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.


The number of students included in the initiative
The default is set to 1000. You may wish to include all students or small groups participating in a particular initiative.
The anticipated persistence lift resulting from the initiative
The default is set to 3%. See average percentage lift for specific initiative benchmarks below.
The average net tuition revenue per student per term
$3,000 is a ballpark average based on what our partners in the Civitas Learning Community have seen.
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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.

Advising Meeting

5.80% average persistence lift

6.96% persistence lift for Hispanic students

7.07% persistence lift for first-time enrolled students

Supplemental Instruction

3.43% average persistence lift

3.79% persistence lift for Black students

6.06% persistence lift for first-time enrolled students

Tutoring

3.02% average persistence lift

4.50% persistence lift for Hispanic students

5.20% persistence lift for first-time enrolled students

Conflict-Free Scheduling

5.41% average persistence lift

7.39% persistence lift for first-time enrolled students

Scholarship

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.



Student Users

The number of student included in the initiative

You may wish to look at all students or small groups participating in a particular initiative.



Persistence Lift

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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