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Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Institutional Research and Effectiveness

What We Do

Institutional Research contributes to the College’s educational mission and decision-making processes by providing quality and timely research to faculty and administration; meeting federal and state reporting requirements, and continually improving analytical techniques and data accuracy.

Institutional Research:

  • Responds to administrative and faculty requests for information
  • Responds to administrative and faculty requests for information
  • Promotes the appropriate use of data analysis in the decision making process
  • Assembles and disseminates College data in a proactive manner
  • Supports professional growth and development of administrators, faculty and staff
  • Assembles and disseminates College data in a proactive manner
  • Advises faculty, departments, and committees on research
  • Supports survey analysis where possible

Rockland Community College – Fall 2019 Quick Facts

Fall 2019 Enrollment
MetricTotal
Enrollment6,970
Credits70,941
FTE2,512
Fall 2019 Academic Programs
TypePrograms
Degree43
Certificate8
Total51
Credentials Awarded: 2018-19
TypeAwardedPercentage
Certificate171.8%
Degree90598.2%
Total922100.0%
Fall 2018 – Fall 2019 Retention
Student TypeRetained
First-time Full-time70.6%
First-time Part-time39.6%
All First-time59.0%
Financial Aid Status
Aid StatusCohortGraduatedTransferredPersisting
Federal Pell47728.5%13.4%11.5%
Non-Pell83829.0%22.8%9.8%
Total131528.8%19.4%10.4%
Race / Ethnicity
Race / EthnicityCohortGraduatedTransferredPersisting
American Indian or Alaska Native20.0%0.0%50.0%
Asian8139.5%27.2%14.8%
Black23622.9%19.5%11.4%
Hispanic36227.3%14.9%14.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.0%50.0%0.0%
White49030.8%25.5%9.6%
Unknown8026.3%23.8%12.5%
Two or more Races2835.7%17.9%7.1%
Non-Resident Alien3435.3%8.8%5.9%
Total131528.9%20.9%11.8%
Age
Age BracketStudentsPercentage
Under 18139320.7%
18-19201330.0%
20-21102915.3%
22-2475611.3%
25-49139020.7%
50+1372.0%
Total6718100.0%
Race/Ethnicity
Race / EthnicityStudentsPercentage
American Indian or Alaska Native130.2%
Asian3625.4%
Black115817.2%
Hispanic180826.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander70.1%
White224533.4%
Unknown1251.9%
Two or more Races90513.5%
Non-Resident Alien951.4%
Total6718100.0%
Gender
GenderStudentsPercentage
Female362654.0%
Male309246.0%
Total6718100.0%