Scorecard

Student Success and Access

Metric Baseline 2021
Target
2017
Data
2018
Data
2019
Data
Progress
One (1) Year FTFT* Undergraduate Retention Rate 73% 81%        
Six (6) Year FTFT Graduation Rate 35% 45%        
One (1) Year FTFT Undergraduate Retention Rate for Pell Eligible Students 71% 81%        
Student/Faculty Ratio 20:1 20:1        
Percent of disciplines where USA scores above national average on license/exit tests** 85% 90%        

Research and Graduate Education

Metric Baseline 2021
Target
2017
Data
2018
Data
2019
Data
Progress
Number of awards received from external agencies 283 336        

Number of students funded from external grants, gifts, or contracts:

- Undergraduate

- Graduate

 

208

101

 

251

121

       
Percentage of South Alabama projects involved in multidisciplinary research across college and department lines 6% 15%        
Develop a new graduate degree program bi-annually NA 2        
Ratio of peer-reviewed publications, books, and juried works to Full, Associate, and Assistant professors in the Humanities and Arts 1.75 1.9        

Global Engagement

Metric Baseline 2021 Target 2017
Data
2018
Data
2019
Data
Progress
The number of non-resident international students enrolled 855 1,500        
The diversity of countries from which non-resident international students originate 76 85        
Number of students earning the global engagement certificate (established Fall 2017) NA 5        
Percentage of students participating in study abroad programs 1.58% 3%        
Number of students transferring in from foreign universities with articulated transfer agreements 34 110        
Number of active collaborations with foreign universities as indicated by faculty/student exchanges or research/scholarly collaborations 10 21        

University-Community Engagement

Metric Baseline 2021
Target
2017
Data
2018
Data
2019
Data
Progress
Number of unique service-learning courses 83 91        
Attendance at Music and Theater Events at the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center 9,818 10,482        
Attendance at Athletic Events 200,505 262,500        

Excellence in Healthcare

 

Metric Baseline 2021
Target
2017
Data
2018
Data
2019
Data
Progress
Eight indicators of the standardized infection rate are at or below target 5 of 8 are below all 8 at or below        

80% of patients are willing to recommend facility/providers:

- Children's and Women's

- University Hospital

- HSF

- Mitchell Cancer Institute

 

85%

77%

94%

95%

 

85%

80%

95%

95%

       
Value Based Purchasing - Achieve neutral or financial gain Loss Neutral/Gain        
Number of faculty in the Colleges of Allied Health, Nursing, and Medicine engaged in interprofessional and collaborative endeavors across health-related professional groups, including academic/practice partnerships, resulting in increased scholarly production 33% 50%        

*FTFT=First Time Full Time Undergraduates
** Includes: Social Work, Audiology, Cardiorespiratory Care, Occupational Therapy, Paramedic, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Speech Pathology, Business - ETS Undergraduate, MBA, CPA, Medicine, and Nursing.

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