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Under the Student-Right-to-Know Act, the College is required to report data on the cohort (or group) of first-time, full-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates and report their status at 150% of the normal time for completion of their program. For associate degree, normal completion time is 2 years.

The most recent cohort for whom data are reported entered in Fall 2012 and their status for Fall 2015 is shown as of August 31, 2015.

STUDENT STATUS DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF STUDENTS

PERCENTAGE OF COHORT

INITIAL COHORT

Total first-time, full time undergraduates who began in Fall 2012.

4,217

100.00%
GRADUATES Total cohort students who graduated from NCC at any time as of Fall 2015. 934 22.15%
TRANSFERS Total cohort students who transferred to another institution of higher education without graduating from NCC at any time as of Fall 2015. 835

19.80%

COMPLETERS Combined total of graduates and transfers.

1,769

41.95%

PERSISTERS Total cohort students still registered at NCC for Fall 2015.

872

20.68%

ATTRITION

Total cohort students not registered at NCC for Fall 2015 who neither graduated nor transferred between Fall 2012 and Fall 2015.

1,576

37.37%

SOURCE: IPEDS Graduation Rates 2015-16. The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). This is a system of interrelated surveys conducted annually by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). More information may be found at the IPEDS web site: http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds