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Current JMU Performance Measures

Measure Type (1. Learning Measures can be viewed at ROIE) Category Measure #/ Measure Name (Click on link to see data from previous years) Measure Definition Reported
2009-10
Reported
2010-11
Reported
2011-12
1. Learning Student Success 185/ Licensure exam pass rate: nursing NCLEX-RN Passing Rates.  JMU 90%, Nationally 86.7%    JMU 98%, Nationally 87.9%
1. Learning Student Success 183/ Licensure exam pass rate: teaching Pass rate for teacher licensure. Title II (PRAXIS) completers divide by Title II completers plus Provisional Completers (did not take or did fail PRAXIS).    Title II Completers=318 100%  Title II Completers=303 100%
1. Learning Student Success 184/ Licensure: number of students completing nursing licensure requirements and able to take NCLEX-RN. All nursing graduates, by completing graduation requirements, have met all licensure requirements and are able to sit for the NCLEX-RN.  115  134  157
1. Learning Student Success 182/ Licensure: number of students completing teacher certification requirements Number of students completing teacher certification requirements: Title II (PRAXIS) completers plus non-Title II Completers. (Academic program completed and no State test required, e.g., School Admin, School Psych, Reading)  Title II=300 non-Title II=NA Total=300  Title II=318 non-Title II=NA Total=318  Title II=303 non-Title II=NA Total=303
1. Learning Student Success 156/ Percentage new freshmen with a social philosophy of education "Social philosophy of education" means that xtracurricular activities, group parties, athletics, social life, rewarding friendships and loyalty to college traditions are emphasized and are viewed as important and necessary for the cultivation of the well-  45%  42%  29%
1. Learning Student Success 155/ Percentage of new freshmen with vocational philosophy of education Freshmen who chose the following in Freshman Survey: Education is primarily a preparation for an occupational future. Social, intellectual and extracurricular activities are less important. Commitment to a particular field of study is high and college is  42%  39%  49%
2. Outcomes Student Persistence 064/ Average time (in years) to degree for undergraduate degrees Average number of years to earn bachelor's degrees for students who begin and end their baccalaureate program at JMU. Full-Time entering freshmen only included.  4.16  4.21  4.34
2. Outcomes Student Persistence 001/ Graduation rate (six years) Percentage of first-time full-time freshmen who graduated within six years from JMU.  81.3%  82.5%  81.3%
2. Outcomes Quality 135/ Number of class sections with undergraduates enrolled Use Common Data Set definition of class section which includes roll up of labs, subsections and does not include individualized instruction.  Size/Section Count: 2-9/ 198 10-19/ 577 20-29/ 903 30-39/ 406 40-49/ 197 50-99/ 279 100+/ 92 Total/ 2,653  Size/Section Count: 2-9/ 219 10-19/ 632 20-29/ 905 30-39/ 449 40-49/ 222 50-99/ 251 100+/ 102 Total/ 2,780  Size/Section Count: 2-9/ 263 10-19/ 632 20-29/ 915 30-39/ 465 40-49/ 222 50-99/ 254 100+/ 101 Total/ 2,852
2. Outcomes Demographics 005/ Number of fall transfers from Virginia two-year colleges. Number of students enrolled in the fall who transferred from VCCS or Richard Bland.  365  412  452
2. Outcomes Efficiency 010/ Percent occupancy-classroom Percentage of available classroom facilities (seats-hours available) used by JMU.  72%  72%  71%
2. Outcomes Efficiency 013/ Percent occupancy-laboratory Percentage of available laboratory facilities (seats-hours available) shown to be put to use by JMU. This specific measure is the percentage of occupancy for all labs per week.  81%  80%  83%
2. Outcomes Quality 061/ Percentage of lower-division student courses enrollment taught by full-time faculty Percentage of lower division (100 and 200) course sections that are taught by full-time faculty. Subsections include class meetings of smaller groups of students.  Sections 66.1% Subsections 67.6%  Sections 63.0% Subsections 62.3%  Sections 65.3%
2. Outcomes Satisfaction 060/ Percentage of undergraduate alumni that contributed to JMU in a given year Percentage of undergraduate alumni of record who contributed to the institution during the specified academic year.  7.4%  8.0%  7.3%
2. Outcomes Resources 146/ Research and public service expenses per full-time faculty Research and public service expenditures divided by the number of full-time state-paid teaching and research faculty for the corresponding academic year (using GASB 34/35). Faculty from IPEDS Staff file.  $20,562  $24,025  $24,537
2. Outcomes Student Persistence 004/ Retention: Freshmen All Percentage of first-time freshmen starting in the fall of one year who return to JMU in the subsequent fall regardless of academic level.  91.7%  91.0%  91.3%
2. Outcomes Productivity 141/ Total student credit hours per full-time equivalent faculty Total student credit hours (SCHEV CE Annual) for fall semester divided by the number of full-time equivalent state-paid teaching and research faculty for fall semester (Instr. Assgn. Data). 9 month report lag due to Annual CE Fall data used.  239.3  238.2  238.3
2. Outcomes Efficiency 011/ Weekly room use-classroom (hours) Average number of hours per week that each JMU classroom is used for formal instruction.  35  36  35
2. Outcomes Efficiency 014/ Weekly room use-lab (hours) Average number of hours per week that each JMU lab is used for formal instruction.  24  25  24
2. Outcomes Efficiency 012/ Weekly station use-classroom (hours) Average number of hours per week that each seat (station) in a classroom is occupied. SCHEV standard is 24.  25.0  25.7  25.1
2. Outcomes Efficiency 015/ Weekly station use-lab (hours) Average number of hours per week that each seat (station) in a lab is occupied. SCHEV Standard is 18.  18.4  19.9  19.8
3. Administrative Effectiveness 136/ Accuracy of enrollment projections SCHEV has requirements for the accuracy of enrollment projections. This measures how well the Office of Institutional Research projects enrollments from year to year.  Projected /Actual: Fall On-Campus Headcount: 18,250/18,232 Fall On-Campus Out-Of-State: 5,206/5,339 Fall On-Campus Undergraduates DS: 16,892/16,896 Fall On-Campus Graduate Students DS: 1,150/1,161 Annual FTES On and Off-Campus: 18,655/18,624 (estimate)  Projected /Actual: Fall On-Campus Headcount: 18,410/18,671 Fall On-Campus Out-Of-State: 4,992/4,963 Fall On-Campus Undergraduates DS: 17,065/17,239 Fall On-Campus Graduate Students DS: 1,170/1,202 Annual FTES On and Off-Campus: 18,881/19,032  Projected /Actual: Fall On-Campus Headcount: 18,867/18,996 Fall On-Campus Out-Of-State: 4,866/4,825 Fall On-Campus Undergraduates DS: 17,384/17,475 Fall On-Campus Graduate Students DS: 1,254/1,320 Annual FTES On and Off-Campus: 19,258/19,322 (estimated)
3. Administrative Demographics 134/ Annual full-time equivalent students Sum of credit hours taken by undergraduate students divided by 30 + sum of credit hours taken by graduate students divided by 24.  18,225  18,595  19,033
3. Administrative Demographics 081/ Associate in Arts and Sciences transfers (percent of total VCCS transfers) Percentage of transfers from Virginia's community colleges who have the Associate in Arts and Sciences degree.  55.6%  49.8%  52.3%
3. Administrative Financial Aid 181/ Average debt of graduates upon graduation Average per-borrower cumulative undergraduate indebtedness of the prior year graduating class who borrowed.  $18,183  $20,417  $22,128
3. Administrative Resources 160/ Average faculty salary (distance from 60th percentile of peer institutions) JMU has a national peer group for salary comparisons. The stated objective of the General Assembly is to fund faculty salaries in Virginia at the 60th percentile of its peer institutions. This is a measure of the gap between JMU's average salary and the 6  $77,027 (-$12,549)  $78,518 (-$14,654)  $79,667 (-$15,045)
3. Administrative Financial Aid 178/ Average institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant award to full-time undergraduates Average institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant award to full-time undergraduates.  $3,056  $3,120  $2,728
3. Administrative Financial Aid 120/ Average need-based grant Average dollars of need-based grants per full-time undergraduate students who were determined to have need.  $7,055  $6,680  $6,910
3. Administrative Financial Aid 179/ Average need-based loan award Average need-based loan (excluding PLUS loans, unsubsidized loans, and private alternative loans).  $4,189  $4,224  $4,352
3. Administrative Demographics 159/ Average number of years of employment at JMU for instructional faculty Average number of years a full-time instructional faculty member has been employed by JMU.  10.6  10.4  10.6
3. Administrative Financial Aid 180/ Average percent of need met by awards to need-based students Average percent of need met for students awarded any need-based aid.  51%  48%  47%
3. Administrative Financial Aid 056/ Average undergraduate state grant or scholarship Average State financial aid in the form of grants and scholarships, current and FY90 dollars, tuition & fees, Pcnt tuition covered.  Actual: $4,769 Constant: $2,905 (FY 90 dollars) Tuition & Fees: $6,964 Pct. Tuition covered: 68.5%  Actual: $4,650 Constant: $2,778 (FY 90 dollars) Tuition & Fees: $7,244 Pct. Tuition covered: 64.2%  Actual: $5,176 Constant: $3,008 (FY 90 dollars) Tuition & Fees: $7,860 Pct. Tuition covered: 65.9%
3. Administrative Resources 028/ Capital outlay appropriations (biennium appropriation) Capital outlay appropriations that JMU has received from the State.  $67,951,000. Includes $65,126,000 in general obligation bonds.  $12,251,410  
3. Administrative Effectiveness 190/ Debt service to expenditure Debt service divided by total expenses, a.k.a, Debt Burden Ratio  3.93%  4.25%  7.07%%
3. Administrative Demographics 044/ Degrees awarded graduate The total number of graduate degrees awarded during the academic year.  704  678  731
3. Administrative Demographics 043/ Degrees awarded undergraduate Total number of undergraduate degrees awarded during the academic year.  3,630  3,733  3,877
3. Administrative Resources 166/ Distribution of JMU total operating revenues: percent from General Fund Percentage of all JMU revenues that comes from the General Fund.  General Fund: 19% E&G Tuition & Fees: 38% Auxiliary Comprehensive: 16% Room & Board: 17% Other: 9%  General Fund: 18% E&G Tuition & Fees: 40% Auxiliary Comprehensive: 16% Room & Board: 16% Other: 10%  General Fund: 16% E&G Tuition & Fees: 42% Auxiliary Comprehensive: 17% Room & Board: 17% Other: 18%
3. Administrative Resources 024/ E&G appropriations per fte student (general fund and non-general fund) E&G appropriations per FTE Student (General Fund and Non-General Fund). General Fund represents dollars JMU is given by the State. Non-General Fund represents dollars JMU is allowed to raise from tuition and E&G fees.  $11,277 $6,824 (FY90)  $11,565 $6,908 (FY90)  $11,596 $6,386 (FY90)
3. Administrative Efficiency 147/ Educational & general expenses estimate per fte student This is the estimate of Educational & General funds expensed per FTE student on an annual basis (using GASB 34/35).  $12,869  $13,368  $13,170
3. Administrative Student Success 188/ Employed or enrolled undergraduate degree recipients within two years of graduation Percentage of graduates employed or in graduate school, employed full-time, employed full-time or part-time, or attending graduate school*. *Includes some alumni who are also employed.  FT employed: 71% FT or PT employed: 83% Grad school*: 49% *Includes some alumni who are also employed.  FT employed: 70% FT or PT employed: 83% Grad school*: 44% *Includes some alumni who are also employed.  FT employed: 62% FT or PT employed: 75% Grad school*: 40% *Includes some alumni who are also employed.
3. Administrative Resources 083/ Endowment-fair market value Dollar market value of endowment. True FMV plus quasi equal total FMV. Increase due to news gifts and annual return on investment.  $39,648,571  $48,514,547  $57,737,585
3. Administrative Demographics 154/ Fall headcount, transfers Number of new fall transfers.  683  660  733
3. Administrative Demographics 031/ Fall on-campus headcount Fall semester headcount of students attending classes on the JMU campus.  18,232  18,671  18,996
3. Administrative Demographics 039/ First-time applications for undergraduate admission Number of completed applications for undergraduate admissions from first-time freshmen.  20,963  22,221  22,349
3. Administrative Quality 153/ Freshmen ranked in top 10 percent of high school class (percent, self-reported) Percentage of incoming freshmen students who reported on the annual Freshmen Survey that they were ranked in the top 10 percent of their graduating high school class.  28%  28%  28%
3. Administrative Quality 049/ Full-time faculty holding terminal degree in their field Percentage of full-time faculty who have earned the terminal degree in their discipline.  78.3%  78.0%  78.8%
3. Administrative Resources 097/ General fund appropriations per in-state FTE student in 1999-00 dollars Total General Fund divided by the total FTE students from Virginia.  $3,851 (in 1999-00 dollars)  $3,648 (in 1999-00 dollars)  $3,348 (in 1999-00 dollars)
3. Administrative Student Persistence 020/ Graduation rate (five years) Percentage of first-time, ft freshmen who graduated from JMU within five years.  80.3%  79.3%  77.9%
3. Administrative Student Persistence 021/ Graduation rate (four years) Percentage of first-time, full-time freshmen who graduated from JMU within four years.  64.0%  62.4%  64.5%
3. Administrative Efficiency 149/ Institutional support as a percentage of estimated E&G expenses Percentage of funds expensed in non-academic administrative functions (using GASB 34/35).  11.7%    12.4%
3. Administrative Efficiency 151/ Instructional and academic support as a percent of estimated E&G expenses Sum of IPEDS Finance Instruction and Academic Support, divided by estimate of total E&G minus Total Scholarships & Fellowships, Pubic Service and Research (using GASB 34/35).  69.4%    80.4% Note change from previous years. Operations & Maintenance of Plant and Depreciation now spread across other expenses increasing this statistic.
3. Administrative Resources 165/ JMU general fund appropriation as a percentage of total E&G appropriation Total General Fund appropriation divided by total appropriation (total appropriation includes tuition JMU is allowed to raise).  31%    28%
3. Administrative Quality 037/ Mean SAT score for new first-time freshmen by total, residence (in-state, out-of-state) and gender (male, female) Combined SAT scores (verbal and math) of all first-time freshmen. Writing not included.  1,145 - Total 1,157 - In-State 1,121 - Out-State 1,174 - Male 1,128 - Female  1,146 - Total 1,152 - In-State 1,1132 - Out-State 1,171 - Male 1,131 - Female  1,147 - Total 1,151 - In-State 1,137 - Out-State 1,179 - Male 1,127 - Female
3. Administrative Demographics 042/ New freshmen, fall Total new first-time freshmen enrolled in the fall semester.  3,952  4,001  4,029
3. Administrative Demographics 193/ Number and percent of degree seeking undergraduates who are African-American multi-race format Number (numerator) and percentage of degree seeking undergraduate students who are African-American. Denominator excludes "Unreported" race.    665 4.1%  674 4.1%
3. Administrative Demographics 079/ Number and percentage of in-state students enrolled during fall term. Number and percent of in-state students enrolled during fall semester on-campus.  12,893 70.7%  13,337 71.4%  13,786 72.6%
3. Administrative Demographics 046/ Number of foreign students (nonresident aliens) enrolled Number of residents of other countries who enrolled during the fall semester on and off-campus. Immigrants (resident aliens) not included.  264  290  302
3. Administrative Demographics 038/ Out-of-state students Number and percentage of on-campus students whose domicile is outside of the Commonwealth.  5,339 29.3%  5,334 28.6%  5,210 27.4%
3. Administrative Quality 133/ Percent of total fall credit hours taught by full-time faculty Percentage of fall credit hours where the primary intructors are full-time instructional faculty. Unknown instructors and MSCI not included.  78.3%  77.9%  77.9%
3. Administrative Quality 041/ Percentage accepted freshmen who enrolled (yield rate) Percentage of accepted students who enrolled as first-time freshmen (yield rate).  30.7%  30.1%  29.4%
3. Administrative Satisfaction 088/ Percentage of alumni who would recommend JMU. Percentage of alumni who would recommend JMU.  98%  98%  99%
3. Administrative Quality 040/ Percentage of applications for first-time freshman class accepted (acceptance rate) Percentage of applications for first-time enrollment that were accepted (acceptance rate).  61.4%  59.9%  61.3%
3. Administrative Demographics 110/ Percentage of female undergraduate students Percentage of all degree seeking undergraduates who are female. On-campus.  59.7%  59.5%  59.4%
3. Administrative Demographics 050/ Percentage of full-time faculty who are female Percentage of JMU's full-time instructional faculty who are female.  45.5%  45.3%  45.8%
3. Administrative Quality 048/ Percentage of full-time faculty who are tenured Percentage of full-time instructional faculty who are tenured.  50.3%  51.1%  52.1%
3. Administrative Demographics 158/ Percentage of full-time instructional faculty employed at JMU five years or less Percentage of faculty who have been recently employed by JMU.  36%  34%  35%
3. Administrative Demographics 163/ Percentage of full-time instructional faculty who are ethnic minorities or nonresident aliens Percentage of full-time instructional faculty who are non-white by federal definitions.  11.1%  11.3%  11.8%
3. Administrative Financial Aid 177/ Percentage of full-time undergraduates who had need and were awarded financial aid. Percentage of full-time undergraduates who had need and were awarded financial aid.  33.5%  36.8%  37.7%
3. Administrative Demographics 109/ Percentage of male undergraduate students Percentage of all degree seeking undergraduates who are male. On-campus only.  40.3%  40.5%  40.6%
3. Administrative Demographics 168/ Percentage of males in the freshman class Percentage of males in the freshman class.  37.0%  37.9%  38.6%
3. Administrative Efficiency 009/ Percentage of management standards met Percentage of the six state management standards met by JMU.  100%  100%  100%
3. Administrative Quality 161/ Percentage of new instructional faculty with the terminal degree Percentage of new full-time instructional faculty holding the terminal degree.  52%  48%  80%
3. Administrative Demographics 192/ Percentage of students who are ethnic minorities (excludes nonresident aliens) multi-race format African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native student and Multi-race proportion of total JMU students. "Unreported" race not included in denominator. Nonresident aliens not included in numerator.    13.6% - All 0.2% - Amer Indian 4.5% - Asian 4.2% - Black 3.3% - Hispanic 0.4% - Hawaiian 1.0% - Multi-race  14.4% - All 0.2% - Amer Indian 4.8% - Asian 4.0% - Black 3.6% - Hispanic 0.4% - Hawaiian 1.7% - Multi-race
3. Administrative Financial Aid 057/ Percentage of undergraduates eligible for need-based aid who received aid Measure of the percentage of undergraduates who were eligible for need-based financial aid who received some form of aid.  84.0%  84.6%  82.8%
3. Administrative Quality 101/ SAT 25th-75th percentile SAT ranges for enrolled students at the 25th and 75th percentiles for Verbal/Critical Reading and Math combined. Writing not included.  1,070 - 1,220  1,070 - 1,220  1,060 - 1,220
3. Administrative Financial Aid 167/ State aid appropriation (in $ thousands) Total dollars from the State for need-based financial aid.  $8,805  $9,101  $10,010
3. Administrative Resources 148/ State appropriations, grants, and contracts as a percent of total current revenues State Appropriations, and State Operating Grants and Contracts as a Percent of Total Current Revenues (using GASB 34/35).  21.3%  18.7%  18.1%
3. Administrative Financial Aid 054/ Student default rate: federal stafford loans Measure of the student default rates for JMU's students on federal Stafford Loans.  1.1%  1.6%  1.5%
3. Administrative Satisfaction 170/ Student satisfaction with attitude of faculty toward students Percentage of students that express that they are "Very Satisfied" or "Satisfied" with the faculty's attitude toward students.  90%  96%  96%
3. Administrative Satisfaction 174/ Student satisfaction with availability of courses they want at the time course can be taken Percentage of students that express that they are "Very Satisfied" or "Satisfied" with course availability.  51%  48%  51%
3. Administrative Satisfaction 173/ Student satisfaction with class size relative to type of course Percentage of students that express that they are "Very Satisfied" or "Satisfied" with class size relative to type of course.  93%  91%  95%
3. Administrative Satisfaction 171/ Student satisfaction with classroom/laboratory facilities Percentage of students that express that they are "Very Satisfied" or "Satisfied" with classroom and laboratory facilities.  97%  94%  93%
3. Administrative Satisfaction 172/ Student satisfaction with course content in major field Percentage of students that express that they are "Very Satisfied" or "Satisfied" with course content in their major field.  91%  92%  88%
3. Administrative Satisfaction 087/ Student satisfaction with JMU in general Percentage of students satisfied/very satisfied with JMU in general.  96%  97%  96%
3. Administrative Satisfaction 169/ Student satisfaction with the university's concern for them as an individual Percentage of students that express that they are "Very Satisfied" or "Satisfied" with the university's concern for them.  92%  88%  90%
3. Administrative Effectiveness 007/ Students pursuing further study Percentage of recent graduates who are pursuing further study in graduate school  29%  32%  30%
3. Administrative Efficiency 022/ Student-to-faculty ratio Number of FTE students divided by the number of FTE faculty in the fall semester.  16.0  16.1  
3. Administrative Resources 082/ Total contributions, JMU foundation Contribution portion of revenue to the JMU Foundation.  $6,903,256  $7,105,598  $8,977,770
3. Administrative Financial Aid 176/ Total need-based dollars awarded to undergraduates Award totals for: 1) Undergraduate Need-based Scholarships and Grants. 2) Need-based “Self-Help” broken out by Student loans (not parent loans), Federal Work-Study, State work-study.  Need-based scholarships and grants=$20,504,844. Student loans=$18,450,650. Federal Work Study=$421,840.  Need-based scholarships and grants=$24,219,012 Student loans=$21,224,780 Federal Work Study=$436,250.  Need-based scholarships and grants=$27,605,530 Student loans=$22,160,839 Federal Work Study=$446,600.
3. Administrative Costs 029/ Tuition, fees, room and board: in-state undergraduate Annual tuition and required fees for in-state undergraduate students.  Tuition & Fees: $7,244 Room & Board: $7,690 Total: $14,934  Tuition & Fees: $7,860 Room & Board: $8,020 Total: $15,880  Tuition & Fees: $8,448 Room & Board: $8,340 Total: $16,788
3. Administrative Costs 030/ Tuition, fees, room and board: out-of-state undergraduate Annual tuition and required fees for out-of-state undergraduate students.  Tuition & Fees: $19,376 Room & Board: $7,690 Total: $27,066  Tuition & Fees: $20,624 Room & Board: $8,020 Total: $28,644  Tuition & Fees: $21,738 Room & Board: $8,340 Total: $30,078
3. Administrative Financial Aid 175/ Undergraduate scholarship and grant award totals: need and non-need-based Award totals for Undergraduate Need-based and Non-need-based Scholarships and Grants. (From Federal, State, Institutional and External Awards)  Need-based=$20,504,844 Non-need-based=$2,387,689  Need-based=$24,219,012 Non-need-based=$3,018,254  Need-based=$27,605,530 Non-need-based=$4,493,432
3. Administrative Resources 164/ Virginia appropriations of state tax funds for higher education per $1,000 of personal income Total State tax funds appropriations for all higher education and State personal income. The ratio is developed from these two sources.  $5.93  $4.59  $4.86