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Benchmarking for peer comparison*

  Alamo Colleges Rank in Peer Group**  Alamo Colleges Data   National
Benchmark
 
State Benchmark 
1  Alamo Colleges ranks 2nd in number of certificate/degree awards among its Texas Peer Group and 6th among its national peers. 3,689 Degrees/certificates
Source: IPEDS 05
 
Maricopa CCS: 16,625 Degrees / certificates Dallas CCCD: 4,329 Degrees / certificates
2  Alamo Colleges ranks 2nd as a producer of minority associate degree graduates among its Texas peer group and 4th among its national peers. 2,145 Degrees/Certificates
Source: IPEDS 05
 
Miami Dade College: 6,370 Degrees/certificates Dallas CCCD: 2,423 Degree/
certificates
3  Alamo Colleges ranks number 4 in associate degree / graduate transfers among its Texas peer group.
 
19%
Source: 2002-03 THECB Migration Report  
Data pending Tarrant CCD: 24%
4  Alamo Colleges ranks 2nd in number of all student transfers among its Texas peer group.
 
2,365
Source: THECB Data Resource for Institutional Effectiveness Measures and Standards 2005-06  
Data pending Dallas CCD: 2,540
5  Alamo Colleges ranks number 6 in the placement rate of workforce graduates among all Texas community colleges.
 
92%
Source: THECB Annual Data Profile, 2003-04  
Data pending San Jacinto CC: 94.9%
6  Alamo Colleges ranks 3rd in service area participation rate among its Texas peer group and 4th among its national peers.
 
4.2%
AY 05-05
Source: THECB Acct. Sys, Tx State Data Center  
Miami Dade: 5.8% El Paso CCD: 5.4%
7  Alamo Colleges ranks 2nd in semester credit headcount among its Texas peers and 4th among its national peers.
 
46,309 credit headcount
Source: IPEDS 05  
Maricopa CCS: 11,7633 Dallas CCD: 63,032
8  Alamo Colleges ranks 2nd in total contact hours among its Texas peer group.
 
20,371,984 Contact hours
Source: THECB Acct. System, AY2005  
Data pending Dallas CCD: 25,904,615
9  Alamo Colleges ranks second to last in international student headcount among its national peers and last among all Texas peers.
 
302
Source: IPEDS 05 
Broward: 2,855 Houston CCS: 3,304
10  Alamo Colleges ranks 6th for course completion rate among its Texas peer group.

 

80.6 %
Source: LBB Performance Measures AY 06  
Data pending El Paso CCD: 86.9%
11  Alamo Colleges ranks 7th in its national peer group for fall-to-fall retention of FTIC full-time status students and 4th among its Texas peer group.
 
FT 44-62%
Source: IPEDS 05 which presents data in percentages without corresponding numbers for calculations  
Valencia CC: 68% NHMCCD: 67%
12  Alamo Colleges ranks 9th among its national peers for fall-to-fall retention of FTIC part-time status students.

 
PT 39-40%
Source: IPEDS 05 which presents data in percentages without corresponding numbers for calculations 
Valencia CC: 51% EL Paso: 51%
13  Alamo Colleges ranks 3rd among Texas peer group for fall-to-spring retention of FTIC students.
 
73.6%
Source: THECB Data Resources for IE Measures and Standards  
Data pending El Paso CCD: 79.7%
14  Alamo Colleges ranks 1st in its Texas peer group for number of Full-Time FTIC degree/certificate seeking financial aid recipients and 3rd in its national peer group.
 
2,566
Source: IPEDS 05 
Miami Dade College: 4,141 Alamo Colleges: 2,566
15  Alamo Colleges ties first with San Jacinto Community College for number of Exemplary Workforce Programs in 2002-06 Cycle.

 
4
Source: Institutional Effectiveness Desk Review Programs Receiving Exemplary Status 
Data pending

San Jacinto Community College: 4

Alamo Colleges: 4

16  Alamo Colleges ranks above CCSSE peer group average and near the standard of 50 on student engagement factors.

 

Active and Collaborative Learning =46.1% (SAC) – 60.6(NVC)

Student Effort =49.0%(SAC) – 54.7%(NVC)

Academic Challenge =49.7(NVC)-52.3(SPC)

Student-Faculty Interaction =45.3%(SAC) – 53.0(PAC)

Support for Learners =49.5%(SAC) – 56.6%(SPC)
Source :CCSSE 05  

Active & Collaborative Learning: NVC 60.6

Academic Challenge: Dallas CCCD- El Centro 53.0

Student Effort: Dallas CCCD- El Centro 55.5

Student Faculty Interaction: PAC 53.0

Support for Learners: El Paso 58.0

Active & Collaborative Learning: NVC 60.6

Academic Challenge: Dallas CCCD- El Centro 53.0

Student Effort: Dallas CCCD-El Centro 55.5

Student Faculty Interaction: PAC 53.0

Support for Learners: El Paso 58.0

17  Alamo Colleges ranks above CCSSE peer group average on students who would recommend Alamo Colleges.
 
92.5% (NVC) – 97.4% (SPC)
Source: CCSSE 05 
El Paso: 97.4% El Paso: 97.4%
18  Alamo Colleges ranks above CCSSE peer group average on student’s evaluation of entire educational experience as good or excellent.
 
83.5% (SAC) – 90.7% (SPC)
Source: CCSSE 05 
Maricopa-Gilbert/Chandler: 92.0% El Paso: 90.9%
19  Alamo Colleges ranks higher than its Texas and national peers on core cost per student FTE. Cost: $8,055 (NVC) - $10,364 (PAC)
Source: IPEDS 05 
Maricopa – Rio Salado -$4,042 Dallas EastField: $5,177
20  Alamo Colleges ranks highest among its national and Texas peer group on FT faculty cost per student.
 
$2,036
Source: IPEDS 05 
Valencia CC: $744 El Paso: $1,084
21  Alamo Colleges ranks lowest in national and Texas peer group on administrative cost per student FTE. 5.7% (SAC) – 9.5% (NVC) Source: IPEDS 05   Alamo Colleges Alamo Colleges
22  Alamo Colleges ties with Houston CCS for the lowest average class size among its Texas peer group.
 
Size 18.7
Source: THECBAcct. System  
Data pending Alamo Colleges and Houston CCS: 18.7