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University-Wide Analyses/Reports
Title Data Term Report Date Related Topics
Graduation and Retention Projection Report: Outlines the development of several models used to predict retention and graduation rates.FTIC 2008 to FTIC 201503/19/2019Graduation, Projections, Retention
At-Risk Modeling: This report outlines the results of a statistical model used to predict which incoming freshman students were at risk of dropping out in their first year.FTIC 2011 to FTIC 201603/14/2019At-Risk, Freshmen, Retention
Gateway Chairs' Lunch: Summary of Gateway Survey Core Questions, March 2019: Summaries of gateway course surveys across years for chairs of departments with gateway courses. Detailed course findings.Fall 2015 to Fall 201803/01/2019Course Improvement, Gateway Courses
Identifying Courses for Significant Improvement Efforts: This presentation covers the concept of critical and gateway courses, provides historical data on gateway courses, shows how to calculate improvements off of a baseline, provides reasons for improvements and briefly reviews graduation gateway courses.FTIC 2012 to 201302/04/2019Gateway Courses, Graduation, Retention
Math Placement Test Results in Fall 2018: Compares the academic outcomes of students in Fall 2018 math classes by their placement source.Fall 201801/08/2019Math
Gateways 1: Learning, Sharing, Supporting, Changing: Presents an overview of student success rates over the course of 5 years in 15 key gateway courses and discusses the value of this data.AY 2013 to AY 201812/01/2018Gateway Courses, Surveys
Gateway Course Comparisons, Fall 2018 : Comparison of gateway courses to each other, across course improvement survey questions.Fall 201812/01/2018Course Improvement, Gateway Courses, Math
Building Gateways to Success with Student Success Research, CASE Chairs Presentation in 2018: Positive outcomes in gateway courses.AY 2014 to Spring 201811/01/2018Course Improvement, Gateway Courses
Academic Advisors Forum Fall 2018: Explanation of performance-based funding for advisors and review of recent metric results; NC grade; review of historical NSSE Survey findings on Advising.FTIC 2011 to 201710/21/2018Advising
Perceptions of Preparedness: Building Gateways to Success with Student Success Research : Overview of freshman findings; student responses to course surveys.AY 2014-201710/01/2018Course Improvement, Equity, Retention
EAB Focus Group Summary : Feedback from advisors on the EAB portal that students and advisors will soon be using.Sep-1809/21/2018Advising
Financial Aid Updates: What Advisors Need to Know : Detailed examples of new and existing financial aid policies for advisors.AY 201809/10/2018Advising, At-Risk, Financial Aid
ENC 1101 End of Term Survey Spring 2018 : Detailed results of survey of ENC 1101 students.Spring 201807/25/2018Course Improvement, Gateway Courses, Specific Courses
Freshman Survey Report: Shows revisions made to the Freshman Survey, which helps to identify extraneous factors that put students' academic performance at-risk.None07/24/2018At-Risk, Freshmen, Surveys
Freshman Survey Results Summer 2017 - Spring 2018: Summary of student responses to the Freshman Survey for the first year.Summer 2017 - Spring 201807/03/2018At-Risk, Surveys
Student Perceptions & Behaviors in Gateway Courses, Summary of Student Surveys, Spring 2018 : Detailed findings from gateway surveys for Spring 2018.AY 2013 to AY 201706/14/2018Course Improvement, Gateway Courses
FIU Biology Majors: Graduation Rates by Success in Key Courses : Performance in some STEM courses predicts success or lack of success in Biology for Biology majors.FTIC 2011 to 201306/07/2018Advising, Gateway Courses, Major Specific
University Scholarships: Golden Gift Analysis (Summer 2018): FTICs who received the Golden Gift Scholarship had lower graduation rates than non-receipients, while Transfer students had higher graduation rates than non-recipients.AY 2015-201606/05/2018Financial Aid, Graduation, Transfer Students
Academic Integrity Report: Reports the incidence and outcomes of academic integrity informal resolution cases.AY 2014 to 201805/18/2018Retention
Seamless Pathways Survey Results: Spring 2018: AA transfer students feedback on challenges in transferring to FIU.Spring 201805/01/2018Advising, Financial Aid, Transfer Students
Engaging Students in Career-Readiness Activities, CUAA Spring 2018 Advisors' Conference : Findings of FIU surveys of Black students and High Impact Practices.Spring 201604/16/2018Advising, Equity, Special Programs
FIU Emergency Aid Programs : Details on wide range of FIU Emergency Aid programs.Spring 2014 to Spring 201804/12/2018Equity, Financial Aid, Retention
FIU Math Placement Model 1.0: Describes the development of the Math Placement Model and specifies the current iteration's statistical formulation.FTIC 2013 to 201504/01/2018Math
Committing to Equity and Inclusive Excellence: Improving Black Students' Participation in High Impact Practices: Discusses survey data and focus groups to examine the causes and potential solutions for ethnic/racial gaps in student participation in high impact practices.Fall 2016 and Fall 201703/20/2018Equity, Special Programs, Surveys
Most Mini Term and Dynamic Courses Have Passing Rates Comparable to Regular Term Courses: Fall 2017 Results by College and Course Type: Compares passing rates for Fall 2017 mini & dynamic term courses to the same regular session Fall courses.Fall 201703/12/2018Special Programs, Specific Courses
Dual Enrollment Students and Subsequent FIU Degree-Seeking Enrollment: 28% of Dual Enrollment (DE) students enrolled at FIU as degree-seeking students. The percentage who enroll at FIU right after high school has increased from 12% to 19%.AY 2013-14 to 2016-1703/01/2018Dual Enrollment
Broward College-STEM Transfer Student Performance in Math at FIU: Broward College students do better in math at their original campus than at FIU and should complete their math sequence at BC when possible.2013-14 to 2017-1802/26/2018Math, Transfer Students
Calculus I Passing Rates by Student Type and Total Attempts: Detailed findings on students' multiple attempts to pass Calculus I.Pre-AY 2015 to AY 2016 02/07/2018Gateway Courses, Math, Specific Courses
Obstacles & Opportunities, Key Findings from FIU Student Success Research : Overview of student feedback on which aspects of course improvements helped them best learn.AY 2014 to AY 201602/01/2018Course Improvement, Gateway Courses, Surveys
Fostering Panther Pride: Fall 2017 Update: Examines all students in the Fostering Panther Pride program, in terms of continued enrollment and graduation.2013 to 2017 01/08/2018At-Risk, Special Programs
Hispanic Student Increases in Passing in 15 Gateway Courses (AY 2013-14 - AY 2016-17): Reports students' academic performance in 15 gateway courses between 2013 and 2017.AY 2013 to AY 201712/01/2017Gateway Courses
No Credit Implementation Analysis: Examines the impact of NC grade implementation on retention.FTIC 201611/28/2017At-Risk, Retention
Student Assessment of Instruction (SAI) Item Analysis: Examines the reliability and item properties of the Student Assessment of Instructors scale.Fall 2016 - Summer 201711/03/2017Course Improvement
Navigating the Challenges: Former Foster and Homeless Youth at FIU : Academic analysis & survey results from former foster and homeless youth.Fall 2013 to Spring 201711/01/2017At-Risk, Equity, Special Programs
Fall 2017 Academic Advisors Forum: 50% of freshmen who earned/had 30 credits or more their first year at FIU graduated in 4 years, compared to only 16% of students who earned fewer than 30 credits their first year; provided retention updates by college; retention of most at-risk students has increased, but not of high-performing students.FTIC 2012 to 201510/24/2017Advising, Graduation, Retention
Student Success Initiatives: Retention Interventions for 2016 FTIC: This report is an analysis of the Student Success Office's coaching and other interventions program.FTIC 201610/12/2017At-Risk, Retention
FIU Freshmen and the First Year Experience 2017 : Overview of key findings about freshmen for FYE class instructors.FTIC 201706/12/2017Advising, Freshmen, Gateway Courses
Identifying Incoming FTICs at Risk of Dropout: A Decision Tree Model for Finding At-Risk Students Before School Begins (April 2017): Yielded identification of at-risk students, this information was sent to Academic & Career Success for distribution to academic advisors.FTIC 2010 to 201205/22/2017Advising, At-Risk
Developing a Core Survey for Gateway Courses: Identifying Factors Associated with Student Success : Questions from FIU's baseline course improvement survey and suggestions on how to use the resulting data.Fall 201605/22/2017Course Improvement, Gateway Courses, Surveys
ENC Student Perceptions & Behaviors : Overview results of ENC 1101 surveys, particularly for at-risk students.Apr-1704/24/2017At-Risk, Course Improvement, Gateway Courses
Performance in FIU Online Courses-Retention, Graduation, and Passing Rates: Detailed retention, graduation, and passing rates for online and face-to-face courses.Fall 2015 to Fall 201602/21/2017Gateway Courses, Mode of Instruction, Retention
ETS SuccessNavigator as a Predictor of First Term GPA and Retention: Examined the usefulness of ETS's SuccessNavigator tool in predicting student drop out before the second year.Fall 201602/13/2017At-Risk, Retention, Surveys
Factors Influencing First Year Retention of Students with Less than a 2.00 GPA: Examines first-year retention of students with GPAs below 2.00 and examines possible differences in persistence.FTIC 2014 to FTIC 201501/30/2017At-Risk, Freshmen, Retention
FIU Common Reading Survey Fall 2016 : Survey results for common reading book were strongly positive.Fall 201612/19/2016Surveys
Relationship between FTIC First-Year Credits and Four-Year Graduation: Students who earn 30 or more credits their first year are much more likely to graduate in 4 years than those who earn fewer credits.FTIC 201111/30/2016Graduation
Fostering Panther Pride: Fall 2016 Update: Examines all students in the Fostering Panther Pride program, in terms of continued enrollment and gradution.AY 2013 to AY 2015 11/23/2016At-Risk, Special Programs
Graduation, Retention, and Top Majors of AA Transfer Students from Miami Dade College, Broward College, Palm Beach State College, and Florida Keys Community College: Reports retention and graduation rates for 2011-2015 admit years of transfer students from four local colleges.AA 2011 to AA 201506/30/2016Graduation, Retention, Transfer Students
Academic Performance of Spring 2016 Freshmen: Reports the academic performance of Freshmen students who first enrolled in Spring 2016.Spring 201606/28/2016Freshmen, Retention
Golden Scholars 2012-2016: Admission Criteria, Academic Outcomes and Retention: Reports admission criteria, academic outcomes and retention from the 2012 Golden Scholars cohort.FTIC 2012 to FTIC 2015 05/31/2016Retention, Special Programs, Specific Cohort
Financial Aid for Advisors: Describes various aspects of financial aid, such as eligibility requirements, appeals, and effects on retention; provides case studies for illustrative purposes.FTIC 201309/07/2015Advising, Financial Aid
Freshmen Face Unexpected Challenges: Findings from FIU Focus Groups: Discusses the findings of FIU focus groups on early experiences and perceptions from freshmen and provides recommendations to address isues raised by students.Fall 201305/21/2015At-Risk, Freshmen, Graduation
Reading the Signs: Assessing Fit of Major for Graduation Success: This Presentation covers how to identify misfit between students and majors to ensure graduation success.201203/01/2015Advising, Graduation
Using Surveys as Student Success Interventions: This Presentation covers how to use surveys as student success interventions and provides information on the Major Satisfaction Survey.N/A03/01/2015Graduation, Surveys
Identifying At-Risk Students Before Their First Semester: A Predictive Model of Incoming FIU Freshmen One-Year Retention: Discusses the design of a predictive model used to flag freshmen at greater-than-average risk of dropout prior to their first day on campus.FTIC 2010 to FTIC 2013 02/06/2015At-Risk, Freshmen, Retention
Losing Financial Aid Decreases First Year Retention, 2014: Examines the relationship of financial aid to retention for freshmen and summarizes findings and recommendations.FTIC 2013 12/19/2014Financial Aid, Freshmen, Retention
Summary of GSI Assessment: Reviews potential findings on the relationship between alerts and retention in 2011 and 2012 cohorts.AY 2011 to AY 2012 12/18/2014Advising, Specific Courses
Challenges for Students Span Freshman to Senior Year: Findings from Office of Retention & Graduation Success Surveys, Summer 2014: Reviews the findings of three surveys (Major Satisfaction Survey, Fall 2014 Registration Survey, and Getting to Graduation Survey) and provides recommendations based on results.Summer 201410/15/2014Freshmen, Graduation, Surveys
Office of Retention & Graduation Success Surveys Summer 2014: Reviews the findings of three surveys (Major Satisfaction Survey, Fall Registration Survey, and Getting to Graduation Survey) and provides recommendations based on results.Summer 201410/08/2014Freshmen, Graduation, Surveys
Executive Report: Global Rules: Reviews the efficacy of alerts based on global rules, such as failing classes, GPA dropping below a certain point, or enrolling in fewer classes.FTIC 2011 and 201207/17/2014Advising, At-Risk
Status of 2013 FTIC and AA Cohorts: Identifying Early Departure: Examines 2013 FTIC and AA cohorts academic progress and factors affecting retention and graduation.201304/30/2014At-Risk, Financial Aid, Retention
Reasons Why Students Did Not Register: Spring 2014: Reviews findings from the Spring 2014 Registration Survey and identifies issues preventing students from enrolling in courses.Spring 201403/05/2014Course Availability, Financial Aid, Surveys
Getting to Graduation Survey for Seniors: Spring 2014: Reviews findings from the Getting to Graduation Senior Survey and identifies obstacles to graduation as well as recommendations.Spring 201403/05/2014Graduation, Specific Courses, Surveys
Updates on Retention and Graduation: Fall 2013 Academic Advisors Forum: This Presentation covers at-risk freshmen, identifying critical courses, and provides recommendations for what students need.Fall 201310/01/2013Advising, At-Risk, Retention
Critical Courses that are Predictors of Freshmen Dropout: This Presentation covers the retention of freshmen, discusses critical courses, and provides intervention approaches.Summer 2012 to Fall 201210/01/2013Advising, Retention, Specific Courses
Insufficient First Semester Courses for Incoming Students May Put Students at Risk: Discusses issues associated with shortages of seats in critical UCC classes and gateway courses in math and science.Fall 201308/20/2013Course Availability, Gateway Courses
Course Availability the Primary Obstacle for FIU Seniors Seeking Graduation (Fall 2013): Reviews findings from the Getting to Graduation Senior Survey and identifies obstacles to graduation.Fall 201308/14/2013Course Availability, Graduation, Surveys
Executive Report: Reading Plus: Examines students' SAT Reading score as a predicor of academic success and reviews the efficacy of the Reading Plus program in improving reading skills.FTIC 201108/05/2013Retention, Special Programs
Changing a Major and Talking to an Advisor in the First Year Contributes to Retention: An Analysis of Enrollment and eAdvisor Notes Data, 2014: Explores the incidence of changing majors and its effect on continued enrollment.FTIC and AA 201201/23/2013Advising, Retention
 
College of Architecture + The Arts
Title Data Term Report Date Related Topics
SJMC: Time to Graduation after Completing the Language Skills Test and Writing Strategies: Provides analyses on time to graduation for Mass Communication majors after completion of two milestones.AY 2008 to AY 201502/12/2016Graduation, Major Specific, Specific Courses
Writing and Rhetoric Courses as Predictors for Success in the Communication Arts Major: Examines the relationship between academic performance in ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 and retention for FTIC's majoring in Communication Arts.FTIC 2012 to FTIC 2014 01/13/2016Freshmen, Gateway Courses, Retention
College-Level Obstacles to Graduation for FIU Seniors in Fall 2015: College of Architecture & the Arts: Reports findings from the Fall 2015 Getting to Graduation Survey for Seniors in CARTA.Fall 201512/02/2015Course Availability, Graduation, Surveys
College-Level Obstacles to Graduation for FIU Seniors in Fall 2015: School of Journalism & Mass Communication: Reports findings from the Fall 2015 Getting to Graduation Survey for Seniors in SJMC.Fall 201511/30/2015Course Availability, Graduation, Surveys
School of Journalism & Mass Communications: Evaluating Predictors of Success for the Language Skills Test: Examines predictors of success on the Language Skills Test for students in SJMC and provides recommendations for helping students pass the test.AY 2013 to AY 201509/30/2015Major Specific, Requirements
Impact of Course Sequencing on SJMC Majors: Examines the sequencing of classes in Journalism and Communication majors that can act as a roadblock to graduation and provides recommendations for process improvements.AY 201405/05/2015Advising, Course Availability, Requirements
Retention and Course Performance of FIU School of Music FTIC Students: Reports retention rates and student performance in critical courses in the School of Music.Fall 201404/28/2015Retention, Specific Courses
Profile, Retention, and Graduation Rates of Students in the FIU School of Music: Reports retention and graduation rates for students in the School of Music.Fall 201308/21/2014Graduation, Retention, Specific Courses
Retention and Graduation Rates of Students in the College of Architecture and the Arts: Reports retention and graduation rates for students in the College of Architecture and the Arts.Fall 201305/01/2014Graduation, Retention, Specific Courses
 
College of Arts, Sciences & Education
Title Data Term Report Date Related Topics
AA Transfers from MDC to FIU with first major in Biology or Engineering : Passing rates in FIU STEM courses for MDC Biology and Engineering transfer students.AA 2014 to AA 201704/26/2018Gateway Courses, Specific Courses
Calculus I: High Failure Rate and High Number of Course Re-Enrollments: This report reviewed failures and re-enrollments in Calculus I by student type.FTIC 201502/07/2018Math, Specific Courses
Evaluating Third Attempts in Core Psychology Courses as a Point of Major Redirection: Explores whether repeated failures in PSY 2012 or STA 2122 could be used to recommend changing majors.FTIC 2012 to FTIC 2015 11/27/2017Advising, Requirements, Specific Courses
Psychology Pre-Med Students: What courses are they taking?: Psychology majors who took premed courses accumulated excess credits and generally had lower GPAs than Biology majors.Fall 2016 to Spring 201707/27/2017Excess Credits, Graduation
Analysis of Probation-Reinstated Students in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education: Students can often recover well from academic dismissal and re-enroll or graduate.AY 2008-09 to 2015-1608/01/2016At-Risk, Graduation
Academic Outcomes in Genetics (PCB 3063) based on Performance in BSC 1010: This analysis looked at whether performance in BSC 1010 predicted performance in PCB 3063. It did not, as the sample size of students who took both courses was too small (n=57).Fall 2014 to Spring 201503/28/2016Specific Courses
Psychology Graduates: Ready, Set, Work!: Analysis of post-college work patterns for Psychology graduates.Spring 2014 to Spring 201503/09/2016Employment, Graduation, Special Programs
Analysis of Students Pass Rates in PreCalculus Algebra & Trigonometry, Intermediate Algebra and Exploration of Math: Examines FTIC students' academic performance in math courses based on their ALEKS scores or College Algebra grade.FTIC 2012 to FTIC 2015 02/08/2016Freshmen, Specific Courses
Graduation of Students in Liberal Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies Programs: Assess students' progress toward degrees of Liberal Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies.2008 to 201512/03/2015Graduation, Specific Cohort
College-Level Obstacles to Graduation for FIU Seniors in Fall 2015: College of Education: Reports findings from the Fall 2015 Getting to Graduation Survey for Seniors in COE.FTIC 2010 to FTIC 201112/02/2015Course Availability, Graduation, Surveys
College-Level Obstacles to Graduation for FIU Seniors in Fall 2015: College of Arts & Sciences: Reports findings from the Fall 2015 Getting to Graduation Survey for Seniors in CAS.FTIC 2010 and AA 201211/10/2015Course Availability, Graduation, Surveys
Students Dismissed from the Psychology Major: Examines Psychology students' majors at time of dismissal and readmission into FIU.2010 to 201411/09/2015Admissions, Graduation, Major Specific
Retention and Graduation of FTIC Earth and Environment Students: Examines key courses for success in Earth and Environment majors.FTIC 2008 to FTIC 2009, and FTIC 2013 to FTIC 201410/16/2015Graduation, Retention, Specific Courses
Identifying Risk Factors for First Year Retention in Psychology Majors: Identifies early indicators of retention for psychology majors, including high school GPA and passing courses such as PSY 2012, MGF 1106, ENC 1101, AND ENC 1102.FTIC 2012 to FTIC 201310/01/2015Advising, Major Specific, Retention
FIU College of Arts and Sciences Foreign Language Requirement: Impact of Requirement on Student Credit Hours and on Number of Students Eligible for Phi Beta Kappa: Reviews the CAS Foreign Language requirement to determine its removal in whole or in part.AY 2012 to AY 201409/11/2015Excess Credits, Graduation, Requirements
Student Performance in ENC 1101 and ENC 1102: Challenges for Online Courses and Variations Across Instructors in Passing Rates: Examines students' academic performance in ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 by modality and instructor.AY 2014-1508/28/2015Gateway Courses, Special Programs
Predictors of Success for FTIC Biological Sciences Majors: Provides longitudinal analysis trends in graduation and retention rates for FTIC Biology majors and examines predictors of success.FTIC 2006 to FTIC 2008, and FTIC 2011 to FTIC 201307/13/2015Graduation, Retention, Specific Courses
Critical Indicator Analysis of STA2122 for Psychology Majors: Explores the potential to use grades in STA 2122 as an indicator of risk.FTIC 2007 to FTIC 200805/02/2014Graduation, Retention, Specific Courses
Insufficient Access to General Biology Delaying Progress Through the Major: Explores why BSC 1010 often serves as a roadblock for Biology majors.AY 2010 to AY 201204/29/2014Course Availability, Graduation, Specific Courses
Placement Guidelines for Writing & Rhetoric I: Provides guidelines for placing students in ENC 1101 based on student academic data.2011 to 201304/25/2014Advising, Freshmen, Gateway Courses
Data for Placement into Mathematics and English Gateway Courses, Spring 2014: Examines academic performance data to determine placement into math gateway courses.Spring 201401/13/2014Advising, Gateway Courses
Analysis of Performance in Key Chemistry Courses of Miami Dade College Students Transferring to Florida International University: Provides analyses on the academic performance of MDC transfer students in Chemistry courses.AY 2006 to AY 201210/08/2013Graduation, Major Specific, Transfer Students
Insufficient Access to Statistics Courses Limiting Progress of Psychology Majors: Provides analyses showing insufficient access to the research sequence courses for Psychology majors.2006 to 201310/03/2013Course Availability, Graduation, Major Specific
Statistics Performance as a Predictor of Both Graduation and Dropout: Examines students' academic performance in statistics courses as a predictor of graduation and dropout in CAS and Nursing.FTIC 200604/02/2013Graduation, Retention, Specific Courses
Predictors of Graduation in Psychology in Spring 2013: The Impact of Statistics and Transfer Performance: Provides longitudinal analysis trends in graduation and retention rates for Psychology majors in Spring 2013 and examines predictors of graduation success.2005 to 201003/22/2013Graduation, Retention, Specific Courses
Using the ALEKS Mathematics Placement Score to Predict Performance in Chemistry I: Examines freshmen data regarding ALEKS scores and performance in Chemistry I.Fall 201203/15/2013Advising, Math
 
College of Business
Title Data Term Report Date Related Topics
Math Course Results, Fall 2018, for College of Business students: Compares the academic outcomes of students in Fall 2018 MAC 2233 courses by their placement source.Fall 201804/02/2018Math, Specific Courses
College of Business: Analyzing the Proctored Aleks: Compares placement and academic outcomes for students who took the ALEKS proctor versus those who took it unproctored.FTIC 2016 and 201701/19/2018Math
College-Level Obstacles to Graduation for FIU Seniors in Fall 2015: College of Business: Reports findings from the Fall 2015 Getting to Graduation Survey for Seniors in CBA.Fall 201511/10/2015Course Availability, Graduation, Surveys
Course Availability for Finance Majors: Provides insight on course availability for seniors majoring in Finance.Fall 201410/10/2014Course Availability, Graduation, Major Specific
Predictors of Graduation for Incoming High School Students Selecting Business Majors: Identifies predictors of graduation for incoming high school students majoring in Business.200709/10/2012Freshmen, Graduation, Specific Courses
 
College of Engineering & Computing
Title Data Term Report Date Related Topics
AA Transfers from MDC to FIU with first major in Biology or Engineering : Passing rates in FIU STEM courses for MDC Biology and Engineering transfer students.AA 2014 to AA 201704/26/2018Gateway Courses, Specific Courses
Engineering: Student Factors for Success: Explanation of cohorts, calculation of retention and graduation rates, enrollment; predictors of success for FTICs and Transfer students.FTIC 2009; AA 201101/21/2018Gateway Courses, Graduation, Retention
2015 FTIC Exploratory-Engineering- First-to-Second year Retention, GPA, and Passing Rates in Key Math Courses: Retention, GPA, and math passing rates for exploratory and fully admitted engineering majors.FTIC 201506/14/2017Math, Retention
Biomedical Engineering: Student Factors for Success: Explanation of cohorts, calculation of retention and graduation rates, enrollment; predictors of success for FTIC students.FTIC 2013 to FTIC 201502/07/2016Graduation, Retention
College-Level Obstacles to Graduation for FIU Seniors in Fall 2015: College of Engineering & Computing: Reports findings from the Fall 2015 Getting to Graduation Survey for Seniors in CEC.FTIC 2010 to FTIC 201111/10/2015Course Availability, Graduation, Surveys
Retention Among Engineering Majors: Reports the most common time and likely cause of departure of students from 5 FTIC cohorts majoring in Engineering.FTIC 2008 to FTIC 201210/23/2015Gateway Courses, Math, Surveys
Predictors of Graduation for FIU AA Transfer College of Engineering & Computing Students: Examines predictors of on-time graduation for transfer students in CEC.2009, 2010, 2011 10/13/2014Admissions, Advising, Graduation
Critical Courses Predicting Dropout and Time to Departure for FIU Undergraduate Engineering Students: Examines attrition and retention patterns for FTIC freshmen who started in 2009-2011.FTIC 2009 to FTIC 201102/28/2014Advising, Freshmen, Retention
Obstacles to Graduation for Engineering Seniors: Course Availability: Reports findings from the Getting to Graduation Survey for Seniors in Engineering.Fall 201308/28/2013Course Availability, Graduation, Surveys
 
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Title Data Term Report Date Related Topics
Graduation Gateway Courses in Criminal Justice and Nursing: This report reviewed Criminal Justice and CNHS courses to identify any that were high failure rate courses.FTIC 2013 to 201402/01/2019Gateway Courses, Graduation
Predictors of Admission into the Nursing Major for First-time-in-College Students: High school GPA (weighted) was the strongest high school predictor of full admission into the Nursing BSN program, followed by total SAT score.FTIC 2009 to 201206/14/2017Admissions, Freshmen, Retention
Predicting Graduation of FTIC Nursing Students at FIU: This report provided several predictive models of which Nursing students were most likely to graduate. Sophomore cumulative GPA was the most significant academic predictor for graduating within six years.FTIC 2008 to FTIC 200904/06/2016Graduation, Major Specific, Specific Courses
Predictors of FIU Graduation for Incoming High School Students Majoring in Nursing: Uses HS GPA to predict which incoming students will be able to graduate from Nursing.Fall 201504/01/2016Freshmen, Gateway Courses, Specific Courses
College-Level Obstacles to Graduation for FIU Seniors in Fall 2015: Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences: Reports findings from the Fall 2015 Getting to Graduation Survey for Seniors in UGNH.Fall 201511/30/2015Course Availability, Graduation, Surveys
 
College of Public Health & Social Work
Title Data Term Report Date Related Topics
Executive Report: Stempel College: Examines the makeup of current students in Stempel College, retention and graduation of past cohorts, and problem courses for Stempel students.FTIC and AA 2009 to 201706/30/2017Graduation, Retention
College-Level Obstacles to Graduation for FIU Seniors in Fall 2015: Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work: Reports findings from the Fall 2015 Getting to Graduation Survey for Seniors in UGPH.Fall 201511/30/2015Course Availability, Graduation, Surveys
College-Level Obstacles to Graduation for FIU Seniors in Fall 2015: Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management: Reports findings from the Fall 2015 Getting to Graduation Survey for Seniors in UGHO.Fall 201511/30/2015Course Availability, Graduation, Surveys
Analyses of Dietetics and Nutrition Majors: Follows the academic trajectories of the 2014 cohort of Dietetics and Nutrition majors, including those transferring in and out of the major.2007 to 2009 07/09/2015Graduation, Specific Cohort, Specific Courses
Profile of FIU Undergraduate Students who Switched to Hospitality Management during the Spring 2013 and Summer 2013 terms: Reports academic information on students who switched to Hospitality Management and students who were enrolled in Hospitality courses, but are not Hospitality majors.Spring and Summer 201308/21/2013Graduation, Major Specific
Retention of Pre-Hospitality Students: Presents information and recommendations that may contribute to the success of Hospitality students.2006 to 2011 08/23/2012Major Specific, Retention
 
School of International and Public Affairs
Title Data Term Report Date Related Topics
Graduation Gateway Courses in Criminal Justice and Nursing: This report reviewed Criminal Justice and CNHS courses to identify any that were high failure rate courses.FTIC 2013 to 201402/01/2019Gateway Courses, Graduation
International Relations: Enrollment in Key INR Courses and Graduation: INR students have higher than average graduation rates but would benefit from course milestones and changes to course availability.FTIC 2009 to 2012 FTIC, and AA 2009 to AA 201403/16/2017Graduation, Specific Cohort, Specific Courses
College-Level Obstacles to Graduation for FIU Seniors in Fall 2015: School of International and Public Affairs: Reports findings from the Fall 2015 Getting to Graduation Survey for Seniors in SIPA.Fall 201511/10/2015Course Availability, Graduation, Surveys
Passing Rates of FIU Undergraduate Students Enrolled in INR 2001: Examines students' academic performance in INR 2001.AY 201405/20/2015Freshmen, Specific Courses
Impact of Core Course Changes on Criminal Justice Majors Near Graduation: Reviews availability of core courses for requirement terms in Criminal Justice.2009, 2010 10/10/2014Course Availability, Requirements, Specific Courses
Grades in Key Courses for Political Science and International Relations Students: Examines students' academic performance in five key courses part of Political Science and International Relations majors.2006 to 2012 08/20/2013Gateway Courses, Major Specific
 
Library
Title Data Term Report Date Related Topics
Library Student Employees Graduate at Higher Rates than General Student Population: FTICs who worked in the FIU Library graduated at higher rates than the general student population (70% vs. 55%). Students with HS GPAs of 4.0 and higher had a 6-year graduation rate of 90%, compared to a 70% rate for students with similar HS GPAs who did not work in the library.FTIC 2008 to 201004/07/2017Financial Aid, Graduation
 
Student Affairs
Title Data Term Report Date Related Topics
FIU Veteran and Military Affaris: Academic Profile, Demographics, Retention, and Graduation: A preliminary examination of retention and graduation rates of veteran students in comparison to overall FIU population.N/A04/26/2019Graduation, Retention
FIU Women's Center: Demographic Profile, Academic Status, and Graduation: Examines demographics, academic progress, and four-year graduation rates of students utilizing the Women's Center at FIU.AY 2014 to AY 201803/19/2019Graduation, Special Programs
FIU Food Pantry: Overview of Demographic Profile and Academic Progress: Examines demographic profiles and retention rates of students who utilized the FIU Food Pantry at MMC.Oct. 2014 to Feb. 2018, Mar. 2018 to Jan. 201902/15/2019Freshmen, Retention
FIU Alternative Breaks: Demographic Profile, Academic Progress, Retention, and Graduation: Examines academic progress and demographic profile of students engaged in FIU's Alternative Breaks program between 2014 and 2018 and compares students' academic progress to overall university population.AY 2014 to AY 201802/11/2019Graduation, Retention
FIU Counseling and Psychological Services: Examining Student Persistence and Retention: Examines demographic profile, academic progress, and retention rates of students who visit FIU CAPS and compares to overall university rates.Spring 2016 to Summer 201811/26/2018Freshmen, Retention
NSSE Engagement Indicators since 2014: Compares student engagement measures taken from NSSE to those of peer institutions.2014 to 201610/08/2018Surveys
FIU Campus Recreation: Bike Share Program at Biscayne Bay Campus: Examines the academic performance and demographic profile of students using BBC's Bike Share program and compares findings to overall FIU population.Summer 2017 to Summer 201809/20/2018Special Programs
Preliminary Findings from the CECE: Four-Year Undergraduate Survey: Presents key findings of student responses from the Culturally Engaging Campus Environments (CECE) survey, which characterizes the campus's cultural environment using nine indicators.Fall 201708/28/2018Surveys
Center for Leadership and Service-Enrollment Status, Retention, and Graduation: FTICs involved in CLS programs had higher enrollment and graduation rates than FTICs not in these programs; Transfer students also had higher rates but smaller numbers of students made it harder to made definitive claims about these students.FTIC Pre-2011 to 201702/21/2018Enrollment, Graduation, Retention
Student Affairs and High Touch Experiences: This report explains the concept of "high touch experiences," in which students feel recognized and that their concerns are acknowledged, and that assistance continues to the resolution of the problem.N/A11/01/2017Graduation, Retention