Educ. Code Section 61.0902
Publication of Performance Data of General Academic Teaching Institutions
(a)The board shall administer a program to publish performance data provided to the board by general academic teaching institutions under this section.
(b)Not later than the next November 1 following the completion of an academic year, each general academic teaching institution shall provide to the board one or more reports containing data related to:
(1)the qualifications of the entering freshman class for the academic year covered by the report, including:
(A)the average Texas Academic Skills Program Test scores of the class;
(B)the average scores of the class on each generally recognized test or assessment used in college and university undergraduate admissions, including the Scholastic Assessment Test and the American College Test;
(C)the range of scores of the class from the 25th to the 75th percentile on each generally recognized test or assessment used in college and university undergraduate admissions, including the Scholastic Assessment Test and the American College Test;
(D)the overall grade point average of the class for the academic year covered by the report;
(E)the number of students in the class who graduated in the top 10 percent of the student’s high school graduating class; and
(F)enrollment percentages by ethnicity; and
(2)student performance and institution efficiency, including:
(A)the retention rate of full-time students after the completion of one academic year at the institution;
(B)the percentage of full-time degree-seeking undergraduate students who earn a baccalaureate degree before the sixth anniversary of the date of the student’s first enrollment at the institution;
(C)the percentage of lower-division semester credit hours taught by tenured or tenure-track faculty;
(D)the percentage of undergraduate classes with fewer than 20 students;
(E)the percentage of undergraduate classes with more than 50 students;
(F)the student-to-faculty ratio for undergraduate students;
(G)the percentage of students receiving financial aid;
(H)the average cost of tuition and fees for an undergraduate student enrolled for 12 semester credit hours;
(I)the average cost of on-campus room and board for an academic year, excluding summer sessions;
(J)the number of disciplines in which master’s degrees are offered;
(K)the number of disciplines in which doctoral degrees are offered;
(L)a description of any departments, schools, or certificate or degree programs of the institution that have a statewide or national reputation for excellence; and
(M)statistics regarding job placement rates for students awarded certificates or degrees by the institution.
(c)Each year the board shall publish and post in a grid format on the board’s Internet site the names of the general academic teaching institutions, the performance data required by Subsection (b) for the most recent academic year for which the data is available, and any other information considered appropriate by the board. The board shall use the classification system developed by the Carnegie Foundation in publishing and posting the data and other information.
(d)Each general academic teaching institution shall provide a link on the institution’s Internet home page to the board’s Internet site described by Subsection (c).
(e)A general academic teaching institution is not required to report to the board the data required by Subsection (b) if the data is available to the board from another source.
Section 61.0902 — Publication of Performance Data of General Academic Teaching Institutions,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/ED/htm/ED.61.htm#61.0902 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).