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 2013.

  • This cohort consists of 1,112 students.
  • The number of graduates who earned either a certificate or an associate degree by Spring 2016 was 144.
  • The three-year, Student-Right-to-Know graduation rate was 13 percent.

Rates for previous cohorts after three years are as follows:

  • 2012 cohort — 10%
  • 2011 cohort — 11%
  • 2010 cohort — 12%
  • 2009 cohort — 13%
  • 2008 cohort — 12%

The retention rate for first-time, full-time DACC admitted students from Fall 2015 to Spring 2016 was 75 percent. The retention rate for these students from Fall 2015 to Fall 2016 was 58 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: