Architectural Technology Performance Measures

ARCH Program Performance Measures


Internal Key Performance Indicators (SOURCES: Internal data collections, and Post-Graduate Surveys) 


Note: ARCH is the abbreviation for Architectural Technology; a two-year associate degreed program of study.

Key Performance Indicators

Class '11 Class '12 Class '13 Class '14 Class '15 Class '16
Progression Rate 77.3% 55.68% 71.4% 76.5% 73.7% 72.0%
Graduation Rate 50.0% 59.4% 66.7% 64.7% 63.2% 56.0%
Post Graduate Survey Response Rate 63.6% 72.7% 92.9% 95.5% 89.3% 93.0%
Placement Rate 100% 100% 87.5% 100% 87.2% 100%
Employed Full Time Within Major 57.1% 62.5% 53.8% 61.9% 75.0% 69.0%
Employed Full Time Outside Major 28.6% 0.0% 15.4% 19.0% 25.0% 15.0%
Graduate Satisfaction Adequate/
Good
Good Good Good Good Good
Rate of Respondents to Salary Inquiry 28.6% 50.0% 46.2% 66.7% 66.7% 84.6%
Annual Median Starting Salary $31,750 $27,500 $36,000 $32,500 $32,500 $37,500
Reported Hourly Rate $15.62 $13.22 $17.31 $15.63 $15.62 $18.03
Reported Salary Range (Lowest-Highest) $25,000-
$39,999
$22,500-
$33,000
$27,000-
$45,000
$22,500-
$42,500
$25,000-
$39,999

$20,000-$49,999

  • Progression Rate reflects the continuous term-to-term persistence rate for certificate programs and the fall-to-fall retention rate for associate degree programs.
  • Graduation Rate reflects the number of freshmen who were officially enrolled in the fall semester and earned a certificate or degree within the expected time frame.
  • Post Graduate Survey an annual on-line post graduate survey utilized by the college to gather vital information regarding career placement, starting salary, and level of satisfaction. 
    • Post Graduate Survey Response Rate Percentage of Graduates who responded to the Post-Graduate Survey.  
    • Placement Rate is the percent of graduate survey respondents who reported being employed or continued their education on a full-time basis.
    • Employed Full Time within Major - Percentage of graduates who reported being employed full-time within their field of study.  
    • Employed Full Time outside Major - Percentage of graduates who reported being employed full-time outside their field of study.
    • Graduate Satisfaction is the median graduate survey response evaluating the level of preparation for workforce entry (based on a 5-Item Likert Scale).
    • Rate of Respondents to Salary Inquiry - Percentage of Annual Post Graduate Survey respondents who returned salary information.
    • Annual Median Starting Salary is based on the graduate survey response to the request to identify a starting salary from a range of options. This graph shows the median first year annual salary. All calculations are based on the respondent’s self reported first year annual income. 
    • Reported Hourly Rate - determined by dividing the reported median salary by the number of hours in a traditional full-time work week (40), then the number of weeks in a year (52). 
    • Reported Salary Range -  Beginning with “less than $20,000” and increasing in $5,000 increments (i.e. $20,000-24,999) and ending with “more than $70,000, graduate survey respondents selected their 1st year annual salary range.