UNC-Chapel Hill Student Achievement Metrics
UNC-Chapel Hill sets goals and measures student achievement in alignment with the priorities outlined in the UNC System’s Strategic Plan, our own Carolina Next Strategic Plan, and our institutional mission.
UNC System Strategic Plan Achievement Metrics
As part of the UNC System’s Strategic Plan, Higher Expectations (2017-2022), UNC-Chapel Hill formally committed to a set of five-year goals, to be monitored annually. These goals and the baseline values which serve as thresholds are described below. Our annual progress toward the five-year target for each metric to date can be viewed in the links below. More information on the actions UNC-Chapel Hill is taking to promote student achievement related to these goals is provided on the UNC System website.
By fall 2021, UNC-CH will enroll 4,140 rural students, a 5.0% increase over 2016 levels (198 additional rural students over a base of 3,942).
By fall 2021, UNC-CH will enroll 3,508 low-income students, a 4.2% increase over 2015 levels (140 additional low-income students over a base of 3,368).
By 2021-22, UNC-CH will produce 1,108 rural graduates, an increase of 9.4% (95 additional rural completions over a base of 1,013).
By 2021-22, UNC-CH will produce 1,223 low-income graduates, an increase of 14.4% (155 additional low-income completions over a base of 1,078).
By 2021-22, UNC-CH will produce 3,769 critical workforce credentials, an increase of 11.9% (400 additional critical workforce credentials over a base of 3,369).
Five-year graduation rates:
By 2022, UNC-CH will improve its five-year graduation rate from any accredited institution to 94.0%. This is an improvement over a base of 91.7% for UNC-CH’s 2010 cohort.
Undergraduate degree efficiency:
By 2021-22, UNC-CH will improve its undergraduate degree efficiency to 25.7 over a base of 24.6.
Achievement gaps in undergraduate degree efficiency:
By 2021-22, UNC-CH will reduce by 50% the achievement gap in undergraduate degree efficiency among male students.