Data Nuggets 2019
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In Fall 2019, the number of first-time freshman enrolled at COM was the largest in the past 5 years, increasing from 502 in Fall 2015 to 649 in Fall 2019.
In Fall 2018, to address equity and accessibility barriers for students due to the high cost of textbooks, COM began offering courses through the Zero Textbook Cost Program (ZTC).
As COM has expanded its distance education course offerings, the number of COM credit students enrolled in DE courses has increased as well.
High Failure Rate Courses-Fall 2015 Through Fall 2018. Substantial work has been done at COM to improve students’ success since our last report on high failure rate courses. The current report covers the time period since that last report.
Two of the student success objectives in COM’s 2015-2018 strategic plan are showing signs of improvement. Also, a larger percentage of these students earned at least 30 units in 3 years.
COM’s noncredit enrollment increased in Fall 2018 from the previous fall. Mostly, this increase was due to new students.