Filters and Dimensions

General Filters Filter Name Definition Cohort Cohort by academic year. Cohort Term Term in which the student first enrolled in at least one course. Options: Fall Winter Spring Summer Credential Type Sought Credential the student is seeking in the first term of their first academic year. Options: Certificate seeking Associate […]

Transfer Dashboard

This dashboard provides a view of transfer student rates and other outcomes for students, such as credentials earned before or after transfer by cohort year. Watch the video below to learn more about the Transfer Dashboard. How It Works The dashboard includes information on transfer students who earned a certificate, […]

Time to Credential and Credentials Conferred Dashboard

This dashboard provides a count of an average time to completion for credentials awarded by your institution. Watch the video below to learn more about the Time to Credential and Credentials Conferred Dashboard. How It Works This dashboard displays the full range of undergraduate credential levels offered by your institution […]

Retention and Persistence Term-to-Term Dashboard

This dashboard provides a view of retention and persistence rates for students who attended your institution as first-time or transfer-in students over time, giving you a term-to-term view of six consecutive student cohorts within their first two academic years. Watch the video below to learn more about the Retention and […]

Retention and Persistence Dashboard

This dashboard displays the first to second year retention and persistence rates for six consecutive student cohorts who attended your institution as first-time or transfer-in students. Watch the video below to learn more about the Retention and Persistence Dashboard. How It Works Retention = How many students are still enrolled […]

Analysis-Ready File Templates

You can use the following templates as guides to help you review your analysis-ready (AR) file. The templates are in Microsoft Excel format. Click an icon to download the file. Note: Depending on your permissions/role with PDP, you will receive either identified or de-identified versions of the AR files. View […]

Outcomes Dashboard

The Outcomes dashboard shows the completion rates and other outcomes for students by cohort year. Outcomes are categorized as follows: Students who earned a certificate, associate’s degree, or bachelor’s degree… at your institution at another institution Students who are still enrolled… at your institution at another institution 2-year institution 4-year […]

First Year Enrollment Dashboard

The First-Year Enrollment dashboard shows 12-month enrollment counts and key characteristics for students enrolling at your institution for the first time by cohort year. You can use this information to track college access trends by student characteristics across six cohort years, which can give you an idea of your institution’s […]

First Year Credit Completion Ratio Dashboard

The First Year Credit Completion Ratio dashboard shows student success at completing the credits they attempt in their first year. First-year completion ratios are linked to higher credential completion rates, so this metric can help you identify student populations that need early intervention. Watch the video below to learn more […]

First Year Credit Accumulation Rate Dashboard

The First Year Credit Accumulation Rate dashboard shows student success at completing enough credits from their first year of enrollment to the end of their fourth academic year. It helps measure how students are progressing toward on-time completion. The disaggregates show which students are or are not gaining academic momentum […]