Goal 1

Goal 1: Provide student-centered, high-quality curricular, co-curricular, and integrated living-learning undergraduate experiences focused on serving the Northland, Minnesota, the Midwest, and connecting to the world. (MPACT Commitment 1: Student Success)

  • 1.1. Establish comprehensive enrollment management strategy. (MPact 1.1)
  • 1.2. Improve retention and graduation rates while closing gaps. (MPact1.1)
    • Increase 4-year graduation rate by 2025 (MPact)
    • Increase 6-year graduation rate by 2025 (MPact)
    • Reduce gap between 4-year and 6-year graduation rates of Pell-eligible and non-Pell eligible students by 50% by 2025 (MPact)
    • Increase freshman to sophomore retention rate by 2025 (MPact)
  • 1.3. Expand scholarship opportunities. (MPact 1.1)
    • Increase undergraduate institutional gift aid by 10% by 2025 (MPact)
  • 1.4. Establish a holistic approach to student wellness. (MPact 1.2) 
    • Improve students' self-reported wellness indicators (MPact) 
  • 1.5. Develop and implement a campus plan to increase international educational experiences. (UMD)
    • Completed plan (UMD)
    • Increase international degree-seeking enrollment (UMD)
  • 1.6. Develop additional living-learning communities between academic colleges and residential life. (UMD)
    • # of communities (UMD)
    • # of students in the communities (UMD)
  • 1.7. Establish and implement a campus-wide experiential learning plan based on high-impact practices. (UMD)
    • Completed plan (UMD)
    • Increase participation in HIP's for first-year and senior students (UMD)

​​​​​​​Baseline data and targets will be published during summer 2022.