Institutional Set Standards and Mission Fulfillment Indicators

Institution Set Standards (ISS) and Strategic Plan Measures of Success

  Percent of total students enrolled full time (enrolled for 12 or more credits) Average Student semester credits earned Persistence rate (fall to spring)  Persistence rate (fall to fall)  Course completion % ABC or P
Fall 2011 / 2011-2012 71.1% 8.7 88% 55% 68.0%
Fall 2012 / 2012-2013 64.9% 8.5 88% 64% 68.3%
Fall 2013 / 2013-2014 67.0% 8.8 87% 59% 70.5%
Fall 2014 / 2014-2015 68.0% 9.5 90% 66.0% 72.8%
Fall 2015 / 2015-2016 64.7% 9.1 88% 67% 71.8%
Fall 2016 / 2016-2017 70.3% 9.2 88% 61% 70.9%
Fall 2017/2017-2018 71.9% 9.1 82% 59.0% 67.9
Fall 2018/2018/2019 73.2% 9.4 82.7% 60.0% 72.2%
Fall 2019/2019-2020 73.8% 9.2 80.4% TBD end of Fall 2020 TBD end of Fall 2020
Institution-Set Standards (ISS) 70.0% 9.0 87.0% 61.0% 70.0%
Stretch Target 80% 12 95% 80% 80%
Current Performance for ISS 3.8%↑ 0.2%↑ -6.6%↓ -1.0%↓ -0.9%↓
Current Performance for Stretch Target -6.2%↓ -2.8%↓ -14.6%↓ -20.0%↓ -10.9%↓

 

  Graduation rate (full-time, first-time cohort) 100% Graduation rate (full-time, first-time cohort) 150% Graduation rate (full-time, first-time cohort) 200% Number of degrees awarded Number of certificates awarded
Fall 2011 / 2011-2012 2.4% 18% 33% 314 141
Fall 2012 / 2012-2013 1.1% 12.4% 20% 341 134
Fall 2013 / 2013-2014 9.0% 20.1% 33% 305 118
Fall 2014 / 2014-2015 1.2% 15.0% 21% 343 105
Fall 2015 / 2015-2016 7.7% 18.7% 24% 271 149
Fall 2016 / 2016-2017 7.7% 21.9% 29% 246 122
Fall 2017 / 2017-2018 7.3% 22.6% 33% 291 126
Fall 2018/2018-2019 10.5% 29% 30% 295 138
Fall 2019/2019-2020 9.7% 29% 42% TBD end of Fall 2020 TBD end of Fall 2020
Institution-Set Standards (ISS) 6.0% 16.0% 25% 280 100
Stretch Target 12% 29% 35% 355 160
Current Performance for ISS 3.7%↑ 13%↑ 17%↑ 15↑ 38↑
Current Performance for Stretch Target -2.3%↓ 0.0%↑ 7%↓ -60↓ -22↓

 

 

  Graduate employment rates certificate and CTE degrees Examination pass rates (teacher certification) Transfer rate to 4-year colleges/universities
Fall 2011 / 2011-2012 20.2% 80.9% 3.80%
Fall 2012 / 2012-2013 --- 80.6% 3.66%
Fall 2013 / 2013-2014 13.1% 90.0% 2.92%
Fall 2014 / 2014-2015 --- 81.0% 1.67%
Fall 2015 / 2015-2016 17.4% 78.6% 1.21%
Fall 2016 / 2016-2017 18.5% 84.0% 0.74%
Fall 2017/2017-2018 17.9% 72.0% 1.00%
Fall 2018/2018-2019 TBD 86.1% 1.7%
Fall 2019/2019-2020 TBD in Fall 2020 TBD in Fall 2020 TBD in Fall 2020
+Institution-Set Standards (ISS) 18% 76% 3%
Stretch Target 35% 95% 8%
Current Performance for ISS -0.1%↓ 10.1%↑ -1.3%↓
Current Performance for Stretch Target -17.1%↓ -8.9%↓ -6.3%↓

 


Summary

Total Number of Institution
Set Standards (ISS)
ISS Achieved Five Year Stretch Targets Achieved
13 8 2

 


College of Micronesia – FSM Mission Fulfillment Indicators

Mission Statement: The College of Micronesia-FSM is a learner-centered institution of higher education that is committed to the success of the Federated States of Micronesia by providing academic, career and technical educational programs characterized by continuous improvement and best practices.

Accreditation Standard I.A.2. The institution uses data to determine how effectively it is accomplishing its mission, and whether the mission directs institutional priorities in meeting the educational needs of students.


 Mission fulfillment is determined by the college meeting a minimum threshold. Achievement of each individual indicator is measured relative to a range based on a corresponding threshold level and represented by achievement status.

  • Green is achieved;
  • Yellow is minimally achieved; and
  • Red is not achieved.

COM-FSM is considered to be fulfilling its mission provided no more than seven (29%) of the 24 total indicators are at the red level so that the college attains at least 17 (71%) of its indicators within the achieved (green) or minimally achieved (yellow) range.

The latest data show that according to the above definition, the college is attaining its mission with 17 of the mission fulfillment indicators achieved (71%). Four indicators are minimally achieved and three not met. Areas requiring renewed focus are student faculty interaction, graduation employment rates, transfer rates, persistence rates and percentage of Institution-wide credit grades completed.

COM-FSM Status of Mission Indicators

Mission Statement Criteria

Measures of Success

Indicator Data

Threshold

Type of Threshold

Achievement Status

2017

Achievement Status

2020

The College of Micronesia-FSM is a learner-centered institution of higher education

Academic Challenge Benchmark ( CCSSE )

2018 Score 43.3 

 

2016 Score 50.1

Green ≥ 50.0
Yellow = 47.0-49.9
 Red < 47.0

National benchmark

 

 

Student faculty interaction benchmark ( CCSSE )

2018 Score 46.4

2016 Score 45.2

Green = 50.0
Yellow = 47.0-49.9
 Red < 47.0

National benchmark

 

 

Support for learners benchmark ( CCSSE )

2018 Score 67.8

2016 Score 70.7

Green = 50.0
Yellow = 47.0-49.9
 Red < 47.0

National benchmark

 

 

Percent credit hours taught by full time faculty ( NCCBP Report )

2019 – 96.39% 

2018 – 94.16%

2017 - 98.06% 

Green = 75%
Yellow = 64-74.9%
 Red < 64%

National benchmark

 

 

Average number of students per credit section ( NCCBP Report )

2019 – 17.36 

2018 - 17

2017 - 16.32 

Green = 25.0
Yellow = 25.1-30
 Red > 30

National benchmark

 

 

Percent full time students (12 or more credits)

( NCCBP Report )

2019 – 71.91%

2018 – 70.3%

2017 – 65.01%

Green = 70%
Yellow = 50-69%
 Red < 50

National benchmark

 

 

Average student semester credits earned ( Institution Set Standard )

Fall 2018 - 9.4 

Fall 2017 – 9.1

Fall 2016 - 9.3 

Green = 9.0
Yellow = 8.7-8.9
 Red < 8.7

Local benchmark

 

 

 

 

that is committed to the success of the Federated States of Micronesia

 

 

College provides higher education (HE) access to all four states of the FSM 

College 2017 | College 2019 | Census |
 Difference


Chuukese | 16.0% | 20.1% | 47.4% | -27.3%
 

Kosraean | 11.4% | 6.9% | 10.9% | +4%


 Pohnpeian | 58.6% | 54.4% | 35.1% | +19.3%


Yapese | 13.3% | 14.1% | 11.1% | +3%
 

Total | 99.3% | 99.5% | 100%

 

*Keeping in mind that not all factors are within the direct control of COM-FSM. However, the college is tasked with taking efforts to improve access and equity when there is imbalance in representation.

COM-FSM population by origin compared to 2010 census population of all four states:

Green = COM-FSM provides HE access to all four states and at least 10% of the college’s students will come from each FSM state.

Yellow = Direct access is provided, but less than 10% of the college’s students come from each FSM state; however college can document efforts to mitigate under-representation.

Red = Either direct access to all four states is not provided or there is one or more under-represented population for whom the college cannot document actions to mitigate imbalance.

Local benchmark

 

 

Number of certificates awarded ( Institution Set Standard )

AY202018-2019 – 138 certificates awarded

AY2017-2018 - 126

AY2016-2017 - 122

Green ≥ 100
Yellow = 90-100
 Red < 90

Local benchmark

 

 

Number of degrees awarded ( Institution Set Standard )

AY2018-2019 - 295

AY2017-2018 - 291

AY2016-2017 - 246 

Green ≥ 280
Yellow = 260-279
 Red < 260

Local benchmark

 

 

Graduate Employment Rates: % of students that completed a CTE program and are employed in related field. ( Institution Set Standard )

AY2017-2018 – 17.9%

AY2016-2017 - 18.50% 

*acknowledging local labor market challenges

Green ≥ 18%
Yellow = 14-17.9%
 Red < 14%

Local benchmark

 

 

Teacher certification examination pass rate ( Institution Set Standard )

AY2018-2019 – 86.1%

AY2017-2018 – 72.0%

AY2016-2017 - 84.0% 

Green ≥ 76%
Yellow = 70-75.9%
 Red < 70%

Local benchmark

 

 

Programs linked to FSM developmental priorities as specified in the   FSM Strategic Development Plan   (2004-2023)

Private Sector (1)

Agriculture (2) 

Fisheries | FMI (3)

Education (3)

Tourism (1)

Environment (1)

Health (3)


 Current total: 14

Green = 5 or more programs linked to the FSM Strategic Development Plan
Yellow = 3-4 programs linked to the FSM Strategic Development Plan
 Red <3 programs linked to FSM Strategic Development Plan

Local benchmark

 

 

 

 

by providing academic, career and technical educational programs characterized by continuous improvement and best practices.

Active and collaborative learning benchmark (CCSSE)

2018 Score 61.9

2016 Score 62.2

Green ≥ 50.0%
Yellow = 47.0-49.9%
 Red < 47.0

National benchmark

 

 

Number of Guided pathways completed (local)

AY2018-2019 - 2

AY2017-2018 - 0

AY2016-2017 - 2

 

Local: Each year the college will create at least 2 guided pathways for its two-year programs:
Green: ≥2
Yellow = 1
 Red = 0

Local benchmark

 

 

Graduation rate 100% (% of full-time first-time students who completed in 2 years)

COM-FSM will be at least in the median graduation rate in the Western Pacific (PPEC) and meet its ISS of 6%. IPEDS data Pacific median graduation rate 2% (2011 cohort)*.

 

AY2018-2019 – 10.5%

AY2017-2018 – 7.3%

AY2016--2017 - 7.7%

Green ≥ 6%
Yellow = 2-5.9%
 Red < 2%

Regional benchmark

 

 

Graduation rate 150% (% of full-time first-time students who completed in 3 years)

COM-FSM will be at least in the median graduation rate in the Western Pacific (PPEC) and meet its ISS of 16.0%. IPEDS data Pacific median graduation rate 8% (2011 cohort)*.

 

AY2018-2019 – 29%

AY2017-2018 – 22.6%

AY2016--2017 - 21.9%

Green: ≥ 16%
Yellow = 8-15.9%
 Red < 8%

Regional benchmark

 

 

Graduation rate 200% (% of full-time first-time students who completed in 4 years)

COM-FSM will be at least in the median graduation rate in the Western Pacific (PPEC) and meet its ISS of 25.0%. IPEDS data Pacific median graduation rate 18% (2011 cohort)*.

 

AY2018-2019 – 30%

AY2017-2018 – 33%

AY2016--2017 - 29%

 

Green: ≥25%
Yellow = 12-24.9%
 Red < 12%

 

Regional benchmark

 

 

Transfer rate

COM-FSM will meet its ISS of 3% and be at least at the median transfer rate in the larger Pacific (PPEC and Hawaii Community Colleges) (IPEDS data Pacific median transfer rate 10%)*.

 

AY2018-2019 – 1.7%

AY2017-2018 – 1.0%

AY2016--2017 - 0.74%

 

Green: ≥ 10%
Yellow = 3-9.9%
 Red = <3%

 

Regional benchmark

 

 

Fall-to-spring persistence rate

Fall 2019-2020 – 80.4%

Fall 2018-2019 – 82.7%

Fall 2017-2018 – 82%

Fall 2016-2017 – 88% 

Green ≥ 87.0%
Yellow = 70-86.9%
 Red < 70%

Local benchmark

 

 

Fall-to-fall persistence rate

Fall 2018-2019 – 60%

Fall 2017-2018 – 59%

Fall 2016-2017 – 61%

 

 

 

Green ≥ 61%
Yellow = 55-60.9%
 Red < 55%

 

Local benchmark

 

 

Course Completion Rate (% A, B, C, or P)

AY2018-2019 – 72.2%

AY2017-2018 – 67.9%

AY2016-2017 - 70.9%

 

Green > 70%
Yellow = 68-69.9%
 Red < 68%

 

Local benchmark

 

 

Institution-wide Credit Grades
 % Completed

  NCCBP Report  )

2019 – 90.64%

2018 – 92.39%

2017 - 94.0%

 

 

Green > 91%
Yellow = 84.5-91%
 Red < 84.5%

 

Local benchmark

 

 

Meeting or exceeding Accreditation Standards

(  ACCJC Reports  )

Accreditation Status – US Regional Accreditation

 

 

Green = Regional accreditation without sanction
Yellow = Regional accreditation with warning status
 Red = Regional accreditation with probation or show cause status

 

Regional benchmark

 

 

 

 

* Awaiting updated PPEC data.

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