Institutional Metrics

Student Achievement

A Barton College education is designed to help all students think critically, communicate effectively, and understand our complex world. The development of these abilities is built purposefully into the College’s liberal arts core; reinforced in its majors; and demonstrated in the classroom, in campus life, and in the communities that Barton serves.

More information about the role of critical thinking, oral and written communication, and intercultural understanding in the curriculum can be found on the History and Vision page and in the College Catalog.

Barton College measures the achievement of its students in relation to its mission using a variety of evaluation criteria, including enrollment data, retention rates, graduation rates, and Gateway and Capstone Course success rates among others.

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In addition to these direct measures, several indirect measures also indicate the depth of Barton student engagement with these outcomes (NSSE items on writing, conversations about major issues, service-learning, high-impact practices, etc.). Additional institutional effectiveness metrics may be found below.

Campus Security Report/Crime Reporting

Institutional Programs and CIP Codes

Institutional Effectiveness Metrics

NCLEX First-Time Pass Rates
  • 2009: 82%
  • 2010: 71%
  • 2011: 100%
  • 2012: 100%
  • 2013: 95%
  • 2014: 60%
  • 2015: 73%
  • 2016: 72%
  • 2017: 95%
Praxis and Student Teacher Licensure Pass Rates
  • 2008 – 2009: 100%
  • 2009 – 2010: 92%
  • 2010 – 2011: 100%
  • 2011 – 2012: 94%
  • 2012 – 2013: 100%
  • 2013 – 2014: 100%
  • 2014 – 2015: 89%
  • 2015 – 2016: 53%
  • 2016 – 2017: 94%*
    * The data is based on first-time pass rates, whereas data for previous years is updated as additional program completers are successful in passing the licensure assessments.
Senior Survey Executive Summary
Social Work Assessment