Governor Brown's Performance Targets for UC & CSU


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Governor Brown's Performance Targets for UC & CSU

  1. 1. Governor Brown’s PerformanceTargets for the UC & CSU SystemsCalifornia Competes: Higher Education for a Strong EconomyApril 25, 2013
  2. 2. Context
  3. 3. The Road Ahead 2.3 million degrees short by 2025 1 million bachelors degrees (PPIC) Career-Technical associate’sdegrees and certificates Need a 4.4% increase annually, onaverage CSU and UC confer 73% ofCalifornia bachelor’s degrees About 20% independent (non-profit) 7% for-profit
  4. 4. The Benefits of On-Time Graduation 10,900 more seats available at UC and CSU If just half of the late-finishers finish one year earlier (e.g.the six-year finishers complete in five years), it wouldopen up 3,300 slots at UC and 7,600 slots at CSU. $182 million in added earnings The additional UC graduates in the workforce would add$55 million in earnings to the economy (based on theearnings differential for college grads); the additional CSUgraduates would add $127 million.
  5. 5. Gov. Brown’s Higher Education Agenda 20% funding increase over four years. At California Community colleges: Fund course completion Unit caps Require FAFSA for BOG waiver and inclusion of parentalincome At CSU/UC: No enrollment targets, but expectations for improvedperformance No tuition/fee increases
  6. 6. CSU and UC Performance Targets Number of Graduates… …who started there as freshmen …who transferred from CCCs …who are low-Income Graduation Rates Of freshmen: four years Of transfers: two years Number of Transfers in from CCCs Degrees per 100 FTE Enrollment
  7. 7. Graduates
  8. 8. Bachelor Degree Recipients Definition: Each year, the number of bachelor’sdegree recipients who: …had started as freshmen at the university. …had transferred in. …came from a low-income family (Pell Grant recipient). Goal: By 2016-17, improve the totals by 10% overthe 2011-12 total.Note: Counts of degree recipients are standard reports to the federalgovernment, but with no differentiation for whether students started asfreshmen or transferred in, or are low income
  9. 9. Graduation Rates
  10. 10. On-time Graduation Rates: Freshmen Definition: Of the new freshmen who start in the fall,the proportion who graduate within four years. Goal: Increase by 10% between the rate achievedfor the entering Class of 2012 and the entering Classof 2017. Data not available for some years; actual targetswould be updated for 2011-12 actual.Note: this is a standard measure reported to the federal government,though campuses often focus on six-year rates.
  11. 11. On-time Graduation Rates: Transfers Definition: Of the incoming transfers from communitycolleges, the proportion who graduate within twoyears. Goal: Improve by 10% the rate achieved for thoseentering in Fall 2013 (graduating by Spring 2016)compared to those who entered in Fall 2009(graduated by Spring 2012).Note: this is not a standard measure already reported to any agency
  12. 12. Transfers-in from CaliforniaCommunity Colleges
  13. 13. Number of Transfers Definition: In any single year, the total number ofCalifornia resident students enrolling as transfers inCSU and UC, from California Community Colleges. Goal: Improve by 10% the total for 2016-17compared to 2011-12. Data available do not precisely match the Governor’sdefinition.Note: This measure is not derived from standard data.
  14. 14. Degrees per Enrollment(Completion Ratio)
  15. 15. Completion Ratio Definition: In any single year, the total number ofbachelor degrees awarded for every 100 enrolledundergraduates (full-time equivalent). Goal: Improve by 10% the ratio achieved for 2016-17compared to 2011-12. ‘Note: This measure is derived from standard data.