In accordance with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Standard 8.1, “The institution identifies, evaluates, and publishes goals and outcomes for student achievement appropriate to the institution’s mission…,” Barry University has identified student achievement metrics, provided appropriate data, established thresholds of acceptability, and explained how each criteria relates to its mission. The student achievement measures identified by the University are:
- Retention of first-time, full-time students
- Success in developmental courses (math and writing)
- Pass rates on the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN)
- Graduation (six-year) of first, time full-time students
- Law School Bar pass rates
The Barry University mission statement states that we are a Catholic institution of higher education founded in 1940 by the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Grounded in the liberal arts tradition, Barry University is a scholarly community committed to the highest academic standards in undergraduate, graduate, and professional education. Each measure is in alignment with the University’s mission statement. The University strives to attain the highest student achievement outcomes possible.
The information on this site provides a representation of the accomplishment of our students in meeting these broad goals.
University Student Achievement Indicators
The following indicators have been identified as appropriate measures of student achievement at Barry University:
- Indicator #1: Retention of first-time, full-time students
- Indicator #2: Success in developmental and first college courses in math and writing
- Indicator #3: Pass rates on the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN)
- Indicator #4: Undergraduate graduation rates
- Indicator #5: Law School Bar pass rates