Outcomes and Results

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Outcomes and Results

Learning Outcomes=Supporting Enhanced Effectiveness in Your Chosen Industry, Organization and Profession

Learning outcomes are devised to direct students to focus on the knowledge and skills that are required to pursue management and leadership positions in their chosen fields.

Below are results from the 2013 Alumni Survey, which had an overall response rate of 27%. Results include respondents' opinions about their experiences and abilities and are not direct measures of learning.

According to the survey, 84% of respondents were satisfied or very satisfied with their overall experience at University of the Rockies

Survey item: "My University of the Rockies program improved my ability to..."

Explore issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating an opinion – 84%

Communicate effectively in written and oral form – 87%

Identify, assess and manage emotions of oneself and others – 86%

Engage in ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge – 88%

Assessment and Results Overview

The University of the Rockies uses performance management software (Waypoint Outcomes) to analyze and track ongoing student performance scores associated with the student learning goals for each program. The analysis methodology seeks to generate holistic insight on student learning outcomes by comparing results across assessment measures, and by reviewing student performance across time for key knowledge and skills aligned with program specific goals.

Summary Findings: 84% of students scored 4 or above in course-based assignments in 2013-14.

Summary Table: Student Learning Outcome Results by Program (2013-2014)


Skills-based ILO Average*

Knowledge-based ILO Average*

Subject-based CLO Average*

Comprehensive Examination Pass Rate

MA HS 82% - 76% 69%
MA ODL 74% - 88% 76%
MA PSY 81% 72% 89% 65%
PHD ODL 76% - 84% NA
PSYD 76% 89% 85% NA
Average 78% 81% 84% 70%

*Percentage of students scoring 4 or more in course based assignments.


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