Metric Chart: Second Fall Retention of Full-Time FTIC Students with 2.0+ GPA. 2023 Goal: 93% Retention Rate. 2016-17 cohort baseline: 91.8%. 2017-18 cohort progress: 91.4%. 2018-19 cohort progress: 91.6%. 2019-20 cohort progress: 93.6%. 2020-21 cohort progress: 92.9%. 2021-2022 cohort progress: 92.9%. 2022-23 cohort goal: 93.0%.
Academic advisors have a key role in assuring student success, but often these advisors have a case load that is too high to be the kind of mentors they would want to be, so we will be increasing staffing and using technology to improve the quality of engagement with students.
Poor grades and course withdrawals are clear indicators of students who are at risk of not graduating on time. To address this, we will be examining all courses with high D, F, W grade rates and looking for opportunities to identify and assist students who are struggling.
FSU has implemented a new program – Engage 100 – that is designed to engage close to 100% of first-year students in formal communities where they can forge meaningful peer relationships; develop personal, social and professional awareness; and cultivate skills to advance their academic disciplines or personal goals.