Student Success

OHCC Student Success Information

Oak Hills uses many tools to assess how well we our accomplishing our mission. These include:

  • Spirit Pulse, developed by Dr. Todd Hall, Biola University, to measure the spiritual development of students. Spirit Pulse
  • ABHE Bible Exam, developed by our accrediting agency, to measure the Biblical knowledge and critical thinking of students.
  • OHCC Student Evaluation Survey, administered to graduating students in Associate and Bachelor degree programs to receive direct feedback from their perspective on a full range of college functions.
  • OHCC Senior Seminar Exegetical and Integration Research Papers and Presentations, evaluated by faculty and student teams, to assess college level and program level learning outcomes.
  • Alumni Surveys, administered periodically, to assess long-term college effectiveness as measured by employment in relation to degrees obtained and life values.
  • Ruffalo Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction – Priorities Survey, administered every two years to all students, to assess the full range of their college experience.  Student Satisfaction Priorities Survey
  • OHCC Course Grades and Internship data.

The following reports provide a snapshot of key information on graduation and retention rates, Bible exam results, institutions that have received Oak Hills students for graduate studies, institutions that send students with transfer credits to Oak Hills. There follows a ‘Dig Deeper’ section for a deeper dive into the data.

Our Assessment Cycle

Group Yearly Every Other Year (Even Numbered)
Freshmen SPIRIT PULSE Student Satisfaction Inventory
Sophomores (2-year graduates only) SPIRIT PULSE (Soph. Assessment)
Student Evaluation Survey (Soph. Assessment)
ABHE Bible Exam
Student Satisfaction Inventory
Juniors SPIRIT PULSE Student Satisfaction Inventory
Seniors SPIRIT PULSE (Senior Seminar)
ABHE Bible Exam (Senior Seminar)
Student Evaluation Survey (Senior Seminar)
Exegetical Paper (Senior Seminar)
Integrative Paper (Senior Seminar)
Student Satisfaction Inventory

Program Evaluations

(BS degrees on even years)
(BA/Bach degrees on odd years)

ABHE Bible Exam
Senior Seminar Integrative Paper
Internship Evaluations
Employer Survey (proficiency)
Retention rate
Graduation rate 
Alumni Survey: Every 5-7 years

ABHE Bible Exam
Senior Seminar Integrative Paper
Internship Evaluations
Employer Survey (proficiency)
Retention rate
Graduation rate 
Alumni Survey: Every 5-7 years

Student Learning Objectives

GROWING IN FAITH AND WORSHIP:

Students are committed to continuous growth in their trust in, love for and worship of God, seeking to live lives pleasing to Him.

UNDERSTANDING THE BIBLE:

Students will know the Bible and handle it rightly, interpreting it properly for personal and cultural application.

UNDERSTANDING OUR WORLD:

Students will have a knowledge of human thought, history and culture adequate to understand and critique worldviews, to communicate effectively a Christian worldview to others, and to interact meaningfully with their own and other cultures.

INTEGRATING FAITH AND LEARNING:

Students will have a biblical worldview, integrating their understanding of Christianity and the world, providing the foundation for a lifetime of continued learning and growth in all areas of life.

SERVING OTHERS:

Students will have and practice a servant theology of life and will have skills appropriate for effectively serving God through serving others in the home, workplace, church and world.

2013 Graduation Rates

Percentage of entering students who graduated within six years (Bachelor) or 3 years (associate).

Bachelor

Associate

Certificate

2014 Graduation Rates

Percentage of entering students who graduated within six years (Bachelor) or 3 years (associate).

Bachelor

Associate

2015 Graduation Rates

Percentage of entering students who graduated within six years (Bachelor) or 3 years (associate).

Bachelor

Associate

Certificate

2015-2021 retention rates (on Campus students)

Percentage of students (by major) who came in the fall and returned the following fall

Addictions Counseling

Biblical Studies

Business

Camp Ministry

Intercultural Studies

Pastoral

Psychology

Sports Management

Youth Ministry

AA General

AA Biblical Studies

AA All Others

Bible Certificate

2015-2021 retention rates (online students)

Percentage of students (by major) who came in the fall and returned the following fall

Leadership and Ministry

Business Administration

Associate of Biblical Studies and Ministry

Associate of Science in Business Administration

2020 ABHE Bible Exam results

spring stats

avg scores
Sophomore: 67% (84/125)
Junior: 73% (91/125)
Senior: 67% (84-125)
Total Submissions
15

2020 ABHE Bible Exam (PERFORMANCE BY BIBLICAL TEACHING)

2020 ABHE Bible Exam (PERFORMANCE BY CATEGORY)

 

 

Transfer from OHCC to Graduate schools

OHCC alumni have been accepted to the following schools for graduate studies:

Asbury Theological Seminary
Azusa Pacific University
Bemidji State University
Bethel University Seminary (St. Paul)
Betty Ford Hazelton Graduate School of Addiction Studies
Crown College
Denver Seminary
Duke University
Free Lutheran Seminary
Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary
Grace Theological Seminary (Indiana)
Mars Hill Graduate School
Moody Theological Seminary
North Park University
Northwestern (St. Paul)
Regent Graduate School (Vancouver)
Southern Baptist Seminary
St. Cloud State University
Seattle Pacific University
Trinity International University and Seminary (Deerfield, IL)
University of Sioux Falls
Wheaton Graduate School

Transfer to OHCC

Discipleship Training Schools (DTS), GAP schools, and other institutions OHCC have accepted credits from and/or have a transfer agreement with:

Ambassador College (Teens for Christ)
Association Free Lutheran Bible School (AFLBS, Plymouth, MN)
Alaska Bible College (Palmer, AK)
Alaska Bible Institute (Homer, AK)
Alaska Christian College (Soldotna, AK)
Arrowhead Bible College(Fishtail, MT)
Beecher Institute (Clarkston, MI)
Bethany Global University (formerly Bethany College of Missions, Bloomington, MN)
Crown College (St. Bonifacius, MN)
Ecola Bible College (formerly Ecola Bible School, Cannon Beach, OR)
Engage for Life (variety of sites)
Ethnos 360 (formerly New Tribes Bible Institute, Jackson, MI and Waukesha, WI)
Great Commission Bible Institute (Sebring, FL)
His Hill Bible School (Comfort, TX)
HOPE School of the Bible (East Grand Forks, ND)
Indian Bible College (Flagstaff, AZ)
Jackson Hole Bible College (Wilson, WY)
Journey (Plains, MT)
Kairos Discipleship School, a division of Reign Ministries (Minneapolis, MN and Seattle, WA)
Kanakuk Link Year (Branson, MO)
Mokahum Ministry Center (Cass Lake, MN)
Montana Wilderness School of the Bible (Augusta, MT)
Nicolet Bible Institute (White Lake, WI)
OneLife Institute (Lancaster, PA)
Pacific Bible College (Medford, OR)
Ravencrest Chalet/Torchbearers International (Estes Park, CO)
Rosedale Bible College (Irwin, OH)
Solid Rock (Long Prairie, MN)
Southland Bible Institute (Ashland, KY)
Tentmakers (Chanhassen, MN)
Timberline Lodge/Torchbearers International (Winter Park, CO, Fraser, CO)
Village Schools of the Bible (Minnetonka, MN)
Vox Bivium (Travelers Rest, SC)
YWAM Idaho (Cascade, ID and Boise, ID)
YWAM Washington (North Cascades, WA)

dig deeper into the data

FULL CHARTS FROM THE 2021 GRADUATION AND RETENTION REPORTS  CHART 1   CHART 2

2020 E2 MONITORING REPORT

2017 ALUMNI SURVEY SUMMARY REPORT

HEA CONSUMER INFORMATION

The audited financial statements and 990 are available upon request.