Evidence of Student Learning

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) collects various types of data from Texas public universities and community, state and technical colleges as a resource for the Texas Legislative Budget Board (LBB). The LBB uses performance measures to develop budget and policy recommendations for legislative appropriations.

Below are several measures which are evidences of student learning.

LBB Performance Measures for Degree Program Assessment
Measure FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011
School of Allied Health
Percent of allied health graduates passing the certification/licensure examination of the first attempt 91% 79% 88% 84% 88% 87% 94% 88% 90% 96%
School of Medicine
Percent of medical school students passing part 1 or part 2 of the national licensing exam on the first attempt 90% 93% 95% 97% 99% 98% 98% 97% 97% 98%
School of Nursing
Percent of BSN graduates passing the national licensing exam on the first attempt in Texas 87% 89% 95% 94% 98% 100% 89% 96% 94% 85%