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UNDERGRADUATE FIRST-TIME FULL-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENT - Retention Rates

COHORT 1st Term 1st Year 3rd Term 2nd Year 3rd Year
2016 90.6% 73.2% 68.6% 60.5% 51.1%
2017 88.9% 74.8% 69.7% 63.2% 52.6%
2018 89.9% 76.7% 72.0% 66.2% 58.2%
2019 91.0% 77.6% 73.2% 66.8%
2020 87.5% 73.7% 69.8%
2021 90.3%
5-Year Average 89.5% 75.2% 70.7% 63.7% 53.4%

1. Cohorts defined as reported to IPEDS and include all First-Time Full-Time Undergraduate Students.

UNDERGRADUATE FIRST-TIME FULL-TIME FRESHMAN STUDENT COHORTS - Graduation Rates

Cohort Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year 7-Year
2012 26% 41% 45% 47%
2013 29% 46% 50% 50%
2014 27% 43% 46%
2015 32% 46%
2016 35%

1. Cohorts defined as reported to IPEDS and include all First-Time Full-Time Undergraduate Students.

UNDERGRADUATE TRANSFER STUDENT - Retention Rates

COHORT 1st Term 1st Year 3rd Term
2016 89.7% 78.3% 71.7%
2017 90.5% 80.2% 49.3%
2018 91.1% 77.2% 71.8%
2019 91.9% 81.1% 72.6%
2020 87.2% 75.1% 71.3%
2021 87.8%
5-Year Average 89.7% 78.4% 73.3%

1. Transfer Student cohorts include all New Transfer students entering for the first time during the fall semester.

UNDERGRADUATE TRANSFER STUDENT Graduation Rates

COHORT 2-Year 3-Year 4-Year
2016 17.7% 47.7% 57.7%
2017 22.6% 49.9% 62.2%
2018 22.1% 49.7%
2019 20.6%
2020
2021
Trend Average 20.8% 49.1% 60.0%

1. Transfer Student cohorts include all New Transfer students entering for the first time during the fall semester.

GRADUATE STUDENT COHORTS - Graduation Rates

Cohort Year 3-Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year 7-Year
2014 53% 68% 73% 74% 76%
2015 55% 69% 73% 76%
2016 60% 72% 78%
2017 63% 70%
2018 61%

1. Graduate Student cohorts include all New students entering for the first time during the academic year.

2. Completion Rates calculated for Graduate students are determined by counting terms accumulated from first term of entry (1-year = summer+fall+spring terms).

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