Student Achievement

皇冠大全买球为学生的成就设定了与大学使命一致的目标:“皇冠大全买球的使命是成为一个社区,致力于在基督教信仰和价值观的启发下提供卓越的教育.该大学的宗旨声明包括对学术卓越的承诺,同时肯定基督教信仰的相关性和重要性.

皇冠大全买球使用各种指标来评估学生成绩的成功,这些指标包括(1)新生留校率, (2) graduation rates, (3) state licensure pass-rates, (4) certifications in selected programs, (5) satisfactory academic progress of financial aid recipients, and (6) course completion rates.

  1. Retention of First-Time Freshman

对提高毕业率至关重要的是,学生成绩的一个重要衡量标准是留校率. The university cannot graduate students it does not retain. The threshold of acceptability for fall-to-fall retention, chosen because the university wants to be improving over time, is Hardin-Simmons University’s own ten-year average, which is 66.8%. Its goal is 70%, 达拉斯浸会大学(Dallas Baptist university)是该校作为基准的八所同行院校报告的平均留校率, East Texas Baptist University, Houston Christian University, LeTourneau University, Lubbock Christian University, Oklahoma Baptist University, Texas Lutheran University, and University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

HSU’s Peer Institutions are eight private, 德克萨斯州和俄克拉何马州(这两个州是俄亥俄州立大学吸引学生最多的州)的非营利性机构,以基督教为使命,注册人数在1000到1000人之间,000 and 4,999 (an IPEDS enrollment category).

Retention Figures for First-Time Freshman – Fall to Spring
Academic Year Headcount

in Fall

Headcount

in Spring

# Lost Persistence Rate
2012-2013 393 332 61 84.5%
2013-2014 413 361 52 87.4%
2014-2015 339 296 43 87.3%
2015-2016 411 373 38 90.8%
2016-2017 392 349 43 89.0%
2017-2018 454 396 58 87.2%
2018-2019 480 407 73 84.8%
2019-2020 479 429 50 89.6%
2020-2021 450 360 90 80.0%
2021-2022 388 322 66 83.0%
2022-2023 349 280 69 80.2%
Retention Figures for First-Time Freshman – Fall to Fall
Academic Year Headcount

in Fall

Headcount

Next Fall

# Lost Retention Rate
2012-2013 393 247 146 62.8%
2013-2014 413 263 150 63.7%
2014-2015 339 230 109 67.8%
2015-2016 411 293 118 71.3%
2016-2017 392 293 99 74.7%
2017-2018 454 307 147 67.6%
2018-2019 480 320 160 66.7%
2019-2020 479 311 168 64.9%
2020-2021 450 282 168 62.7%
2021-2022 388 248 140 63.9%
2022-2023 349 228 121 65.3%

 

  1. Graduation Rates

The 6-year graduation rate is Hardin-Simmons University’s key student completion indicator. The university’s 10-year average of 52% is higher than the ten-year average of its peers, which is 49%. 该大学认为,其录取的最低门槛是其同行的十年平均水平. (同类院校6年毕业率的10年平均值从38%到58%不等.)自2012年以来,这所大学的比例一直高于49%的门槛,而且呈上升趋势. The university’s recently revised goal of 58% is 0.1% above the 6-year graduation rate of the 2016 cohort, the last cohort for which a 6-year graduation rate is available.

Graduation Rates
Cohort Year Retention Fall to Fall Four-Year Graduation Rate Six-Year Graduation Rate
2012 62.8% 35.9% 47.8%
2013 63.7% 38.3% 50.8%
2014 67.8% 43.1% 55.5%
2015 71.3% 40.4% 51.6%
2016 74.7% 46.9% 57.9%
2017 67.6% 38.8%
2018 66.7% 36.7%
2019 64.9%
2020 62.7%
2021 63.9%
2022 65.3%

 

  1. State Licensure Pass Rates

州执照考试的通过率和证书是评估学生成绩的另一种手段. The University collects data on several programs that require licensure, including (a) the Doctor of Physical Therapy, (b) Master of Physician Assistant Studies, (c) the B.S.N. Degree in Nursing, and (d) the B.B.A. in Accounting.

a. Doctor of Physical Therapy

Threshold of acceptability: A passage rate at or above the national average. 提供卓越教育的大学使命要求高于平均水平的通过率.

Goal: A passage rate for each cohort at or above the average passage rate over the previous 5-years, to demonstrate consistent improvement.

#

Admitted

#

Graduated

Passed Licensure

on 1st Attempt

Ultimately Passed Licensure
Class of 2017 28 27 25/27 = 93% 27/27 = 100%
Class of 2018 28 26 25/26 = 96% 26/26 = 100%
Class of 2019 28 28 26/28 = 93% 28/28 = 100%
Class of 2020 28 27 27/27 = 100% 27/27 = 100%
Class of 2021 40 39 35/39 = 90% 38/39 = 97%
Class of 2022 40 36 35/36 = 97% 36/36 = 100%
AVERAGE 192 182 94.5% 99.5%
National Avg. 91.06% 98.21%

 

b. Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Threshold of acceptability: A passage rate at or above the national average. 提供卓越教育的大学使命要求高于平均水平的通过率.

Goal: A passage rate for each cohort at or above the average passage rate over the previous 5-years, to demonstrate consistent improvement.

Number of Students HSU First Time Taker Pass Rate National First Time Taker Pass Rate
Class of 2019 29 100% 93%
Class of 2020 31 100% 95%
Class of 2021 28 96% 93%
Class of 2022 28 100% 92%
Five Year First-Time Taker Average Pass Rate: HSU PA Program  

99%

Five Year First-Time Taker Average Pass Rate: National  

95%

 

c. B.S.N. in Nursing 

Threshold of acceptability: A passage rate at or above the national average. 提供卓越教育的大学使命要求高于平均水平的通过率.

Goal: A passage rate for each cohort at or above the average passage rate over the previous 5-years, to demonstrate consistent improvement.

Nursing Pass Rates
Year Board of Nursing

Approval Status

NCLEX-RN®

Exam Pass Rate

Number of First-Time Candidates

(Passed/Total)

2016 Full with Warning 77.1% 27/35
2017 January: Conditional

October: Full

92.0%  

23/25

 

2018 Full 93.6% 29/31
2019 Full 90.9% 10/11
2020 Full 100% 17/17
Average Pass Rate 90.7%
5-yr Nat’l Avg. 85.1%

 

d. B.B.A. in Accounting

Threshold of acceptability: A passage rate at or above the average of its peer institutions in Texas. 提供卓越教育的大学使命要求高于平均水平的通过率.

Goal: A passage rate for each cohort at or above the average passage rate over the previous 5-years, to demonstrate consistent improvement.

Texas CPA Exam: Percentage of Sections Passed 

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 5-yr avg
Hardin-Simmons University 36.4% 56.0% 55.0% 53.9% 14.3%† 43.1%
Peer Institutions in Texas* 40.2% 39.3% 48.5% 43.8% 45.2% 43.4%
*DBU, ETBU, HBU (now HCU), UMHB, LeT, LCU, TLU

†2022年,HSU的毕业生只参加了7个部分的考试,而机会可能会扭曲结果.

  1. Certifications in Selected Programs

State certifications are another means of evaluating student achievement. Teacher certifications are especially helpful, since they cover not just the field of Education, but a number of other disciplines in which teacher certifications are sought.

Threshold of acceptability: 通过率达到或高于德克萨斯教育局(TEA)规定的“认证状态”要求. Currently, 教育学和专业责任考试(下表的最后一项)占85%,内容考试占75%.

Goal: 100%, a goal often achieved. With 2 exceptions, 在过去的5年里,通过率从100%到不超过一个学生.

2018

Certification Description Tests Taken Tests Passed Pass Rate
Core Subjects EC-6 1 1 100%
Science 4-8 1 1 100%
Theatre EC-12 1 1 100%
Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 4 4 100%

2019

Certification Description Tests Taken Tests Passed Pass Rate
Core Subjects EC-6 7 7 100%
English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 5 5 100%
History 7-12 1 1 100%
Life Science 7-12 2 1 50%
Mathematics 7-12 2 2 100%
Music EC-12 2 2 100%
Physical Education EC-12 2 2 100%
Reading Specialist 1 1 100%
Science 4-8 1 1 100%
Theatre EC-12 2 2 100%
Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 24 24 100%

2020

Certification Description Tests Taken Tests Passed Pass Rate
Art EC-12 2 2 100%
Core Subjects EC-6 15 14 93.3%
English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 1 1 100%
History 7-12 2 2 100%
Mathematics 7-12 1 1 100%
Music EC-12 1 1 100%
Physical Education EC-12 2 2 100%
Reading Specialist 2 2 100%
School Counselor 2 2 100%
Science 4-8 1 0 0%
Social Studies 7-12 2 2 100%
Superintendent 1 1 100%
Theatre EC-12 2 2 100%
Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 34 30 88.2%

2021

Certification Description Tests Taken Tests Passed Pass Rate
Core Subjects EC-6 8 7 87.5%
English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 1 1 100%
English as a Second Language (ESL) Supplemental 6 6 100%
History 7-12 1 1 100%
LOTE: Spanish 1 0 0%
Mathematics 4-8 3 3 100%
Mathematics 7-12 1 1 100%
Music EC-12 3 3 100%
Reading Specialist 1 1 100%
School Counselor 2 2 100%
Science of Teaching Reading 4 4 100%
Social Studies 7-12 2 1 50%
Superintendent 2 2 100%
Theatre EC-12 4 4 100%
Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 25 24 96%

2022

Certification Description Tests Taken Tests Passed Pass Rate
Art EC-12 1 1 100%
Core Subjects EC-6 12 12 100%
English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 5 5 100%
English as a Second Language (ESL) Supplemental 10 10 100%
History 7-12 2 1 50%
Life Science 7-12 4 2 50%
Mathematics 4-8 2 2 100%
Mathematics 7-12 1 1 100%
Music EC-12 1 1 100%
Physical Education EC-12 1 1 100%
Reading Specialist 1 1 100%
Science of Teaching Reading 14 14 100%
Social Studies 7-12 1 1 100%
Special Education Supplemental 3 3 100%
Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 29 29 100%

 

  1. Satisfactory Academic Progress of Financial Aid Recipients

皇冠大全买球参加了第四项联邦学生援助计划,并于7月10日获得了参加第四项计划的资格重新认证, 2019. 批准是基于对皇冠大全买球的学术和行政能力的确认, as required by 34 CFR 600 Subpart A and 34 CFR 668.16 of the Title IV regulations. As a Title IV participant, 皇冠大全买球在评估学生的成功时,会考虑学生的数量和质量进步.

In compliance with the Title IV federal programs, the Hardin-Simmons University Office of Financial Aid monitors the academic progress of student financial aid recipients (Satisfactory Academic Progress; see table below). 2019年资格重新认证和最近的审计证实,我们正在正确地管理第四章的要求.

Hardin-Simmons University’s Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy for Title IV aid, described in the university catalogs, 包括定量(课程完成情况)和定性(累积平均绩点)要求,见下表:

Satisfactory Academic Progress*
Credits Attempted GPA Completion Percentage
UG 6-32 1.60 75%
UG 33-48 1.80 75%
UG 49+ 2.0 75%
GR/DR 2.0 67%

*说明:6-32学分的本科生至少需要1分.6 GPA and 75% completion rate to be eligible.  UG with 33-48 hours, 1.8 GPA and 75% completion.  UG with 49 and more will need a 2.0 GPA and 75% completion.  Graduate and Doctoral students need a minimum 2.0 GPA and 67% completion to remain eligible.

每个机构在34 CFR 668中概述的指导方针内建立自己的SAP政策.34.  院校可能有一个毕业标准或固定标准来评估平均绩点或进度, or both.

Students are expected to complete their degree pursuits within a maximum timeframe, including transfer hours earned as well as institutional attempted hours. Students may not receive financial assistance beyond 150% of degree program requirements.

皇冠大全买球财政援助办公室在每个付款期(夏季)公布成绩后立即检查SAP, Fall, and Spring). 违反上述参考标准的学生将通过电子邮件通知其不足之处,学生的SAP状态将被编码到学生信息系统中,以防止第四章资金的授予和支付.  如果学生有34 CFR 668所述的减轻情节,他们可以对违规行为提出上诉.34 that contributed to their academic performance.

同样重要的是要注意,经济援助资金不会支付,直到学生在第四章符合条件的课程(全日制)的实际注册状态, three-quarter-time, half-time, less-than-half-time) is confirmed at the end of the add/drop period.  Financial aid funds are also returned as described in 34 CFR 668.如果学生在完成付款期(学期)的60%之前退出所有课程.

  1. Course Completion Rates

该大学使用EAB的学术表现解决方案(APS)的仪表板来监控课程完成率, DFW rates, and other metrics for every course delivered in every term. 教务长、项目主管和任何感兴趣的教员都可以使用仪表板.

Threshold of acceptability: 75%或更高的完成率,为满意的学术进步的财政援助的要求.

Goal: 85%或更高的完成率可以最大限度地减少留存率和获得学位的时间问题,同时又不会产生任何牺牲严谨性的动机.

在过去五年中,通常为满足普通教育要求而开设的课程的完成率如下.

Fine Arts
2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
ART1300 Intro to the Visual Arts 94.3% 90.2% 93.5% 96.6% 98.9%
MUHL1301 Music Appreciation 91.7% 100.0% 93.1% 89.7% 96.8%
THEA1333 Introduction to Theatre 100.0% 92.3% 100.0% 85.0% 81.8%
Christian Studies
2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
BIBL1301 Old Testament Survey 92.4% 93.3% 93.0% 89.2% 86.7%
BIBL1302 New Testament Survey 88.1% 91.9% 87.3% 94.5% 89.1%
RELI2345 Religious & Philosophical Life 93.1% 96.9% 96.8% 98.1% 93.5%
Life Sciences
2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
BIOL1301 Modern Concepts in Biology 88.2% 91.7% 96.9% 89.5% 85.0%
BIOL1401 Life Science 92.9% 89.5% 100.0% 95.0% 80.0%
ENVS1311 Intro to Environmental Science 100.0% 97.4% 94.7% 93.0% 90.5%
Physical Sciences
2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
CHEM1401 Essentials of Chemistry I 98.4% 98.5% 100.0% 95.1% 97.1%
GEOL1303 Physical Geology 98.9% 100.0% 97.0% 100.0% 100.0%
GEOL2303 Natural Hazards 96.2% 95.5% 95.7% 97.6% 100.0%
Oral & Written Communication
2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
BSAD1301 Business Writing 78.9% 100.0% 96.0% 81.0% 90.5%
ENGL1301 Freshmen Writing I 92.8% 95.8% 93.6% 90.5% 87.6%
ENGL3303 Writing as Discovery 95.2% 98.4% 96.0% 94.6%
COMM1301 Speech Communication 91.2% 91.0% 91.4% 86.0% 78.2%
Humanities
2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
ENGL2300 Sophomore Literature 92.1% 91.3% 93.6% 87.1% 91.9%
HIST1300 Making US History 94.3% 93.6% 92.8% 83.3% 90.8%
PHIL2350 Introduction to Philosophy 100.0% 87.5% 90.9% 100.0% 72.7%
Social Sciences
2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
ECON1330 Intro to Economics 99.0% 94.5% 91.1% 82.8% 92.5%
POLS1302 American Government 96.8% 93.1% 96.7% 87.8% 94.4%
PSYC1301 Intro to Psychology 92.2% 94.9% 88.6% 95.7% 87.7%
SOCI1301 Intro to Sociology 93.1% 96.9% 93.2% 92.9% 98.5%
Mathematics
2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
MATH1301 Aspects of Modern Math 93.5% 81.4% 79.5% 92.5% 96.4%
MATH1310 College Algebra 76.0% 71.5% 77.3% 80.6% 89.3%