An Integrated Technology Builds Adoption, Pathways & Persistence 

See how Austin Community College used Degree Map™ to reach an 11 percentage point lift in persistence for students who used the application to plan and track degree progress. Learn how ACC’s on-going commitment to Pathways enhanced advising practices, supported staff development, helped students stay on informed, clearer pathways to credentials or degrees and resulted in $1.36M in retained revenue.


The History of ACC’s Implementation of Degree Map

When ACC first rolled out the Civitas Learning Degree Map application, they began with adoption of the app being optional. They hosted training sessions and invited potential users to view a demo and provide input. By the end of the first 60 days, ACC had more than 45,000 degree plans submitted. Learn about the findings from an early study in their implementation with initial lift of 2.42 percentage points or more using Degree Map.


Richard Rhodes “Our Degree Map project shows that when students have more clarity and control of their degree path, they’re significantly more likely to make progress on their learning path, and, best of all, cross the finish line and complete a certificate or degree. These are the kinds of outcomes all of our student success innovations are shooting for!” – Richard Rhodes, President and CEO, Austin Community College