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Summary of Student Metrics from the

2007-08 University Plan, Performance,


and Accountability Report:
Twin Cities Undergraduate Students

A Presentation to the Faculty, Staff, and


Student Affairs Committee of the Board of
Regents, October 2007
Craig Swan, Vice Provost and Dean of
Undergraduate Education
Freshman Applications and Admissions, 1997-2007
Applications Admits
30,000 30,000
30,000
25,000 25,000
25,000
20,000 20,000
20,000
15,000 15,000
15,000
10,000 10,000
10,000
5,000 5,000
5,000
1997 2002 2007 1997
1997 2002
2002 2007
2007

Enrolled SOC Percentage

5,500 25%

20%
5,000

15%
4,500

10%
4,000
1997 2002 2007
1997 2002 2007
Measures of Incoming Freshman Class Quality, 1997-2007
Top 10% of High School Graduating Top 25% of High School
Class Graduating Class
100%
50%
80%
40%
30% 60%
20%
40%
10%
0% 20%
1997 2002 2007 1997 2002 2007

Top 50% of High School ACT


Graduating Class
100% 26.5
26.0
95% 25.5
25.0
90% 24.5
24.0
85%
23.5

80% 23.0
1997 2002 2007
1997 2002 2007
Then and Now: Changes in the Undergraduate
Experience 1996-2006

1996-97 2006-07 Change


Percent of freshmen living on 71% 81% +10%
campus
Percent of undergraduates 47% 35% -12%
who identify themselves as
commuter students
Percent of undergraduates 50% 74% +24%
who participated in student
organizations or activities
Percent of students who are 26% 26% 0%
not working at a paid job
while in school
Then and Now: Changes in the Undergraduate
Experience 1996-2006

1996-97 2006-07 Change


Percent of students rating the 78% 89% +11%
overall quality of academic
programs as excellent or good
Percent of students rating 42% 82% +40%
classroom quality as excellent or
very good
Percent satisfied 82% 91% +9%
First Year Retention of Twin Cities Campus Fall NHS Cohorts By Average High School Rank
Percentage, Percentage in Residence Halls, and Program Initiation Milestones
90.0
Graduation
13-Credit Rule, Mid- Planner
term Alerts
Living-learning Semester Conversion,
communities Freshman Seminars

85.0
Convocation
% Retained in 2nd Year

80.0

75.0

70.0

65.0
1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007

% Retained Ave HSR % in Res Halls Linear (% Retained)


Proportion of Entering NHS Students Still Registered and Hitting 30,
60, and 90 Credit Benchmarks, 1, 2, and 3 Years from Entry

80.0%

70.0%

60.0%

F 1999
50.0%
F 2000
F 2001
40.0%
F 2002
F 2003
30.0%
F 2004
F 2005
20.0%
F 2006

10.0%

0.0%
30 Credits After 1st year 60 Credits After 2nd year 90 Credits After 3rd year
Proportion of Entering NHS Students Still Registered and Hitting 30,
60, and 90 Credit Benchmarks, 1, 2, and 3 Years from Entry

80.0%

70.0%

60.0%

F 1999
50.0%
F 2000
F 2001
40.0%
F 2002
F 2003
30.0%
F 2004
F 2005
20.0%
F 2006

10.0%

0.0%
30 Credits After 1st year 60 Credits After 2nd year 90 Credits After 3rd year
Comparisons of State Populations, High School Graduate Numbers
and Enrollees at UM Aspirational Peer Flagship Universities, Fall 2006
New Frosh %
Frosh/ in Top New
New State 10% HS Calculated HS Grads Frosh %
Freshmen Grads Rank ACT Score % SOC SOC
University of California,
Berkeley 4,157 1.1% 99% 30.0 59.3% 61.2%
University of California, Los
Angeles 4,810 1.2% 97% 28.5 59.3% 60.5%

University of Texas, Austin 7,417 3.0% 70% 26.7 53.6% 42.3%

University of Florida 6,702 4.6% 72% 27.6 43.8% 35.9%


University of Illinois, Urbana-
Champaign 7,172 5.3% 55% 27.8 31.2% 28.5%
Pennsylvania State
University, Univ Park 8,039 5.8% 37% 26.0 16.9% 12.9%
Ohio State University,
Columbus 6,280 5.1% 43% 26.3 14.0% 16.0%
University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor 5,399 5.0% 90% 29.4 20.2% 23.7%
University of Washington,
Seattle 5,475 8.7% 84% 25.9 24.4% 39.0%
University of Wisconsin,
Madison 5,643 8.7% 58% 28.3 13.6% 14.2%
University of Minnesota,
Twin Cities 5,439 8.7% 39% 25.2 14.1% 20.2%
Graduation Rates at Peer Universities
4 yr 5 yr 6 yr

Penn State 64.9% 87.8% 90.1%


UCLA 62.2% 86.2% 89.2%
UC Berkeley 63.8% 84.5% 88.9%
Michigan 70.3% 85.7% 86.9%
Illinois 62.5% 77.9% 81.5%
Wisconsin 50.4% 76.3% 79.2%
Florida 55.0% 75.6% 79.0%
Texas 48.1% 72.6% 76.9%
Washington 51.2% 71.1% 74.8%
Ohio State 42.3% 65.8% 71.1%
Minnesota 40.6% 57.7% 60.5%
90.0%

80.0% 80% - 6 yr
75% - 5 yr
70.0%

60.0% 60 % - 4 yr

6 yr
50.0%

40.0%

5 yr Graduation
30.0%
Rates and Goals
20.0%

Twin Cities Campus


4 yr
10.0%

0.0%
1992 1996 2000 2004 2008

Entering Cohort