Goals for Student Achievement

Performance Indicators for "Learning" Goal of  Flagship 2020

  • Number of degrees awarded
  • 6 year total graduation rate of new first year students
  • Number of STEM degrees awarded
  • Freshman retention
      • Retention: 1st to 2nd year
        Retention: 1st to 3rd year
  • Number and retention of transfer students
  • Number of new degree-seeking transfer students
  • 1st to 2nd year retention of degree-seeking transfers

  • LSU Student Headcount Enrollment
  • Retention Rates of Full-Time Degree-Seeking New Freshmen
  • Graduation Rates of Full-Time Degree Seeking New Freshmen
  • PRAXIS Passage Rates: Total Pass Rates for LSU
  • Overall Pass Rates on NASBA CPA Exam (all sections combined)
  • Overall Pass Rates on NAVLE (all sections combined)
  • Passage Rates on FEE
  • School of Social Work First-time Passage Rates for LMSW/Masters
  • School of Social Work First-time Passage Rates for LCSW/Clinical

Table 1. Performance Indicators for "Learning" Goal of  Flagship 2020

  Completion Performance Indicators 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
2a. Number of degrees awarded  6,251 6,093 6,249
2b. 6-year total graduation rate of new first-year students 66.7% 69.1% 67.3%
2c. Number of STEM degrees awarded  1,812 1,778 1,792
2d. Freshman retention      
       Retention: 1st to 2nd year 83.0% 82.5% 84.6%
       Retention: 1st to 3rd year 75.1% 73.0% 73.2%
2e. Number and retention of transfer students      
       Number of new degree-seeking transfer students 1,117 1,105 1,179
  1st to 2nd year retention of degree-seeking transfers 80.2% 83.0% 81.8%
Source: LSU Office of Budget & Planning

Table 2. LSU Student Headcount Enrollment

 
 Fall Semester 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Undergraduate 23,686 23,980 24,631 24,931 25,577
Graduate & Professional  5,085 5,005 4,918 4,934 4,874
Total 28,771 28,985 29,549 29,865 30,451
Source: LSU Office of Budget & Planning

Table 3. Retention Rates of Full-Time Degree-Seeking New Freshmen

Entering Cohort
Fall Semester
# of New
First-year Students
% Returning
Fall of 2nd Year
% Returning
Fall of 3rd Year
% Returning
Fall of 4th Year
% Returning
Fall of 5th Year
% Returning
Fall of 6th Year
2005 4,967 82.6% 72.0% 65.7% 35.1% 8.8%
2006 4,503 84.7% 75.8% 70.7% 34.8% 8.8%
2007 4,582 85.4% 76.5% 70.8% 32.1% 7.4%
2008 5,130 83.6% 74.2% 68.8% 31.1% 7.7%
2009 4,772 84.1% 75.3% 69.0% 30.0% 8.0%
2010 5,475 83.8% 75.1% 69.8% 30.0% N/A
2011 5,278 83.0% 73.0% 68.0% N/A N/A
2012 5,717 82.5% 73.2% N/A N/A N/A
2013 5,498 84.6% N/A N/A N/A N/A
2014 5,652 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Note: Included on this table are full-time, degree-seeking new freshmen who enrolled in the fall semester or prior summer term.

Source: LSU Office of Budget & Planning


Table 4. Graduation Rates of Full-Time Degree Seeking New Freshmen

Entering Cohort
Fall Semester
# of New
First-year Students
Cumulative %
Baccalaureate
Graduates after 4 Years
Cumulative %
Baccalaureate
Graduates after 5 Years
Cumulative %
Baccalaureate
Graduates after 6 Years
Total
Graduation Rate
after  6 Years*
2005 4,967 29.0% 54.0% 59.9% 61.9%
2006 4,503 33.9% 59.2% 65.0% 66.7%
2007 4,582 37.8% 62.4% 66.9% 69.1%
2008 5,130 37.0% 59.9% 65.0% 67.3%
2009 4,772 38.1% 60.0% N/A N/A
2010 5,475 39.2% N/A N/A N/A
2011 5,278 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2012 5,717 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2013 5,498 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2014 5,652 N/A N/A N/A N/A
*The six-year graduation rate reported on the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Graduation Rate Survey allows institutions to count those students who successfully complete a transfer preparatory program, including pre-nursing and pre-allied health at LSU A&M.

Note: Included on this table are full-time, degree-seeking new freshmen who enrolled in the fall semester or prior summer term.

Source: LSU Office of Budget & Planning


Table 5. PRAXIS Passage Rates: Total Pass Rates for LSU

  2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
  LSU LA LSU LA LSU LA LSU LA LSU LA
Total Completed (Traditional) 179 1208 216 1166 238 1258 244 1309 218 1201
Number Passed (Traditional) 177 1198 214 1159 235 1251 242 1294 216 1175
Percentage Passed (Traditional) 99% 99% 99% 99% 98% 99% 99% 99% 99% 98%
                     
Total Completed (Alternate) 47 1169 74 1127 65 1072 84 915 56 769
Number Passed (Alternate) 47 1169 74 1110 65 1056 84 891 56 744
Percentage Passed (Alternate) 100% 100% 100% 98% 100% 98% 100% 97% 100% 97%

Table 6. Overall Pass Rates on NASBA CPA Exam (all sections combined)

  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
LSU candidates  53% 56% 51% 57% 60%
National candidates  49% 48% 46% 49% 49%

Table 7. Overall Pass Rates on NAVLE (all sections combined)

  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
LSU candidates  97% 96% 98% 96% 91%
National average  98% 98% 96% 96%  94%

Table 8. Passage Rates on FEE

  2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014
  LSU
% Pass
National
% Pass
LSU
% Pass
National
% Pass
LSU
% Pass
National
% Pass
LSU
% Pass
National
% Pass
LSU
% Pass
National
% Pass
Biological 61% 79% 78% 78% 44% 69% 64% 73% 77% 77%
Chemical 93% 87% 88% 86% 96% 85% 89% 85% 75% 80%
Civil 67% 73% 62% 74% 59% 73% 68% 74% 66% 73%
Electrical 67% 71% 71% 69% 68% 32% 56% 68% 60% 73%
Computer 50% 80% 67% 79% 67% 72% 50% 70% 80% 56%
Environmental 75% 84% 69% 87% 67% 83% 69% 85% 69% 81%
Industrial 75% 72% 67% 72% 64% 75% 46% 74% 100% 63%
Mechanical 80% 82% 93% 81% 93% 84% 85% 81% 86% 81%
Petroleum 54% 58% 56% 59% 59% 62% 67% 70% 71% 72%
Total Average 66% 77% 69% 77% 66% 74% 66% 77% 76% 73%


Table 9. School of Social Work First-time Passage Rates for LMSW/Masters

  2009 2010 2011 2102 2013
LSU candidates 61% 56% 72% 75% 73%
LA candidates 27% 28% 45% 43% 41%
National average 58% 59% 72% 72% 71%

Table 10. School of Social Work First-time Passage Rates for LCSW/Clinical

  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
LSU candidates 64% 66% 69% 76% 74%
LA candidates 40% 49% 54% 51% 59%
National average 61% 62% 66% 66% 67%