Engineering Computer Aided Drafting Technology Performance Measures

ECADT Program Performance Measures


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

Note: ECADT is the abbreviation for Engineering Computer Aided Drafting 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 76.2% 73.1% 75.0% 61.1% 59.3% 83.3%
Graduation Rate 61.9% 69.2% 70.8% 55.6% 51.9% 79.2%
Post Graduate Survey Response Rate 76.9% 88.9% 94.1% 90.0% 86.7% 89.0%
Placement Rate 100% 100% 93.8% 77.8% 92.3% 88.0%
Employed Full Time Within Major 80.0% 75.0% 75.0% 77.8% 69.2% 76.0%
Employed Full Time Outside Major 10.0% 6.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 12.0%
Graduate Satisfaction Excellent Good Excellent Good Excellent Good
Rate of Respondents to Salary Inquiry 70.0% 50.0% 37.5% 77.8% 61.5% 70.59%
Annual Median Starting Salary $31,833 $29,500 $35,000 $32,500 $35,000 $37,500
Reported Hourly Rate $15.30 $14.18 $16.83 $15.63 $16.83 $18.03
Reported Salary Range (Lowest-Highest) $19,000-
$40,000
$25,000-
$45,999
$27,000-
$45,000
$27,500-
$42,500
$20,000-
$44,999
$20,000-
$44,999
  • 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 timeframe.
  • 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 RatePercentage 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.