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Northwest Missouri State University


Business Department Performance Data

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Enrollment

Number of business department students enrolled as of Fall term census date (20th day of class):

Undergraduate (UG) Enrollment Graduate (GR) Enrollment
Fall 2015 779 110
Fall 2014 809 110
Fall 2013 830 106
Fall 2012 885 85
Fall 2011 916 100
Fall 2010 950 130
Fall 2009 977 146

Retention

Number of undergraduate business department students retained at one year (Fall to Fall) in any program at the university and retained in a business program:

Retained in any university program Retained in a business program
2014 Cohort 75.8% 67.8%
2013 Cohort 67.3% 60.7%
2012 Cohort 74.4% 67.4%
2011 Cohort 67.9% 55.8%
2010 Cohort 69.1% 57.7%
2009 Cohort 75.3% 65.4%
2008 Cohort 70.0% 58.5%

The Business Department Retention Rate represents the number of First-Time, Full-Time Degree Seeking Students who declared a major within the department upon their matriculation and returned the next fall

Graduation Rate

Number of undergraduate business department students who graduated within 150% of the allotted time in any program at the university and graduated in a business program:

Graduated from the university Graduated from a Business program
2009 Cohort 55.6% 44.4%
2008 Cohort 45.7% 37.0%
2007 Cohort 55.3% 41.1%
2006 Cohort 55.7% 42.0%
2005 Cohort 51.1% 37.0%
2004 Cohort 57.7% 38.5%

The Business Department Graduation Rate represents the number of First-Time, Full-Time Degree Seeking Students who declared a major within the department upon their matriculation and graduated within 150% of the allotted time for the program.

Degrees Awarded

Number of business department degrees awarded for the six most recent academic years:

UG Degrees Awarded GR Degrees Awarded
2014-2015 182 41
2013-2014 205 51
2012-2013 216 53
2011-2012 212 62
2010-2011 225 51
2009-2010 169 46

Placement

Percentage of business department students who graduated from the Business Department who are employed or continued education:

UG Placement Rate GR Placement Rate
2014-2015 98.3% 100%
2013-2014 99.4% 97.1%
2012-2013 97.2% 94.7%
2011-2012 98.7% 97.1%
2010-2011 97.3% 97.6%

General Education Assessment

Percentage of undergraduate Business Department students who scored at or above the 50th percentile on the General Education Assessment:

Percentage at or above 50th percentile
2015-2016 75.7%
2014-2015 70.9%
2013-2014 77.6%
2012-2013 67.4%
2011-2012 53.1%
2010-2011 50.5%
2009-2010 51.9%

Major Field Exam

Percentage of the undergraduate Business Department students who scored at or above the 50th percentile on the Major Field Exam (cumulative knowledge of discipline):

UG percentage at or above 50th percentile GR percentage at or above 50th percentile
2015-2016 64.2% 65.6%
2014-2015 59.5% 90.5%
2013-2014 50.0% 74.2%
2012-2013 55.8% 81.8%
2011-2012 55.1% 85.7%
2010-2011 57.5% 78.6%
2009-2010 69.0% 80.0%

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