Calculate the Impact of Your Student Success Initiatives
Do you know which student success initiatives help your students stay enrolled each term?
Regularly assessing the impact of programs on specific student groups allows you to reinvest in services that help them progress towards graduation and improve your ROI.
Calculate Student Success Initiative Impact
To better understand the efficacy of your student success initiatives,
calculate their impact on persistence and net tuition revenue.
Example Persistence Impacts from Civitas Learning Partner
Student Success Initiatives
Not sure how your SSIs perform? Here is the average impact of SSIs on overall and specific student groups based on the analysis of more than 1,500 student success initiatives from across the Civitas Learning community.
5.80% average persistence lift
6.96% persistence lift for Hispanic students
7.07% persistence lift for first-time enrolled students
3.43% average persistence lift
3.79% persistence lift for Black students
6.06% persistence lift for first-time enrolled students
3.02% average persistence lift
4.50% persistence lift for Hispanic students
5.20% persistence lift for first-time enrolled students
5.41% average persistence lift
7.39% persistence lift for first-time enrolled students
3.24% average persistence lift
Use Our Student Success Initiative ROI Calculator
to Determine the Value of Your Programs
Use our Student Success Initiative ROI Calculator to determine the value of your programs
in terms of students gained and tuition revenue per term. Adjust the below variables
to see how they might impact your results.
The number of student included in the initiative
You may wish to look at all students or small groups participating in a particular initiative.
The anticipated persistence lift resulting from the initiative
The default is set to 3%. Explore how your institution’s student success initiatives compare to these average persistence impacts from more than 1,500 student success initiatives run by dozens of colleges and universities from the Civitas Learning community.
Net Tuition Revenue
The average net tuition revenue for your institution
$3,000 is our ballpark estimate based on what our partners in the Civitas Learning Community have seen.
Ready to Improve the Impact of Your Student Success Initiatives?
Changing your thinking about student success initiatives from a spending mindset to an investment mindset supports pragmatic decision-making and financially healthy institutions.
Read effective strategies Civitas Learning partner institutions use to go beyond best practices to truly improve student outcomes in our strategic guide: Increase the Human and Financial Benefits of Student Success Initiatives.
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