Student Retention and Achievement

Retention Rate

Out of 100 new students who enrolled and completed intro courses in fall 2017, 64% were enrolled in fall 2018 courses. 

Average Time to Degree Completion  

From fall 2016 through fall 2018, the average SIS student took 7.06 semesters to complete the MLIS degree.

Percentage of Graduates Holding Positions Relevant to the Degree within 12 months of Degree Completion

(may include further graduate study)

According to Library Journal Placements & Salaries 2016, 2017 and 2018, of 135 respondents to the survey (out of 468 MLIS graduates surveyed)  87 graduates (64 percent) reported having full-time employment within six months of graduation. 


 

MLIS Student Performance on the E‐Portfolio Outcomes Assessment

Semester # Submit  # Pass 1st Try  # Resubmit  % Resubmit  Total Pass  Pass Rate 
Winter 2019 51 49 2 4% 51 100%
Fall 2018 54 48 6 11% 54 100%
Spring/Summer 2018 36 32 4 11% 36 100%
Winter 2018 64 56 8 12% 64 100%
Fall 2017 52 50 2 4% 52 100%
Spring/Summer 2017 37 36 1 3% 37 100%
Winter 2017 63 60 3 5% 63 100%
Fall 2016 45 45 0 0% 45 100%
Spring/Summer 2016 40 39 1 3% 40 100%
Winter 2016 60 59 1 2% 60 100%
Fall 2015 49 44 5 10% 49 100%
Spring/Summer 2015 33 28 5 15% 33 100%
Winter 2015 82 76 6 7% 82 100%
Fall 2014 61 57 4 7% 61 100%
Spring/Summer 2014 44 40 4 9% 44 100%
Winter 2014 56 50 6 12% 56 100%
Fall 2013 51 47 4 9% 51 100%
Spring/Summer 2013 54 50 4 7% 54 100%
Winter 2013 60 54 6 10% 60 100%
Fall 2012 47 41 6 13% 47 100%
Spring/Summer 2012 51 46 5 9% 51 100%
Winter 2012 51 38 13 34% 49 96%
Fall 2011 51 37 14 38% 51 100%
Spring/Summer 2011 40 31 9 29% 40 100%
Winter 2011 22 15 7 47% 22 100%
Fall 2010 14 11 3 27% 14 100%

MSIM Student Performance on the E‐Portfolio Outcomes Assessment

Semester # Submit  # Pass 1st Try  # Resubmit  % Resubmit  Total Pass  Pass Rate 
Winter 2019 1 1 0 n/a 1 100%

Certificate Student Performance on the E‐Portfolio Outcomes Assessment

Semester # Submit  # Pass 1st Try  # Resubmit  % Resubmit  Total Pass  Pass Rate 
Winter 2019 16 13 2 13% 15 94%
Fall 2018 15 14 1 7% 15 100%
Spring/Summer 2018 6 4 2 33% 6 100%
Winter 2018 11 9 2 18% 11 100%