Institutional Effectiveness

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness enhances and supports Carl Sandburg College's commitment to Quality Improvement, which is based on the following:

 

Accredited by:

 



 

Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
(800) 621-7440
www.hlcommission.org

 

Institutional Profile

Carl Sandburg College
2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 344-2518
http://www.sandburg.edu/

Chief Executive Officer:  Dr. Seamus Reilly, President

HLC Institution ID: 1074

Current Accreditation Status: Accredited

Candidacy Dates: 3/22/1972 – 3/26/1974
Accreditation Granted 3/27/1974

Commission Participation: Open Pathways Participant

Most recent reaffirmation of accreditation: 2010 – 2011
Next reaffirmation of accreditation: 2020 – 2021
Comprehensive Evaluation: 2020 – 2021

Last Action: 4/18/2011- Reaffirmation of Accreditation

Legal Status: Public

Fiscal Year 2018 Information
Enrollment Headcount

Undergraduate:

  • 883 Full-Time
  • 1,064 Part-Time
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:
  • 584 students

Degree Programs

Associate Degrees:

  • 20 Programs Offered
  • 337 Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificate Programs

Certificates:

  • 36 Certificates Offered
  • 143 Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year

Off-Campus Activities: Click here for definitions....

In-State:

  • Campuses: The Branch Campus, Carthage
  • Additional Locations: The Annex, Galesburg
    Dual Credit Only - Abingdon-Avon High School, Abingdon; Galesburg High School, Galesburg; Hamilton High School, Hamilton; Warsaw High School, Warsaw
  • Course Locations: None

Out-of-State:

  • Campuses: None
  • Additional Locations: None
  • Course Locations: None

Out-of-U.S.:

  • Campuses: None
  • Additional Locations: None
  • Course Locations: None

Accredited Distance Education Degrees and Certificates:
  • Associate - 24.0102 General Studies
  • Associate - 11.0901 Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications (Computer Networking Specialist)
  • Certificate - 11.1002 System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager (CISCO Network Associate)
  • Certificate - 52.1201 Management Information Systems, General (Computer Technician)

 

Institutional Research provides research and evaluation to assist in institutional planning, data-driven decision making, and measurement of performance for Carl Sandburg College. Research staff are responsible for submitting Illinois Community College Board and Integrated Post-secondary Education Data System reports. Additionally, Institutional Research staff assist with providing information for data inquiries across the institution.

 

Carl Sandburg College Strategic Plan 2019 - 2024

 

Highlighted Departmental Key Performance Indicators:
Institutional Statistics
Student to Faculty Ratio

(The information below is from the 2018 IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey.)

  • 15:1
 
Graduation and Transfer-out Rate

(The information below is from the College Navigator and represents the Fall 2015 cohort.)

Full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking students within 150% of normal time of program:

  • 35.00% - Graduation Rate
  • 18.00% - Transfer-out-Rate

 

Graduation Rate Disaggregated by Gender

(The information below is from the College Navigator and represents the Fall 2015 cohort.)

Full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking students within 150% of normal time of program:

  • 38.00% - Female
  • 33.00% - Male

 

Graduation Rate Disaggregated by Ethnicity

(The information below is from the IPEDS Graduation Rates 2017-2018 Survey and represents the 2014 cohort.)

Full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking students within 150% of normal time of program:

  • 0.00% - American Indian or Alaska Native
  • 0.00% - Asian
  • 18.00% - Black or African American
  • 26.00% - Hispanic or Latino
  • 0.00% - Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
  • 22.00% - Two or more races
  • 0.00% - Unknown
  • 36.00% - White

 

Graduation Rate Disaggregated by Pell Recipient Status

(The information below is from the IPEDS Graduation Rates 2017-2018 Survey and represents the 2014 cohort.)

Full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking students within 150% of normal time of program:

  • 22.00% - Received a Pell Grant within their entering year
  • 60.00% - Received a Subsidized Stafford Loan within their entering year but did not receive a Pell Grant
  • 44.00% - Did not receive either a Pell Grant or Direct Subsidized Loan within their entering year

 

Retention Rates

(The information below is from the 2018 IPEDS report which represents the Fall 2016 cohort.)

First-time, degree or certificate-seeking students:

  • 65%- Full-time
  • 32%- Part-time

 

Historical Graduation and Transfer-out Rate

(The information below is from the IPEDS reports for the years 2012 through 2017.)

Graduation rate for full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking students within 150% of normal time of program completion:

  • 15%- 2012
  • 25%- 2013
  • 26%- 2014
  • 23%- 2015
  • 27%- 2016
  • 31%- 2017

Transfer-out rate for full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking students within 150% of normal time of program completion:

  • 35%- 2012
  • 21%- 2013
  • 25%- 2014
  • 25%- 2015
  • 19%- 2016
  • 24%- 2017

 

Historical Retention Rate

(The information below is from the IPEDS reports for the years 2012 through 2018.)

Retention rate for full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking students:

  • 54% - 2012
  • 55% - 2013
  • 51% - 2014
  • 61% - 2015
  • 59% - 2016
  • 59% - 2017
  • 65% - 2018

Retention rate for part-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking students:

  • 26% - 2012
  • 40% - 2013
  • 30% - 2014
  • 35% - 2015
  • 35% - 2016
  • 27% - 2017
  • 32% - 2018

 

Credit-bearing Programs and Certificates Offered for Fiscal Year 2019

(The information below is from the 2019 Higher Learning Commission Institutional Update.)

  • 21 - Programs
  • 36 - Certificates

 

 Opening Fall Enrollment

(The information below is from the 2018 ICCB E1 Report.)

  • 1,861 students

 

 

Full-time Student Body Statistics

The full-time student body is comprised of all individuals who are enrolled in 12 or more credit hours for the Fall 2018 semester.

 

Student Body Diversity: Gender Distribution for Full-time students enrolled Fall 2018

(The information below is from the 2018 ICCB E1 Report.)

  • 60.58%- Female
  • 39.42%- Male

 

Student Body Diversity: Ethnicity Distribution for Full-time students enrolled Fall 2018

(The information below is from the 2018 ICCB E1 Report.)

  • 1.80% - American Indian or Alaska Native
  • 1.56% - Asian
  • 11.42% - Black or African American
  • 6.13% - Hispanic or Latino
  • 0.00% - Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
  • 2.52% - Unknown
  • 76.56% - White

 

Student Body Diversity: Age Distribution for Full-time students enrolled Fall 2018

(The information below is from the 2018 ICCB E1 Report.)

  • 0.36% - 16 and under
  • 68.75% - 17 to 20
  • 13.10% - 21 to 24
  • 9.01% - 25 to 30
  • 6.49% - 31 to 39
  • 2.04 % - 40 to 55
  • 0.24% - 56 and up

 

Student Body Diversity: Pell Grant Recipients Distribution for Full-time students enrolled Fall 2018

(The information below is from the 2019 ICCB A1 Report.)

  • 32.21%- Received Pell
  • 67.79%- Did not receive Pell
 
Comprehensive Student Body Statistics

The comprehensive student body is comprised of all individuals who are enrolled in courses for the Fall 2018 semester.

 

Student Body Diversity: Gender Distribution for all students enrolled Fall 2018

(The information below is from the 2018 ICCB E1 Report.)

  • 64.68% - Female
  • 35.32% - Male

 

Student Body Diversity: Ethnicity Distribution for all students enrolled Fall 2018

(The information below is from the 2018 ICCB E1 Report.)

  • 1.40% - American Indian or Alaska Native
  • 1.13% - Asian
  • 8.66% - Black or African American
  • 5.38% - Hispanic or Latino
  • 0.05% - Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
  • 3.33% - Unknown
  • 80.05% - White

 

Student Body Diversity: Age Distribution for all students enrolled Fall 2018

(The information below is from the 2018 ICCB E1 Report.)

  • 8.12% - 16 and under
  • 55.43% - 17 to 20
  • 12.74% - 21 to 24
  • 9.84% - 25 to 30
  • 7.85% - 31 to 39
  • 5.05% - 40 to 55
  • 0.97% - 56 and up

 

Student Body Diversity: Pell Grant Recipients Distribution for all students enrolled Fall 2018

(The information below is from the 2019 ICCB A1 Report.)

  • 26.29% - Received Pell
  • 73.71% - Did not receive Pell
Professional Development Day

Professional Development Day 2018

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Professional Development Day 2017

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Professional Development Day 2016

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Schedules
Schedules

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Support Team
Support Team

Michelle Johnson
Dean of Institutional Planning
Office: D-206
Phone Number: (309) 341-5258
Email: mljohnson@sandburg.edu

Taylor Finch-Mcvay
Grant Writer and Researcher
Office: D-207
Phone Number: (309) 341-5461
Email: tfinch-mcvay@sandburg.edu

Conner Thompson
Coordinator of Data Assurance/Statistical Research
Office: C-225
Phone Number: (309) 341-5469
Email: cthompson@sandburg.edu

Sara Reed
Institutional Data Manager
Office: C-227
Phone Number: (309) 341-5226
Email: sreed@sandburg.edu

Diane Inman
Data Assurance Specialist
Office: C-227
Phone Number: (309) 341-5247
Email: dinman@sandburg.edu