Strategic Plan Dashboard

Textual and visual summaries of key indicators in the Gallaudet Strategic Plan 2010-2015 and the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) metrics.

Enrollment Retention and Graduation Student Engagement (NSSE) Alumni Outcomes Costs per Graduate Grants and Contracts
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Enrollment

New Undergraduate Enrollment Fall 2017

First-time freshmen, transfers, and second-degree students

Target: 250 (Set by Gallaudet University)

Actual: 346

Trend History

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Fall 13Fall 14Fall 15Fall 16Fall 17
286 281 276 358 346

New Graduate Enrollment Fall 2017

New degree-seeking graduate students

Target: 180 (Set by Gallaudet University)

Actual: 199 students

Trend History

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Fall 13Fall 14Fall 15Fall 16Fall 17
177 171 178 164 199

Undergraduate Fall 2017 Enrollment

Degree-Seeking

Target: 1000 (Set by Gallaudet University)

Actual: 1111 students

Trend History

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Fall 13Fall 14Fall 15Fall 16Fall 17
1053 1001 989 1112 1111

Graduate Fall 2017 Enrollment

Degree-Seeking

Target: 440 (Set by GPRA Measure 1.3)

Actual: 437 students

Trend History

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Fall 13Fall 14Fall 15Fall 16Fall 17
469 443 444 426 437

Dorm Occupancy Rate, Fall 2017

The percentage is calculated on optimal occupancy. Some lounges were converted into temporary dorm rooms, allowing for occupancy greater than 100%.

Target: 95% (Set by Gallaudet University)

Actual: 97% dorms occupied

Trend History

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Fall 13Fall 14Fall 15Fall 16Fall 17
79% 83% 91% 94.5% 97%

Retention and Graduation

Fall 2016 to Fall 2017 First-time Freshmen Cohort Retention

Returned 2nd Year

Target: 75% (Set by GPRA Measure 1.6)

Actual: 63% students retained

Trend History

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Fall 12Fall 13Fall 14Fall 15Fall 16
69% 67% 67% 80% 63%

First-time Freshmen 2011 Cohort Six-Year Graduation Rate

Fall Cohort

Target: 40% (Set by GPRA Measure 1.10)

Actual: 53% students graduated

Trend History

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Fall 07Fall 08Fall 09Fall 10Fall 11
47% 46% 46% 43% 53%

Student Engagement (NSSE)

Level of Academic Challenge Reported on the Spring National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE)

The NSSE survey is administered every spring nationally; Gallaudet University has participated in Spring 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014. As of 2014, the Academic Challenge component of the survey changed from one Academic Challenge measure to four Academic Challenge measures: Higher-Order Learning, Reflective & Integrative Learning, Learning Strategies, and Quantitative Reasoning.

Level of Academic Challenge by First-Year Students on the Spring 2012 NSSE

Target: 52.8 (Set by Gallaudet University)

Actual: 52.9 score on Academic Challenge subscale

Trend History

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Spring 06Spring 08Spring 10Spring 12
49.3 51.8 55.6 52.9

Higher-Order Learning Reported by First-Year Students and Seniors on the Spring 2017 NSSE

Target: Baseline to be set

Actual: 35.4 for First-year Students and 38.7 for Seniors


Reflective & Integrative Learning Reported by First-Year Students and Seniors on the Spring 2017 NSSE

Target: Baseline to be set

Actual: 34.3 for First-year Students and 39.7 for Seniors


Learning Strategies Reported by First-Year Students and Seniors on the Spring 2017 NSSE

Target: Baseline to be set

Actual: 34.6 for First-year Students and 30.3 for Seniors


Quantitative Reasoning Reported by First-Year Students and Seniors on the Spring 2017 NSSE

Target: Baseline to be set

Actual: 26.0 for First-year Students and 27.4 for Seniors

Alumni Outcomes

Employment Rate of Class of 2015 Alumni

Employed full-time or part-time during their first year after graduating with a bachelor's degree.

Target: 50% (Set by GPRA Measure 3.1)

Actual: 70% alumni are employed

Trend History

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20122013201420152016
63% 59% 77% 67% 70%

Pursuing Additional Education
Rate of Class of 2015 Alumni

Those in full-time or part-time educational programs or pursuing internships, practicum, and other unpaid educational experiences during their first year after graduating with a bachelor's degree.

Target: 45% (Set by GPRA Measure 3.2)

Actual: 26%

Trend History

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FY 12FY 13FY 14FY 15FY 16
35% 38% 19% 27% 26%

Not Employed or Pursuing Additional Education
Rate of Class of 2015 Alumni

Those who are unemployed (including those who are actively seeking work and those that are not) and also not pursuing additional education.

Target: 5% (Set by GPRA Measure 3.3)

Actual: 6%

Trend History

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FY 12FY 13FY 14FY 15FY 16
2% 3% 4% 7% 6%

Costs per Graduate

Federal Cost Per Graduate, Fiscal Year 2017

Six-year average Federal appropriations divided by number of degree recipients each year

Target: $264K (Set by GPRA Measure 4.1)

Actual: $229K per graduate

Trend History

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FY 13FY 14FY 15FY 16FY 17
$232K $222K $238K $223K $229K

Total Educational Cost Per Gallaudet Graduate, Fiscal Year 2017

Six-year average of total educational costs divided by number of graduates in the current year

Target: $314K (Set by GPRA Measure 4.2)

Actual: $266K per graduate

Trend History

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FY 13FY 14FY 15FY 16FY 17
$264K $251K $271K $256K $266K

Grants and Contracts

Grants and Contracts Applied For, Fiscal Year 2017

The request and receipt of external sponsorship for research and scholarly projects is managed by the Office of Sponsored Programs.

Target: (No target amount set by Gallaudet University)

Actual: $14.8M

Trend History

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FY 13FY 14FY 15FY 16FY 17
$14.1M $18.4M $15.6M $12.3M $14.8M

Grants and Contracts Awarded, Fiscal Year 2017

The request and receipt of external sponsorship for research and scholarly projects is managed by the Office of Sponsored Programs.

Target: (No target amount set by Gallaudet University)

Actual: $2.1M awarded

Trend History

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FY 13FY 14FY 15FY 16FY 17
$4.5M $3.6M $3.3M $2.4M $2.1M

 

Source: Office of Institutional Research
Software: FusionCharts