Data Nuggets

January 2019

  Rise in Noncredit Enrollment COM’s noncredit enrollment increased in Fall 2018 from the previous fall. Looking at unduplicated headcounts, enrollment in noncredit PE increased by 24 students (19%) and noncredit ESL increased by 124 students (10%). Mostly, this increase was due to new students. A small part of the increase was noncredit enrollment in credit ESL courses.   

December 2018

  Are more COM students transferring to four-year institutions in less time? To find out, Planning, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness (PRIE) used data from the National Student Clearinghouse to track College of Marin (COM) first-time freshman cohorts starting from the 2009-10 academic year. The analysis included students who completed at least 12 units at COM, then transferred to a four-year institution.

November 2018

COM is now using eLumen software to collect, store and report on student learning outcomes, curriculum review and program review. PRIE is providing data on enrollment, student persistence, course completion and course success by program and for the college overall for each discipline’s program review. PRIE is uploading these data into eLumen for direct faculty access to their discipline’s data. These data are also disaggregated by race/ethnicity, gender, age group, and campus/DE.

September 2018

Looking at COM’s performance on its institution-set standards over the past three academic years, the data show clear improvement on the number of students transferring to UC and CSU campuses, and fall-to-spring persistence of our first-time students.

April 2018

College of Marin (COM) reports a set of metrics to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) every year.

March 2018

One of COM’s strategic plan goals for student success is to decrease the amount of time it takes students to earn a degree.

February 2018

One of COM’s strategic planning goals is to increase philanthropic support to address unfunded needs in the form of scholarships, endowments, academic student support programs and facilities within three years.

January 2018

College of Marin is moving away from placing students in math and English courses based only on a standardized test.

November 2017

High school student enrollment in College of Marin’s (COM) College Credit Program (CCP) has increased.

October 2017

COM students are more likely to vote than students at other 2-year colleges in the U.S.

April 2017

Commencement is just around the corner and degree completion is on our mind.

March 2017

One of COM’s strategic planning objectives is to increase enrollment to its 2012 level. Working with the Enrollment Services Office, PRIE’s first look at data that might help to see where the College can improve its efforts focused on students living in the Bay Area but outside of Marin.