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Every four-year college and university in the Commonwealth that offers undergraduate programs has some kind of transfer agreement with Virginia's public two-year colleges. Transfer offers an affordable entry point to higher education with a variety of benefits to the student beyond cost. These benefits include additional academic support for those who may not feel "college-ready" or for those who are several years beyond high school graduation. Another benefit is that every Virginian is within an hour drive of a community college - one does not have to "go away" to go to college.

Transfer, though, is not seamless. In order to improve student success, and recognize when and where success is occurring, two-year colleges that produce transfer students and four-year colleges that receive them, need to be in a partnership to provide feedback to one another. This report is designed to provide that feedback, primarily to the two-year colleges, however, four-year colleges will find these data useful as well.

Each section below provides an overview of a specific aspect of transfer. There are links embedded to guide the user to greater detail.


Numbers of Transfers


The number of transfers annually from a two-year college, is an important base from which to begin analysis. We break those annual totals down into broad categories of race/ethnicity (majority students, students of color) and subdivide those by gender. In this way we develop a sense of the scope overall trends of transfer over eight eight years. Please note that there is always a lag in the most recent year of data available since students starting college in the spring semester are included in these cohorts and annual enrollment files are reported well after the fact.
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Students Transferring into Paul D Camp Community College in the Fall and Spring of the Designated Year


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2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
a. Total Transfers655657634852
b. Men - Total151915151013
c. Women - Total503742483839
d. Majority Students - Total403225282227
e. Majority Students - Men91191149
f. Majority Students - Women312116171818
g. Students of Color - Total252432352625
h. Students of Color - Men686464
i. Students of Color - Women191626312021

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Where did they Transfer?


The next question of interest "Where did they Transfer" is answered below, also with annual counts. This provides important information to the two-year college and the public about the predominant transfer routes taken by students.
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Paul D Camp Community College
All Students
Students Transferring from Paul D Camp Community College
in Fall and Spring of the Designated Year



Color variation represents the low to high variation within each column.

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2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Public Institutions
Christopher Newport University (detail)123020
George Mason University (detail)111100
James Madison University (detail)111100
Longwood University (detail)111013
Norfolk State University (detail)991511106
Old Dominion University (detail)121711181619
Radford University (detail)011002
University of Mary Washington (detail)100100
University of Virginia (detail)001200
University of Virginia's College at Wise (detail)011000
Virginia Commonwealth University (detail)942203
Virginia State University (detail)020124
Virginia Tech (detail)111211
William & Mary (detail)000000
Total Public Four-Year Institutions (detail)364036383138
Private Institutions
Averett University (detail)000001
Bluefield College (detail)001110
Bridgewater College (detail)010000
Ferrum College (detail)000011
Hampton University (detail)000101
Jefferson College of Health Sciences (detail)000000
Liberty University (detail)149141778
Mary Baldwin University (detail)000000
Regent University (detail)556663
Virginia Wesleyan University (detail)010120
Averett University Non-Traditional (detail)000000
Total Private, Nonprofit, Four-Year Institutions (detail)291621251714

Starting cohorts of fewer than 10 are excluded from reporting.
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Status and Accomplishment at Transfer


Not unlike students who are first-time in college, transfer students arrive at four-year institutions with a variety of backgrounds and needs, and a collection of credits that may, or may not, have been well-chosen for ultimate success as transfer student into a bachelors degree. In this next table we observe some of these characteristics.
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All Students
Students Transferring to Paul D Camp Community College in the Fall and Spring of the Designated Year

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Degree Completion2011-122012-132013-142014-152015-162016-17
Summary Totals
New Transfer (All)655657634852
Student Demographics
New Transfers, Age 17 to 19 yrs 4722410
New Transfers, Age 25 yrs and Older352633342423
New Transfers, Age 20 to 24 yrs262322272019
Financial Aid Programs at Entry
New Transfer with Pell383229382532
Student/Family Income at Entry
New Transfer, Family Income $0 - $49,999 313734382934
New Transfer, Family Income $50,000 - $99,99917591297
New Transfer, Family Income $100,000 - $149,999535515
New Transfer, Family Income $150,000 and Greater022311
New Transfer, Family Income Not Reported1297585
Student Effort and Progress
Students earning 06 credits or fewer in First Year13125161
Transfer-specific Characteristics
CC Transfer Students with 15 CC credits or Fewer221712181122
CC Transfer Students with between 16 and 30 CC credits5137485
CC Transfer Students with 31 CC credits or Greater (No AA)156010
AA/AS Awarded Prior to Transfer262424302219
AA/AS Awarded Prior to Transfer, 2 or fewer years prior to Transfer191721241815
AA/AS Awarded Prior to Transfer, 2.01 to 5 years prior to Transfer443442
AA/AS Awarded Prior to Transfer, 5 or more years prior to Transfer330202
AAS Awarded Prior to Transfer (Occ/Technical)114131066

Starting cohorts of fewer than 10 are excluded from reporting.
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First Year Retention of Transfer Students


Using the same characteristics provided in the previous table, we now look at how these students fair in terms of retention into the second year of enrollment. Since the cohorts below include students transferring into the four-year institution in both the fall term and the spring term, we count a student being retained as a fall transfer enrolling in the subsequent fall, and a spring transfer enrolling in the subsequent spring. While this may miss some students who demonstrate a more intermittent style of enrollment, those students will ultimately be counted in the completion rates - assuming, of course, they complete a degree.
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Students Transferring to Paul D Camp Community College in Fall and Spring of the Designated Year, Retention into Second Year

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Subcohort2010-112011-122012-132013-142014-152015-16
Summary Totals
New Transfer (All)(detail)75%57%66%75%73%65%
Student Demographics
New Transfers, Age 17 to 19 yrs (detail)
New Transfers, Age 25 yrs and Older(detail)76%43%65%76%65%37%
New Transfers, Age 20 to 24 yrs(detail)73%73%74%73%81%90%
Financial Aid Programs at Entry
New Transfer, Full-time with CTG or CTG Plus (Transfer Grant)(detail)
New Transfer with Pell(detail)76%53%72%72%79%56%
Student Effort and Progress
Students earning 06 credits or fewer in First Year(detail)38%33%
Transfer-specific Characteristics
New Transfer with CTG or CTG PLUS (2010-11 forward)(detail)
CC Transfer Students with 15 CC credits or Fewer(detail)70%45%71%75%50%73%
CC Transfer Students with between 16 and 30 CC credits(detail)54%
CC Transfer Students with 31 CC credits or Greater (No AA)(detail)
AA/AS Awarded Prior to Transfer(detail)95%65%67%79%83%64%
AA/AS Awarded Prior to Transfer, 2 or fewer years prior to Transfer(detail)100%63%76%81%83%72%
AA/AS Awarded Prior to Transfer, 2.01 to 5 years prior to Transfer(detail)
AA/AS Awarded Prior to Transfer, 5 or more years prior to Transfer(detail)
AAS Awarded Prior to Transfer (Occ/Technical)(detail)73%64%85%70%

Starting cohorts of fewer than 10 are excluded from reporting.
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How Many Completed a Four-year Degree?


As a starting point, we look at the percentage of students in each cohort/subcohort that complete a four-year degree within four-years of transfer. Four years is chosen to provide a parallel equivalent to the six-year graduation rate used for bachelors degree-seeking students. In the available detail tables, we track student success out to 10 years post-entry.
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Paul D Camp Community College
All Students
Four-year Completion Rates of Students Transferring to Paul D Camp Community College in Fall and Spring of the Designated Years
All Students

Color variation represents the low to high variation within each column.

Outcomes of cohorts with fewer than 10 students are excluded from display (blank cells).

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Four-year Completion Rates
Degree Completion2010-112011-122012-132013-142014-15
Summary Totals
New Transfer (All) (detail)62%38%29%51%51%
Student Demographics
New Transfers, Age 17 to 19 yrs (detail)
New Transfers, Age 25 yrs and Older (detail)72%34%23%48%35%
New Transfers, Age 20 to 24 yrs (detail)53%46%35%50%70%
Financial Aid Programs at Entry
New Transfer, Full-time with CTG or CTG Plus (Transfer Grant) (detail)
New Transfer with Pell (detail)64%37%22%38%50%
Student Effort and Progress
Students earning 06 credits or fewer in First Year (detail)8%17%
Transfer-specific Characteristics
New Transfer with CTG or CTG PLUS (2010-11 forward) (detail)
CC Transfer Students with 15 CC credits or Fewer (detail)35%27%35%17%17%
CC Transfer Students with between 16 and 30 CC credits (detail)31%
CC Transfer Students with 31 CC credits or Greater (No AA) (detail)
AA/AS Awarded Prior to Transfer (detail)73%46%29%62%60%
AA/AS Awarded Prior to Transfer, 2 or fewer years prior to Transfer (detail)75%47%35%67%62%
AA/AS Awarded Prior to Transfer, 2.01 to 5 years prior to Transfer (detail)
AA/AS Awarded Prior to Transfer, 5 or more years prior to Transfer (detail)
AAS Awarded Prior to Transfer (Occ/Technical) (detail)91%45%69%80%


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