Challenges in Front of Us
Are We The Problem?
students who enrolled in college in 2018 who will not graduate.
of the students in the 2018 cohort who will not graduate are African American, Hispanic, or from low-economic backgrounds.
of students majoring in STEM fields are African American.
of students wished they had chosen a different major.
Bachelor degree holders make more than those with just a high school diploma.
Four years after graduation, African American students owe more in student loans than their white peers.
National percentage point gap between Pell and non-Pell students who graduate in six years.
Evidence-based, data-driven strategies for Student Success
The NISS provides partner institutions with in-depth diagnostic analyses, implementation support, and learning pathways that enable significant improvements in graduation rates and reductions of equity gaps.
Practical know-how developed by subject matter experts who have successfully implemented such programs on their own campuses.
Equity Gap Reduction
Innovative and proven approaches for large-scale, positive transformation for students from all backgrounds.
Data Driven Student Support
Equitable outcomes in the enrollment, retention, and graduation of students from diverse backgrounds through the implementation of data-informed practices
Holistic data analysis that identifies and addresses institutionally-created completion barriers.
Success by the Numbers
Georgia State is nationally known for pioneering student success programs that have eliminated equity gaps and improved college completion rates for all students.
“The lessons learned by Georgia State are transferable. The NISS disseminates evidence-based best practices to other colleges and universities and provides a suite of services to support their successful implementation.”
Dr. Tim Renick, NISS Executive Director
Morgan State Seeks to Strengthen Financial Wellness through the Use of Analytics
“I really do consider them a mentor institution in helping us further strengthen and hone the things that we’re doing. And we’ve been seeing really great results”
Dr. Kara Turner
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success, MSU
Weber State focuses on data-driven decision-making processes
“The NISS team did a great job with the recommendations […] in just a short period of time we had recommendations that were so focused and carefully worded and easy to discuss in our leadership meetings.”
Associate Provost for Enrollment Management & Student Success
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