Core University Initiatives

Performance Dashboard

Quest Theme and Goal
 

Current Performance & Goal

Performance Trend

Six Year Graduation
  (Fall 2010 Cohort)

Percentage of students entering the institution as first-time, full-time degree-seeking undergraduate students in a particular fall semester who successfully complete their program requirements and earn undergraduate degree(s) within six years (150 percent of normal time to completion). In comparison to data submitted to IPEDS; it does include Qatar students.

First Year Retention
  (Fall 2015 Cohort)

Percentage of students who started as first-time, full-time degree-seeking undergraduates in previous fall semester and re-enrolled in the current fall semester for any number of credits. In comparison to data submitted to IPEDS; it does include Qatar students.

High School GPA
  (Fall 2016)

The mean of high school grade point average (on a four-point scale) for students who start as first-time bachelors degree-seeking undergraduates (freshmen) in a specific fall semester

% Underrepresented Minority Enrollment
  (Fall 2016)

Percentage of enrolled students in a given fall semester, who self-report their race /ethnicity as American Indian / Alaskan, Black / African American, Hawaiian / Pacific Islander, Hispanic / Latino, or multi-racial. Underrepresented minority definition does not apply to students who did not report their race / ethnicity (unknowns) or reported as Asian, white or international. In comparison to data submitted to IPEDS; it does include Qatar students. Please note that due to changes in federal reporting requirements, data prior to 2010 are not comparable.

Baccalaureate Degrees Awarded
  (AY 15-16)

The number of baccalaureate degrees awarded in a given academic year. Academic year based on summer/fall/spring terms; In comparison to data submitted to IPEDS; it does include degrees awarded to VCU Qatar students.

Doctoral Degrees Awarded
  (AY 15-16)

The number of doctoral degrees awarded in any discipline in a given academic year. Reflects institutional data as reported to IPEDS using its data terminology. Academic year based on summer/fall/spring terms; In comparison to data submitted to IPEDS; it does include degrees awarded to VCU Qatar students.

Full-time Faculty
  (Fall 2016)

Persons identified by the institution as such and typically those whose initial assignments are made for the purpose of conducting instruction, research or public service as a principal activity (or activities). They may hold academic rank titles of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, lecturer or the equivalent of any of those academic ranks. Faculty may also include the chancellor/president, provost, vice provosts, deans, directors or the equivalent, as well as associate deans, assistant deans and executive officers of academic departments (chairpersons, heads or the equivalent) if their principal activity is instruction combined with research and/or public service. The designation as "faculty" is separate from the activities to which they may be currently assigned. For example, a newly appointed president of an institution may also be appointed as a faculty member. Graduate, instruction, and research assistants are not included in this category. In comparison to data submitted to IPEDS, it does include full-time faculty from VCU Qatar.

% Underrepresented Minority Full-time Faculty
  (Fall 2016)

Percent of full-time faculty who report ethnicity as American Indian/Alaskan, Black/African American, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Two or More Races. (Asian, White, non-reporters and international faculty are not included in the underrepresented minority group). In comparison to data submitted to IPEDS, it does include minority full-time faculty from VCU Qatar. Please note that due to changes in federal reporting requirements, data prior to 2010 are not comparable.

Faculty Awards
  (AY 15-16)

Number of faculty awards counted by Arizona State University's Center for Measuring University Performance. Data are collected from prominent grant and fellowship programs in the arts, humanities, science, engineering, and health fields. A full list of these programs is available at mup.asu.edu.

Total Sponsored Awards
  (FY '16)

Funds that have been obligated by an agency or organization for a particular project; such sponsored projects are those where the university agrees to specific conditions and/or to perform a defined scope of work as required by the sponsor.

Postdoctoral Appointees
  (AY 15-16)

Number of individuals with science and engineering PhD's, MD's, DDS's or DVM's and foreign degrees equivalent to US doctorates who devote their primary effort to their own research training through research activities or study in the department under temporary appointments carrying no academic rank. This excludes clinical fellows and those in medical residency training programs unless the primary purpose of their appointment is for research training under a senior mentor.

National Academy Members
  (AY 15-16)

Number of faculty who are members of the National Academy of Science (NAS), the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), or the Institute of Medicine (IOM), or the National Research Council.

Disclosures
  (FY 13-14)

Invention reports submitted to VCU Tech Transfer using the VCU invention disclosure form. Disclosures are reported annually to the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) and represent a 1-year lag behind the current academic year, e.g., 2012-2013 disclosures reflect 2011-2012 data.

Service-Learning Enrollment
  (AY 15-16)

Number of students in service-learning courses. Service-learning at VCU is a course-based, credit-bearing educational experience in which students participate in an organized service activity that meets community-identified needs. Students reflect on the service activity to increase understanding and application of course content, and to enhance a sense of civic responsibility. Courses are designated as service-learning by the Division of Community Engagement.

New Gifts and Pledges
  (FY '16)

The full amount of new pledges made in the fiscal year, amount of new gifts received (excluding payments on pledges), gifts in kind, planned gifts with value, and philanthropic sponsored research (in millions of dollars).

Total Endowment
  (FY '15)

The value of endowments held on behalf of the university by the university-affiliated foundations and the university itself.