Student Achievement

 

Blue Mountain College identifies, evaluates and publishes goals and outcomes for student achievement appropriate to the mission, the nature of student it serves, and the kinds of programs offered. The College uses the following criteria: course completion, retention, graduation, job placement rates; state licensing examinations; and enrollment in graduate study.

Goal 1: Course completion rate of 90% per semester.
Course Completion Rates Summary Fall 2015- Spring 2018
 

  Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018

Grades
A-D

  93.31%

  94.25%

  91.09%

  93.8%

93.3% 91.6%

Grades
A-F

  95.74%

  97.03%

  96.1%

  97.7%

98.0% 97.4%

 

Goal 2:  Retention rate of 60% over a 5-year period
Blue Mountain College Retention Rate Summary 2013-2017
 

Terms Freshman to Sophomore Full-Time Freshman to Junior Year Full-Time
 Fall 2018
62.96% 55.56%

 Fall 2014

68.92%

59.46%

 Fall 2015

80.36%

62.50%

 Fall 2016

65.14%

46.79%

 Average  
 
(2013-2017)

68.46%

56.64%

 

Goal 3: Graduation rate of 50% over a five year period.
Summary Graduation Rate Report – Fall Cohorts 2008-2012 Year Enrolled
 

  4-5 Year Graduation Rate 6-Year Graduation Rate

2008

46%

46%

2009

53%

55%

2010

49%

52%

2011

58%

61%

2012 49% 49%

5-Year Average

51.0%

52.6%

 

Goal 4: Pass rate of 90% on Praxis II.
Blue Mountain College Pass Rates for PRAXIS II Series Education Majors
 

  Number Taking Tests Number Passing Tests BMC Pass Rate State Avg Pass Rate

 All program completers,
 2012-13

65

62

95%

94%

 All program completers,
 2013-14

37

37

100%

96%

 All program completers,
 2014-15

28

28

100%

98%

 All program completers,
 2015-16

29

24

83%

91%
 All program completers,
 2016-17

32

30

94%

91%

 

Goal 5: Job acceptance rate of 65% and enrollment in graduate school of 20% of graduates. Summary of Job Placement and Graduate Enrollment Rates 
 

Year of Graduation Job Placement Graduate Enrollment Total Job Placement + Graduate Enrollment

2013

74% (104/140)

14% (20/140)

88% (124/140)

2014

74.2% (72/97)

20.6% (20/97)

94.8% (92/97)

2015

67.0%  (91/136)

17.0% (23/136)

84.0% (114/136)

2016

79.6% (86/108)

18.5% (20/108)

98.15% (106/108)

2017 75.4% (86/114) 19.3% (22/114) 93.9% (108/114)
2018 73.60% (92/125) 16.00% (20/125) 89.60% (112/125)

Average

73.97%

17.57%

91.55%