## Complete College of Tennessee Act

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### Progression Benchmark: Accumulated 30 Hours

The 30 Credit Hours Benchmark chart contains the number of undergraduate students who pass the 30 cumulative student credit hour benchmark during the academic year (summer, fall, and spring semester). The x axis is the academic year and the y axis is the headcount of students.

Results per academic year:

- 2012: 1,647 students
- 2013: 1,745 students
- 2014: 1,863 students
- 2015: 1,728 students

UTC results show a slight improvement in number of students earning 30 credits from 1,647 students in 2012 to 1,728 students to 2015.

*Source: THEC Student Information System*

### Progression Benchmark: Accumulated 60 Hours

The number of undergraduate students who pass the 60 cumulative student credit hour benchmark during the academic year (summer, fall, and spring semesters). The x axis is the academic year and the y axis is the headcount of students.

Results per academic year:

- 2012: 1,523 students
- 2013: 1,561 students
- 2014: 1,636 students
- 2015: 1,764 students

UTC results show a slight improvement in number of students earning 60 credits from 1,523 students in 2012 to 1,764 students to 2015.

*Source: THEC Student Information System*

### Progression Benchmark: Accumulated 90 Hours

The number of undergraduate students who pass the 90 cumulative student credit hour benchmark during the academic year (summer, fall, and spring semesters). The x axis is the academic year and the y axis is the headcount of students.

Results per academic year:

- 2012: 1,661 students
- 2013: 1,619 students
- 2014: 1,702 students
- 2015: 1,815 students

UTC results show a slight improvement in number of students earning 90 credits from 1,661 students in 2012 to 1,815 students to 2015.

*Source: THEC Student Information System*

### Six Year Graduation Rate from any TN Institution

Percentage of first-time, full-time freshmen (including summer admits) graduating with a baccalaureate degree within six years of initial enrollment from any Tennessee institution. For example, the 2012-13 graduation rate represents the freshmen cohort entering in Fall 2006. The x axis is the academic year and the y axis is the 6-year graduation rate.

Results per academic year:

- 2012: 54%
- 2013: 53%
- 2014: 54%
- 2015: 59%

Graduation rates from any Tennessee Institution were 54% in 2012, dropped slightly in 2013 to 53% and increased to 59% for 2015.

*Source: THEC Student Information System*

### Six Year Graduation Rate from UTC

Percentage of first-time, full-time freshmen (including summer admits) graduating with a baccalaureate degree within six years of initial enrollment from UTC. For example, the 2012-13 graduation rate represents the freshmen cohort entering in Fall 2006. The x axis is the academic year and the y axis is the 6-year graduation rate.

Results per academic year:

- 2012: 40%
- 2013: 38%
- 2014: 37%
- 2015: 40%

Graduation rates from UTC were 40% in 2012, dropped slightly in 2013 and 2014 before stabilizing again at 40% in 2015.

*Source: THEC Student Information System*

### Baccalaureate Degrees Awarded

The number of baccalaureate degrees conferred during the fiscal year (summer, fall and spring semesters). The x axis is the fiscal year and the y axis is the number of Baccalaureate Degrees awarded.

Results per fiscal year:

- 2012: 1,514 degrees
- 2013: 1,638 degrees
- 2014: 1,756 degrees
- 2015: 1,825 degrees

1,512 Baccalaureate Degrees were earned in 2012 and increased to 1,825 degrees in 2015.

*Source: THEC Student Information System*

### Masters and Educational Specialist Degrees Awarded

*The number of masters and educational specialist degrees conferred during the fiscal
year (summer, fall and spring semesters). *The x axis is the fiscal year and the y axis is the number of *Masters and Educational Specialist* Degrees awarded.

Results per fiscal year:

- 2012: 490 degrees
- 2013: 446 degrees
- 2014: 433 degrees
- 2015: 428 degrees

490 *masters and educational specialist* degrees were earned in 2012 and decreased to 428 degrees in 2015.

*Source: THEC Student Information System*

### Doctoral Degrees Awarded

*The number of doctoral degrees conferred during the fiscal year (summer, fall and
spring semesters). *The x axis is the fiscal year and the y axis is the number of *doctoral degrees *awarded.

Results per fiscal year:

- 2012: 54 degrees
- 2013: 68 degrees
- 2014: 70 degrees
- 2015: 64 degrees

54 *doctoral degrees *were earned in 2012 and increased to 64 degrees in 2015.

*Source: THEC Student Information System*

### Degrees per 100 Student FTE

Number of bachelor's degrees conferred during the prior academic year (summer, fall, spring semesters) divided by undergraduate Full Time Equivalency (FTE) generated during the academic year. The x axis is the academic year and the y axis is the degrees per 100 student FTE.

Results per academic year:

- 2012: 17.0
- 2013: 18.1
- 2014: 18.8
- 2015: 19.8

Degrees per 100 Student FTE was 17.0 in 2012 and increased to 19.8 in 2015.

*Source: THEC Student Information System*

### Research Expenditures

Expenditures on activities eligible for indirect cost allocation. Primarily externally generated funding for research, service or instruction. The x axis is the fiscal year and the y axis is the amount of expenditures on indirect cost allocation.

Results per fiscal year:

- 2012: $11,444,947
- 2013: $10,409,340
- 2014: $9,186,021
- 2015: $8,607,946

The total amount spent in 2012 equaled $11,444,947 and decreased to $8,607,946 in 2015.

*Source: UT Controller’s Office*