SVCC HLC Self-Study Document

Sauk Valley Community College
HLC Self-Study Document

September 19-21, 2011

5C.2: Transfer Policies Supportive of Learners

Transfer programs are a major part of Sauk’s Mission; therefore, effective transfer policies and practices are a vital part of college operations. Sauk's transfer rate typically meets or exceeds the state median, as illustrated in Figure 5viii below:

Figure 5viii: Transfer Rates
 FY07FY08FY09FY10FY11
Sauk 37.8% 40.8% 36.3% 39.3% 42.7%
State median 38.9% 36.9% 36.2% 35.5% 35.9%
Source: ICCB

The transfer rate is supported by a variety of college practices:

Figure 5ix: Most Common Institutions to Which Sauk Students Transfer
 200620072008200920105 Year Totals
Northern Illinois 35 41 40 59 57 232
Western Illinois 26 35 30 33 16 140
Ashford 7 33 37 41 20 138
Illinois State 14 11 22 20 18 85
University of Phoenix 5 11 16 18 14 54
Southern Illinois 8 9 8 5 8 38
University of Illinois 4 6 4 3 6 23
Source: Information Services