Student Performance Statistics

The Student Right-to-Know regulations require all colleges and universities participating in federally funded financial aid programs to document information on the cohort of first-time, full-time freshmen entering the institution on or after July 1, 1996. Disclosure is not required until 150% of the estimated program length has elapsed. All colleges and universities entering into Program Participation Agreements with the Department of Education are required to complete the IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey of 1997 (Section 490 of the Higher Education Amendments of 1992, P.L. 102-325.106. Stat. 448).

Graduation/Completion Rates

•Transfer, part-time, and non-degree students are not included in the graduation/
completion rate.
• The graduation rate is based on 6 years of attendance that equates to 150% of the
longest program.
• The graduation/completion rate does not include students who left the institution to serve
in the armed forces, with an official church mission organization, or in the foreign service of the federal government. Students who died or were totally and permanently disabled are also                    excluded.
• The institution is not required to report the transfer-out rate since the mission of the institution does not include providing substantial preparation for students to enroll in other institutions.

Year of Entry Undergraduate, First-Time, Full-Time, Bachelor-Degree Seeking Students Enrolled 6 Year (150%) Graduation Rate
2009 48 61%
2010 53 32%
2011 68 49%
2012 86 51%
2013 90 47%
2014 72 39%

First-Time Full-Time Freshman, Bachelor Degree Seeking Student Retention Rates

Year of Entry Undergraduate, First-Time, Full-Time, Bachelor-Degree Seeking Students Enrolled 1 Year Retention Rate
(Students who returned for the following fall semester)
Fall 2010 53 61%
Fall 2011 68 62%
Fall 2012 86 66%
Fall 2013 90 68%
Fall 2014 72 56%
Fall 2015 85 66%
Fall 2016 70 62%
Fall 2017 66 61%
Fall 2018 85 72%

EMPLOYMENT/GRADUATE STUDIES RATES

While Grace Christian University does not formally place students in jobs or guarantee employment, the University is concerned that graduating students are fulfilling the mission of the University through employment in their degree fields or are pursuing further graduate studies. Rate is based on status one year after graduation.

How is “First Destination” defined?
Destination is defined as full-time employment (30 hours or more) or continuing education within 6 months of graduation. The position does not need to be degree related.

When does the Survey Launch and Close?
The survey launches roughly a month before graduation and closes 6 months after graduation. The survey is sent out 6 times during this time period.

Final Destination Survey Results – All Graduates

Year Type of Degree Response Rate Destination Rate Full-Time Employment Rate
2017 Online Bachelor Degree 49% 76% 59%
2017 On-Campus Bachelor Degree 97% 89% 84%
2018 Online Bachelor Degree 96% 65% 46%
2018 On-Campus Bachelor Degree 97% 87% 77%
2018 Online Masters Degree 100% 85% 71%
2019 Online Bachelor Degree 67% 76% 63%
2019 On-Campus Bachelor Degree 100% 76% 67%
2019 Online Masters Degree 83% 80% 80%