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HEA: TRIO McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement - 2004

Program Goal: Increase the percentage of low-income, first-generation college students who successfully pursue postsecondary education opportunities.
Objective 8.1 of 1: Increase postsecondary persistence and completion rates of low-income, first-generation individuals in the academic pipeline.
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Graduate school enrollment and persistence: Percentages of McNair participants enrolling and persisting in graduate school.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
McNair: Graduate school enrollment (percent) and persistence (percent)
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
Enrollment Persistence
Enrollment Persistence
35 48
35 75
35 48
40 66
35 48
39 65
35 48
36 75
36 75

Explanation: The 1998-99 annual performance reports provide the baseline data for the McNair program. The McNair performance reports are and will be used to determine if the performance targets are met. Performance targets for 2003 and 2004 have been increased to reflect expected program outcomes.  
Additional Source Information: TRIO Program Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: September 2005
Validated By: No Formal Verification.
The data are self reported.


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