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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.

 

 30 Hour Benchmark

Results per academic year:

  • 2012: 1,647 students
  • 2013: 1,745 students
  • 2014: 1,863 students
  • 2015: 1,728 students
  • 2016: 1,664 students

UTC results show a slight improvement in number of students earning 30 credits from 1,647 students in 2012 to 1,664 students in 2016. 

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.

 

 60 Hr Benchmark

Results per academic year:

  • 2012: 1,523 students
  • 2013: 1,561 students
  • 2014: 1,636 students
  • 2015: 1,764 students
  • 2016: 1,722 students

UTC results show a slight improvement in number of students earning 60 credits from 1,523 students in 2012 to 1,722 students in 2016.

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.

 

 90 Hr Benchmark

Results per academic year:

  • 2012: 1,661 students
  • 2013: 1,619 students
  • 2014: 1,702 students
  • 2015: 1,815 students
  • 2016: 1,942 students

UTC results show a slight improvement in number of students earning 90 credits from 1,661 students in 2012 to 1,942 students in 2016.

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.

 

 UT System grad rate

Results per academic year:

  • 2012: 54%
  • 2013: 53%
  • 2014: 54%
  • 2015: 59%
  • 2016: 60%

Graduation rates from any Tennessee Institution were 54% in 2012, dropped slightly in 2013 to 53% and then steadily increased to 60% in 2016.

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.

 

 UTC grad rate

Results per academic year:

  • 2012: 38%
  • 2013: 37%
  • 2014: 40%
  • 2015: 44%
  • 2016: 44%

The graduation rate from UTC was 38% in 2012 and decreased to 38% in 2013. From 2014 to 2016, the graduation rate increased four percentage points from 40% to 44%.

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.

 

 baccalaureate degrees awarded

Results per fiscal year:

  • 2012: 1,514 degrees
  • 2013: 1,638 degrees
  • 2014: 1,756 degrees
  • 2015: 1,825 degrees
  • 2016: 2,005 degrees

The number of baccalaureate degrees earned has increased 32% since 2012, rising from 1,514 degrees in 2012 to 2,005 degrees in 2016.

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.

 

 masters degrees awarded

Results per fiscal year:

  • 2012: 490 degrees
  • 2013: 446 degrees
  • 2014: 433 degrees
  • 2015: 428 degrees
  • 2016: 385 degrees

490 masters and educational specialist degrees were earned in 2012 and decreased to 385 degrees in 2016.

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.

 

 doctoral degrees

Results per fiscal year:

  • 2012: 54 degrees
  • 2013: 68 degrees
  • 2014: 70 degrees
  • 2015: 64 degrees
  • 2016: 40 degrees

54 doctoral degrees were earned in 2012 which peaked in 2014 at 70 and decreased to 40 in 2016.

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.

 

 degrees per fte

Results per academic year:

  • 2012: 17.0
  • 2013: 18.1
  • 2014: 18.8
  • 2015: 19.8
  • 2016: 22.3

Degrees per 100 Student FTE was 17.0 in 2012 and increased to 22.3 in 2016.

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.

 

 Research Expenditures

Results per fiscal year:

  • 2012: $11,444,947
  • 2013: $10,409,340
  • 2014: $9,186,021
  • 2015: $8,607,946
  • 2016: $7,510,256

The total amount spent in 2012 equaled $11,444,947 and decreased to $7,510,256 in 2016.

Source: UT Controller’s Office