The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

Governors State University

Governors State University is committed to offering an exceptional and accessible education that imbues students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to succeed in a global society. GSU is dedicated to creating an intellectually stimulating public square, serving as an economic catalyst for the region, and being a model of diversity and responsible citizenship.
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 382

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74%
5%
2%
1%
18%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
73%
3%
4%
4%
16%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
48%
1%
39%
4%
8%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Governors State University in the Fall of 2011. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Governors State University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Governors State University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Governors State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Governors State University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Governors State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
 
2011-12
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2014-15
 
2015-16
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2016-17
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Bachelor's degree from Governors State University 6% 48% 68% 73% 74% 74%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Governors State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Governors State University 6% 48% 68% 73% 74% 74%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 2% 2% 3%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 5% 1% 1% 1% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 5% 1% 2% 3% 4% 5%
Enrolled at Governors State University 87% 39% 12% 4% 3% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 2% 2% 2% 1% 1%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 2% 3% 2% 1% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 4% 5% 4% 2% 1%
Current Status Unknown 2% 8% 13% 16% 17% 18%
Part-Time Transfer

Part-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2007

Number of students: 322

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59%
15%
2%
3%
21%
WITHIN 10 YEARS
58%
15%
1%
2%
24%
WITHIN 8 YEARS
55%
11%
5%
4%
25%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Governors State University in the Fall of 2007. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Governors State University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Governors State University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Governors State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Governors State University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Governors State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Part-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2007 BY SUMMER 2017
 
2007-08
 
2008-09
 
2009-10
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 8 YEARS
2014-15
 
2015-16
WITHIN 10 YEARS
2016-17
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Bachelor's degree from Governors State University 0% 16% 37% 48% 52% 55% 57% 58% 58% 59%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Governors State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Governors State University 0% 16% 37% 48% 52% 55% 57% 58% 58% 59%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 3% 7% 8% 9% 11% 12% 12% 12%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 5% 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 2% 3% 3% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 5% 2% 5% 9% 11% 11% 13% 15% 15% 15%
Enrolled at Governors State University 92% 52% 27% 13% 9% 5% 2% 1% 2% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 1% 6% 6% 4% 2% 3% 2% 2% 2% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 4% 3% 1% 3% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 10% 9% 5% 5% 4% 3% 2% 3% 3%
Current Status Unknown 2% 20% 22% 25% 23% 25% 25% 24% 22% 21%