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.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a three-campus, public regional university serving approximately 2,200 students. The main campus is located in Alva, with branch campuses located in Enid and Woodward. Northwestern features approximately 40 undergraduate degree programs and offers graduate degrees in education, counseling psychology and American studies. A doctoral program in advanced nursing practice is scheduled to begin in the fall semester of 2017. The University has received national recognition from U.S. News and World Report and other publication for affordability and low student debt of graduates. Academic programs in nursing, business, accounting, education and social work have received national accolades for their quality.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 370

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24%
21%
4%
10%
41%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
21%
13%
11%
19%
36%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
11%
7%
25%
25%
32%
WITHIN 4 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 Northwestern Oklahoma State University in the Fall of 2010. 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 Northwestern Oklahoma 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 Northwestern Oklahoma 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 Northwestern Oklahoma State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Northwestern Oklahoma 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.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University 0% 0% 0% 11% 21% 24%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Northwestern Oklahoma State University 0% 0% 0% 11% 21% 24%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 3% 8% 14%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 1% 5% 4% 5% 7%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 1% 5% 7% 13% 21%
Enrolled at Northwestern Oklahoma State University 0% 0% 42% 25% 11% 4%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 5% 17% 18% 17% 13% 7%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 15% 21% 9% 8% 6% 3%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
20% 38% 27% 25% 19% 10%
Current Status Unknown 80% 61% 26% 32% 36% 41%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 153

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57%
16%
2%
25%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
55%
10%
4%
11%
20%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
17%
5%
26%
52%
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 Northwestern Oklahoma State University in the Fall of 2010. 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 Northwestern Oklahoma 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 Northwestern Oklahoma 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 Northwestern Oklahoma State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Northwestern Oklahoma 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.

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

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University 0% 17% 43% 55% 57% 57%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Northwestern Oklahoma State University 0% 17% 43% 55% 57% 57%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 3% 7% 10% 13%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 4% 4% 0% 3% 3% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 4% 5% 3% 10% 13% 16%
Enrolled at Northwestern Oklahoma State University 0% 0% 21% 4% 0% 0%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 7% 16% 15% 9% 5% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 12% 10% 4% 2% 3% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
19% 26% 19% 11% 8% 2%
Current Status Unknown 77% 52% 14% 20% 22% 25%