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Retention rate is represented as the percentage of degree-seeking undergraduates from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the next fall.
The number of those degree seeking students who completed their degree in 4 years (100%) or 6 years (150%) as a percentage of those who entered the institution in a particular year (cohort). Overall for the College:
Out of all students who graduated during a specific period of time (July 1st – June 30th) how many completed the degree on time (in 4 years).
USV evaluates students’ learning and level of achievements of institutional (ILOs) and Program (PLOs) Learning Outcomes on an ongoing basis. Every Program does assessment during 4 consecutive years followed by a year of Program Review. Please follow the link below to see the results of USV ILOs and PLOs assessment.
Institutional and Program Learning Outcomes Assessment Results by Year
Apple, Cisco, Intel Corporation, Electronics Arts, Lockheed Martin, Crystal Dynamics, DreamWorks Animation, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, Sonoma Wire Works, Fantasy Studios, Cryptic Studios, Grimm Bros, Viscira, Mixamo, 2K Games, Industrial Light, Apex Systems, Artella, Creativity Inc., Dolby Laboratories, Dreamland Entertainment, PRO Unlimited, PSAV Presentation Solutions, Square Panda, Youspace, Pandora
University of Silicon Valley graduates below were part of the teams who created the following award-winning films:
Cogswell College graduates below were part of the teams who created the following award-winning films: