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Data Dashboards

The University provides data dashboards to support decision making.  Descriptions and links are contained below.

Student Admissions and Enrollment Dashboards

  • ADMISSIONS: Tracks applications, enrollment, acceptance rate, and yield rate. Displays fall term admissions figures, starting with 2014.  Presented separately for freshman and transfer undergraduate students and graduate students.
  • HEADCOUNT/FTE: Public version of enrollment dashboard that tracks headcount or FTE by semester. Filter option to display individual college or overall University.
  • ENROLLMENT: Tracks student enrollment by various characteristics, including gender, race/ethnicity, department, and academic plan. Separate tabs display summary counts and individual student-level data. Requires login; accessed through GothicNet (email ie@njcu.edu for assistance).
  • DAILY ADMISSIONS AND ENROLLMENT: Information on daily admissions and registration status for undergraduate and graduate students. Requires login; accessed through COGNOS.

Student Progress and Outcomes Dashboards

  • RETENTION/GRADUATION: Displays retention and graduation percentages for undergraduate students.  Filter options for freshman/transfer, college, department, and student attributes.  Internal availability only; accessed through GothicNet (email ie@njcu.edu for assistance).
  • UNDERGRADUATE GRADE DISTRIBUTIONS: Displays grade distributions for undergraduate courses. Separate tabs provide information by subject or individual course. Filter options allow selection for specific semester(s), course subject, instructor type, and course mode.  

  • GRADE DISTRIBUTIONS, DEVELOPMENTAL COURSES: Displays grade distributions for developmental mathematics and English courses.  Longitudinal graphs, beginning with Fall 2015, with filter options for one or more courses.

  • TRANSFER OUT: Displays information on students starting as freshmen and transferring out of NJCU. Separate tabs display: Cumulative GPA distribution at transfer and transfer out/receiving institution.  There are filter options for class-level at transfer, major at transfer, transfer state, and entering cohort, starting with 2012.

  • DEGREES AWARDED: Displays number of degrees, credits at degree, and time to degree for undergraduate and graduate students. Data presented longitudinally from 2011-2012. Filter options include admission type, college, department, gender, and race-ethnicity.

Staffing Dashboards

  • FACULTY CHARACTERISTICS: Displays counts of faculty by gender, race/ethnicity, tenure status, rank, and years of service. Filter option to display individual college or overall University. Tabs present longitudinal information by race/ethnicity, rank, and years of service.
  • STAFF CHARACTERISTICS: Displays counts of staff by gender, union, and years of service. Filter option to display individual division or overall University. Tabs present longitudinal information by race/ethnicity, union, and years of service.

Diversity Dashboards

  • FACULTY & STAFF DIVERSITY:  Displays gender and race/ethnicity distribution for faculty and staff. Includes filter options for year and employee group.  Tabs include diversity information on new hires only.
  • STUDENTS & FACULTY DIVERSITY: Displays gender and race/ethnicity distribution for faculty and students.  Tabs have different filter options, including year and college.

Peer Comparison Dashboards

  • PEER COMPARISONS, NJ INSTITUTIONS:  Presents comparison on key metrics between NJCU and NJ peer institutions: Kean University, Montclair State University, Ramapo College, Rowan University, Rutgers University – Camden, Stockton University, The College of New Jersey, William Paterson University.
  • PEER COMPARISONS, ASPIRATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: Presents comparison on key metrics between NJCU and aspirant institutions:  Buffalo State College, California State – Long Branch, California State – Northridge, CUNY Brooklyn College, CUNY Hunter College, CUNY Queens College, Georgia State University, Kean University, Midwestern State University, San Jose State University, University of Colorado – Colorado Springs, University of Illinois – Springfield, University of Massachusetts – Boston, University of South Florida – St. Petersburg, University of Texas at Tyler.