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.

SUNY Empire State College

SUNY Empire State College enables motivated students to earn a degree regardless of location or circumstances. With more than 35 New York State locations, 500 online courses and five academic terms, you can fit a college education into your life. Undergraduate students also benefit from a generous transfer policy and opportunities to earn credit for relevant, qualified prior learning. The college offers associate and bachelor's degrees in 12 areas of study: The Arts; Business, Management and Economics; Community and Human Services; Cultural Studies; Educational Studies; Historical Studies; Human Development; Interdisciplinary Studies; Labor Studies; Public Affairs; Science, Mathematics and Technology; Social Science. The college also offers an RN to BSN for New York State RN licensed nurses, an M.S. in Nursing, as well as an array of other master's degrees and graduate certificate programs. The college is home to The Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Center for Labor Studies.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 138

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26%
4%
5%
13%
52%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
24%
2%
11%
13%
50%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
17%
1%
19%
10%
53%
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 SUNY Empire State College in the Fall of 2009. 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 SUNY Empire State College 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 SUNY Empire State College 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 SUNY Empire State College are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at SUNY Empire State College 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.

SUNY Empire State College | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2009-10
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2012-13
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from SUNY Empire State College 0% 1% 5% 13% 19% 22%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from SUNY Empire State College 0% 1% 9% 4% 5% 4%
= Total Graduated from SUNY Empire State College 0% 2% 14% 17% 24% 26%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 4%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 1% 1% 1% 2% 4%
Enrolled at SUNY Empire State College 97% 52% 27% 19% 11% 5%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 3% 4% 7% 10% 10%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 1% 4% 3% 3% 3%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 4% 8% 10% 13% 13%
Current Status Unknown 1% 41% 50% 53% 50% 52%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2009

Number of students: 1,134

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48%
6%
2%
6%
38%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
42%
4%
10%
8%
36%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
24%
1%
46%
5%
24%
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 SUNY Empire State College in the Fall of 2009. 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 SUNY Empire State College 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 SUNY Empire State College 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 SUNY Empire State College are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at SUNY Empire State College 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.

SUNY Empire State College | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE IN FALL 2009 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2009-10
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from SUNY Empire State College 1% 22% 35% 41% 45% 47%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from SUNY Empire State College 0% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1%
= Total Graduated from SUNY Empire State College 1% 24% 36% 42% 46% 48%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 2% 3% 4% 5%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 1% 3% 4% 5% 6%
Enrolled at SUNY Empire State College 96% 46% 21% 10% 5% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 3% 6% 5% 3% 4%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 2% 3% 3% 3% 2%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 5% 9% 8% 6% 6%
Current Status Unknown 2% 24% 31% 36% 38% 38%
First-Time Part-Time

First-Time Part-Time Students Starting Fall 2005

Number of students: 122

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33%
8%
2%
4%
53%
WITHIN 10 YEARS
32%
8%
4%
4%
52%
WITHIN 8 YEARS
28%
5%
9%
7%
51%
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 SUNY Empire State College in the Fall of 2005. 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 SUNY Empire State College 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 SUNY Empire State College 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 SUNY Empire State College are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at SUNY Empire State College 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.

SUNY Empire State College | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Part-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE IN FALL 2005 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2005-06
 
2006-07
 
2007-08
 
2008-09
 
2009-10
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 8 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 10 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from SUNY Empire State College 0% 1% 6% 11% 17% 18% 20% 21% 23% 23%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from SUNY Empire State College 0% 2% 8% 7% 7% 10% 11% 11% 10% 10%
= Total Graduated from SUNY Empire State College 0% 3% 14% 18% 24% 28% 31% 32% 33% 33%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 1% 2% 2% 4% 5% 6% 6% 6%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 2% 2% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 1% 1% 3% 3% 5% 7% 8% 8% 8%
Enrolled at SUNY Empire State College 96% 57% 33% 20% 13% 9% 6% 4% 2% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 4% 6% 6% 8% 4% 2% 1% 1% 1%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 1% 2% 2% 2% 3% 1% 3% 3% 3%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 5% 8% 8% 10% 7% 3% 4% 4% 4%
Current Status Unknown 3% 34% 44% 51% 50% 51% 53% 52% 53% 53%
Part-Time Transfer

Part-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2005

Number of students: 1,199

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46%
11%
2%
3%
38%
WITHIN 10 YEARS
45%
8%
3%
5%
39%
WITHIN 8 YEARS
40%
5%
8%
5%
42%
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 SUNY Empire State College in the Fall of 2005. 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 SUNY Empire State College 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 SUNY Empire State College 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 SUNY Empire State College are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at SUNY Empire State College 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.

SUNY Empire State College | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Part-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE IN FALL 2005 BY SUMMER 2015
 
2005-06
 
2006-07
 
2007-08
 
2008-09
 
2009-10
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2010-11
 
2011-12
WITHIN 8 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 10 YEARS
2014-15
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Bachelor's degree from SUNY Empire State College 0% 8% 20% 29% 34% 38% 42% 43% 44% 44%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from SUNY Empire State College 0% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2%
= Total Graduated from SUNY Empire State College 0% 10% 22% 31% 36% 40% 44% 45% 46% 46%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 1% 3% 3% 4% 6% 7% 8% 9%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2%
= Total Graduated from another institution 1% 1% 2% 4% 4% 5% 7% 8% 9% 11%
Enrolled at SUNY Empire State College 93% 58% 35% 20% 11% 8% 4% 3% 2% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 3% 3% 3% 4% 4% 4% 4% 3% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 1% 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 4% 5% 6% 6% 5% 6% 5% 4% 3%
Current Status Unknown 6% 27% 36% 39% 43% 42% 39% 39% 39% 38%