Institutional Effectiveness & Research

NCCCS Accountability Measures

The mission of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is to improve lives and build community through public higher education and workforce development. This mission is carried out through the delivery of curriculum programs and continuing education training. The North Carolina Community College System has in place a set of performance measures for all 58 colleges that is published and identifies goals for student achievement appropriate for community college students. The baseline is the minimum expected level of performance statewide and is adjusted annually as performance increases.

At Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, our standard is to perform above the state baseline. Our goal is to perform and at or above the college average. Our aspiration is to meet or exceed excellence in all categories.

Rowan-Cabarrus’ performance is available in NCCS State and Federal Reports.

To view Rowan-Cabarrus specifically, visit the NCCCS State Performance Measures Dashboard and select “Rowan-Cabarrus CC” and select Year from the drop down menu.

The NCCCS State Performance Measures for Student Success shows performance levels based on the following data

  1. Basic Skills Student Progress
  2. Student Success Rate in College-level English and Math Courses
  3. First Year Progression
  4. Curriculum Completion
  5. Licensure and Certification Passing Rate Index
  6. College Transfer Performance