%
2015 Fall Traditional 126085 91365 72.5%
2015 Fall Distance Learning 18844 13050 69.3%
2015 Fall Total 144929 104415 72.0%
2016 Spring Traditional 110903 81937 73.9%
2016 Spring Distance Learning 20033 13822 69.0%
2016 Spring Total 130936 95759 73.1%
2016 Summer Traditional 32475 27078 83.4%
2016 Summer Distance Learning 14853 11680 78.6%
2016 Summer Total 47328 38758 81.9%

Students Enrollments Data

Unduplicated Headcount
Term Unduplicated Headcount Total Enrollments
2011 Fall 50652 159957
2012 Spring 47292 147701
2012 Summer 26879 56409
2011–12 Total 73892 364067
2012 Fall 51353 162551
2013 Spring 47825 148086
2013 Summer 27795 57700
2012–13 Total 75075 368337
2013 Fall 51644 170226
2014 Spring 48234 150264
2014 Summer 27811 59232
2013–2014 Total 75298 379722
2014 Fall 51629 166621
2015 Spring 49158 150631
2015 Summer 25936 53256
2014–2015 Total 74938 370508
2015 Fall 52432 157039
2016 Spring 48945 142913
2016 Summer 25916 51899
2015–2016 Total 74825 351851

Updated May 31, 2017