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Research Updates


   Reports* (Link requires portal log-in)

   Fall-to-Fall Persistence Study: New Student Cohorts 2008 to 2012

    A study of fall-to-fall persistence among new students which identifies factors associated with persistence at PCCC.

   Achieving the Dream: Student Success Metrics Cohorts 2008 to 2012

    An examination of PCCC’s progress in the 5 Achieving the Dream Metrics of (1) completion of developmental course sequences; (2) completion of gateway courses, including college-level English and math; (3) completion of attempted courses with a grade of “C” or better; (4) persistent enrollment from term-to-term and from year-to-year; and (5) attainment of a certificate or degree.

   Profile of the 2015 Graduating Class

    An analysis of the spring 2015 graduates, exploring their placement level, number of terms to completion, number of major changes, excess credits, GPA, and transfer locations.