Quick Facts

Quick Facts

Student Headcount

Year (Fall) Total Headcount
2010 35
2011 54
2012 81
2013 80
2014 174

* Accreditation was awarded in 2013


Program Headcount

Master's Program
Year (Fall) MSISM MSISE
2007 5 17
2008 5 22
2009 3 23
2010 4 30
2011 11 42
2012 16 64
2013 20 60
2014 28 93

Graduate Certificate Programs

Year (Fall) Cybersecurity Engineering Core Incident Response Penetration Testing & Ethical Hacking Cyber Defense Operations
2014 8 12 20 -

* STI began offering graduate certificate programs in 2014
* The graduate certificate in Cyber Defense Operations was approved in 2015


Completion Rates by Admission Cohort-Years, 2007-2011
  2007 Cohort 2008 Cohort 2009 Cohort 2010 Cohort 2011 Cohort
Men 9 8 10 11 22
Women 0 0 0 3 4
Total 9 8 10 14 26
3 Year Completion 3
(33%)
2
(25%)
0 1
(7%)
2*
(7%)
5 Year Completion 5
(55%)
4
(50%)
5
(50%)
3
(21%)
Data available
2017
Total Cohort Graduates to Date 6 5 5 3 5
Admission Cohort-Year Completion Rates (All Graduates) 67%+ 62% 50% 21% 19%**

* 3 students graduated in 2015 at the 4 year completion mark
+ One student required more than 5 years to complete.
** as of 2015

Total Degrees Awarded
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Degrees Awarded
(N = 36)
6 7 0 5 5 6 7
Program of Study*              
MSISE 5 6   5 5 5 7
MSISM 1 1       1  

Retention/ Attrition

Attrition Rates by Admission Cohort-Year
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Total Admitted              
Men 9 8 10 11 22 27 19
Women       3 4 5 2
Total 9 8 10 14 26 32 21
Attrition Count and Percent of Cohort 3
(33%)
3
(38%)
5
(50%)
7
(50%)
9
(34%)
12
(38%)
6
(29%)
Attrition by Action 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Withdrawals              
Total Withdrawal (Percent of Cohort Attritions) 3
(100%)
2
(67%)
4
(80%)
4
(57%)
4
(44%)
7
(58%)
5
(83%)
Dismissals              
Total Dismissed (Percent of Cohort Attritions)   1
(33%)
1
(20%)
3
(43%)
5
(56%)
5
(42%)
1
(17%)