South Texas College (STC) serves over 34,000 students, offering more than 100 degree programs across 5 campuses located in south Texas along the U.S.-Mexico border region, and an online campus. STC’s student population is 95 percent Hispanic and 75 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.
Insights from Illume have enabled the STC Applied Analytics Council to add precision to their ongoing work:
One of the ways STC has used Illume to take action is by identifying their institution-specific GPA tipping point in order to implement a nudge campaign to students at risk of not persisting.
Issue 3 of Community Insights revealed an opportunity to encourage some students to register for one more course in order to increase their likelihood to persist...