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How likely is it that a student will graduate in six years?

Early predictions give us more time to help!

The Data Science Team recently released its set of predictions for the 6-year graduation probabilities of the 2020 Freshman cohort. Below is a snapshot of the current cohort's predictions, in...

Posted: March 16, 2022, 9:20 AM

Assessing our use of data & promoting the student experience

What we've been up to in a five minute read!

The Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Student Success Technologies Group is part of the Provost;s Office and the Division of Information Technology.  Our component parts include the Business...

Posted: March 3, 2022, 8:03 AM

HelioCampus Update #3: First-Year Retention Predictions

Our first playbook is hot off the press!

First-year retention is UMBC’s single biggest point of loss during the lifetime of a freshman cohort and a key focus area of the university’s student success efforts. To support this work the Data...

Posted: February 15, 2022, 9:50 AM

5 reasons you should open your Blackboard course early

Benefits help students and instructors

At UMBC, courses are created in Blackboard about four weeks before a new semester begins, providing time for faculty to transition instructional materials and assessments into a new site for...

Posted: January 20, 2022, 11:01 AM

Using Analytics to Improve Student Success

Nudging math students to tutoring

Mathematics is a powerful tool.  We use applications from math all day, every day, like when we drive over a bridge or look at our email.   Math is very difficult for many people, and they...

Posted: March 4, 2021, 1:53 PM