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Student Right-to-Know

DACC Graduation and Retention Rates

Under the Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990, Public Law 101-542, DACC is required to calculate (using a prescribed formula) and disclose graduation rates for all first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students who enrolled at DACC in Summer and Fall 2009.

  • This cohort consists of 1,005 students.
  • The number of graduates who earned either a certificate or an associate degree by Spring 2012 was 137.
  • The three-year, Student-Right-to-Know graduation rate was 13.6 percent.

Rates for previous cohorts after three years are as follows:

  • 2008 cohort — 11.7%
  • 2007 cohort — 13.3%
  • 2006 cohort — 8.4%
  • 2005 cohort — 6.1%
  • 2004 cohort — 5.7%

The retention rate for first-time, full-time DACC admitted students from Fall 2012 to Spring 2012 was 77.8 percent.

The retention rate for these students from Fall 2012 to Fall 2013 was 60.2 percent

Crime Statistics and Campus Security

NMSU's Police Department maintains a comprehensive list of crime reports, crime prevention and other relevant information available to our students and the community at large. We encourage our students to consult this information on a regular basis. See the reports here.