Student Success, Retention & Culture Outcomes
Moving The Needle Student Success Research
Research & Insights
Access the research and data from Moving The Needle to unpack the benefits of Credo's signature service and its positive impact on students & success outcomes.
Moving The Needle On First-Time Full-Time Student Retention
Our latest research report examines the longer-term impact of MTN on clients’ first time, full-time student retention to the second year.
Moving The Needle On Graduation Rates
One of the most important and exciting outcomes of Credo's signature student success and retention service, Moving the Needle (MTN), is the improvement in graduation rates.
Moving The Needle On Tuition Revenue
Across institutions of all sizes, MTN collaborators see retention increases directly affecting their net revenue over five years. Learn more about how MTN increases net tuition revenue.
Pathways To Student Success: Research & Insights
The Pathways To Student Success Survey is administered to students on participating MTN campuses, providing insights about culture, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Find out how students responded & unpack the data with us.
Meeting Student Expectations
Pathways to Student Success data shows that one of the top reasons students leave a college or university is because their expectations weren't being met. Find out how personal experiences with your campus can shape educational outcomes.
Population Differences & Meeting Student Expectations
Each fall, schools involved with Credo’s Moving the Needle participate in a survey of undergraduates that asks them about the culture of the institutions. Find out more.
Building Strong Connections for Student Success
Did you know that 97% of those who have strong connections plan to return for the next year, whereas only 90% of those with weaker connections intend to come back? Get the full connections report here.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Culture On Campus
As part of MTN's assessment of campus culture, students are asked about their institution’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) through several questions which are then used to compute a DEI Scale. Find out how students rate their campuses.
Moving The Needle On Student Success, Retention & Culture
Moving the Needle (MTN) is a partnership that engages your campus community in developing and implementing inclusive student success and retention outcomes. MTN ignites a sustainable culture transformation, improves student retention and graduation rates, and increases net revenue. Over five years, 100% of MTN partners experience continued increases in retention and graduation rates.
"Credo helped us think about integrating student success and retention into everything we do; it's not work on top. The Moving the Needle journey with Credo helped us get to where we are today with openness and collaboration."DR. LORI WERTH Provost, University of Pikeville