Student Progress

Student Progress

Piedmont Virginia Community College accesses student progress on five measures.

1. Student Enrollment
2. Retention
3. Developmental Education Success
4. Dual Enrollment Education Success
5. Student Goal Attainment

 


Student Enrollment 

Goal: PVCC enrollment to increase annually by 1%.

Results:

Year Unduplicated Headcount Percent Change
2011-12 7,887 0.90%
2012-13 7,876 -0.10%
2013-14 7,800 -1.00%
2014-15 7,673 -1.60%
2015-16 7,595 -1.00%
2016-17 7,473 -1.61%
2017-18 7,420 -0.70%

Conclusion:  PVCC enrollment is cyclical in nature with enrollment increases and decreases over time.  Enrollment has decreased 5.9% since 2011-2012 academic year.


Retention

Goal: 70% of program enrolled students from the Fall will enroll in the subsequent Spring.

Results:

Conclusion: For the 2017-2018 academic year, PVCC met its fall to spring retention goal of 70%.


Developmental Education

Goal: 70% of students who enroll in a developmental course will successfully complete each year.

Results:

Conclusions: In the past 5 years, 57% developmental math students successfully complete in a year. From 2013-14 to 2017-18, 78% of developmental english students successfully complete in a year.


Dual Enrollment 

Goal: The percent of dual enrollment students earning a "C" or better will equal or exceed those of students in on-campus classes.

Results:

Conclusion: The percent of dual enrollment students that receive a "C" or better is higher than those enrolled in a similar class on-campus.


Student Goal Attainment

Goal: 95% of graduates will report that PVCC helped them further their academic and/or professional goals.

Results:

Conclusion: In 2017-18, 98% of PVCC graduates report that PVCC helped them further their academic or professional goals.