Goal 2: To enroll and retain motivated undergraduate and graduate students and provide moral, ethical and academic support to develop successful community and professional leaders
The undergraduate enrollment will sustain a vibrant general education curriculum and pre‐professional liberal arts based degree programs.
The annual new undergraduate population will increase to 400 domestic freshmen, 440 domestic transfers, and 100 international students for a total undergraduate enrollment of 2000 FTE.
The median SAT (Math/Verbal) and SAT (Revised) /ACT Composite score of new domestic freshman students will be at the medium top 75% with peer institutions, as reported in IPEDS. This goal is 1170 SAT and 26 ACT.
First year, full-time retention will increase to 73%.
The graduate enrollment will sustain professional graduate programs meeting community needs for professionally prepared employees.
Graduate enrollment will increase to 750 FTE.
The student population will be reflective of the ethnic diversity of Texas.
Wesleyan’s ethnic diversity will be at par with Texas as reported in the Census report.
Undergraduate students will persist to graduation.
The undergraduate six‐year graduation rate will increase to the top quartile of comparable private universities as reported in the IPEDS report.
The undergraduate eight‐year graduation rate will increase to the top quartile of comparable private universities as reported in the IPEDS report.
The undergraduate first‐time, full‐time transfer student two‐year completion rate will increase incrementally by 2% annually.
The undergraduate six‐year graduation rate for Pell eligible students will exceed the national average.
Campus housing will provide the foundation for a vibrant student life.
The population of students in on campus housing will increase to 640.
Students will rate student life higher than the national norms on the NL-SSI.
The co‐curriculum and extra‐curricular activities will enhance academic learning by engaging and supporting the "whole" student.
Students will rate campus engagement indicators higher than the national norms on the NSSE.
Assessment for the learning outcomes will be implemented for each activity and event.