Skip navigation
EAB Logo Navigate to the EAB Homepage Navigate to EAB home

The Evolution of Student Success Metrics

How has the way we define & measure student success changed over time?

Lineages of species divide over time and give rise to descendants that resemble their forbearers but are also distinct in unique ways. The evolution of student success best practice has happened in the same way. Today, the definition and quantification of success is very complex—with more change likely to come—leaving many strategists struggling to set a course for their institutions.

As we think about where student success is headed in the next decade, it’s useful to look back at where we’ve been. Explore this infographic to review the evolution of student success metrics and print a copy to make notes about the future of student success at your school.