Retention & Graduation Rates

Undergraduate Student Retention Rates

Freshman Cohort % Retention to Second Year
Fall 2011 88.4%
Fall 2010 88.6%
Fall 2009 87.7%
Fall 2008 88.0%
Fall 2007 89.4%
Fall 2006 87.6%
Fall 2005 88.3%

Six-Year Graduation Rates

Cohort Starting:              
  Fall 2000 Fall 2001 Fall 2002 Fall 2003 Fall 2004 Fall 2005 Fall 2006
All 74.0% 72.0% 76.1% 78.0% 79.9% 81.3% 81.7%
               
Men 73.4% 74.5% 81.8% 82.9% 85.2% 83.9% 82.8%
Women 74.4% 72.1% 74.4% 74.3% 76.2% 79.4% 81.1%
               
American Indian/Alaska Native 100.0% 50.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 60.0% 66.7%
Asian 69.6% 70.0% 78.3% 77.1% 75.7% 81.8% 83.3%
Black/African American 87.5% 83.3% 70.6% 70.6% 71.4% 100.0% 76.9%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Hispanic (any race) 81.1% 69.0% 59.3% 78.6% 78.6% 83.7% 81.5%
White 73.5% 71.9% 75.9% 77.9% 80.6% 81.5% 81.9%
Two or more races -- -- -- -- 100.0% -- --
Race/ethnicity unknown 70.5% 72.6% 86.8% 77.8% 80.4% 72.2% 80.4%
Nonresident alien 81.8% 80.0% 73.7% 84.6% 78.9% 92.9% 93.3%

 

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