Tuskegee University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The SACSCOC Policy on Institutional Obligations for Public Disclosure requires that member institutions publish “statements of its goals for student achievement and the success of students in achieving those goals.” Tuskegee University uses several measures to evaluate student achievement and success aligned with the University’s mission and key strategic priorities.
TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY UTILIZES THE FOLLOWING MEASURES FOR STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT:
University Mission Summary
Tuskegee University accomplishes its central purpose of developing leadership, knowledge and service through its undergraduate, graduate, professional, research and outreach programs. Through these programs, students are encouraged not only to pursue careers but to be of service to society and to remain active lifetime learners. The University seeks to instill a robust thirst for knowledge and a vibrant quest for wholesale patterns of personal and social ethics that have philosophical and spiritual depth. In the process, it seeks to help each student develop an appreciation for the finer traits of human personality, the beauty of the earth and the universe, and a personal commitment to the improvement of the human condition.
Key Strategic Priorities
GOALS RELATED TO STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT: SPECIAL ELEMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY’S MISSION:
Retention and Graduation Rates
Tuskegee University uses retention and graduation rates to evaluate student success. This information is reported annually in the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). The following table provides data for 1st and 2nd year retention rats for first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students (see Tables below).
Licensure Pass Rates
Tuskegee University uses licensure pass rates to evaluate student success. The table below reports the pass-rates of examinees for the respective licensure examination for programs.
|Veterinary Medicine: National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (NAVLE) pass rates|
|First-time Pass Rates||91%||87%||85%|
|Education: PRAXIS for State of Alabama pass rates|
|Overall Pass Rates||100%||100%||100%|
|Nursing: National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) pass rates|
|Overall Pass Rates||100%||78.9%||88.9%|
|Occupational Therapy: National Board of Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) pass rates|
|Overall Pass Rates||33%||71%||80% (unofficial)|
Table 3: Professional Licensure/Certification Exams
First Destination - Placement Data
The following table depicts the percentage of recent baccalaureate graduates who are either employed full-time, enrolled in graduate/professional school or the military within one year after graduation. (Note: This information is based on a Career Development Placement Survey administered to graduates twice a year).
|ACADEMIC YEAR||NUMBER OF
Table 4: First Destination – Placement Data: Number of Baccalaureate Degrees Awarded and Percent of Bachelor’s Graduates Employed Full-Time, Enrolled in Graduate/Professional School or the Military within One Year Of Graduation.