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Retention and Graduation Rates of New First-Year Students
(for Academic Years 1994-95 through 2001-02)

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Fall 1999-00 Beginning Students*
 
STATUS
Year
Enrollment Continued
Graduated**
Voluntarily Withdrew
Academic Dismissal
After Year 1
84%
0%
12%
3%
After Year 2
75%
1%
17%
7%
After Year 3
67%
4%
19%
9%
After Year 4
34%
36%
20%
10%
After Year 5
8%
62%
20%
10%
After Year 6
2%
68%
20%
10%
N=7,196
 

Historical Graduation Rates***
Fall Beginners
Beginning Enrollment
First-Year Retention Rate
Graduated Within 4 Years
Graduated Within 5 Years
Graduated Within 6 Years

1994-95
5,867
83%
31%
60%
65%
1995-96
6,334
81%
32%
58%
64%
1996-97
6,633
82%
33%
60%
65%
1997-98
6,703
84%
35%
61%
67%
1998-99
6,909 82% 35% 60% 65%
1999-00
7,196
84%
36%
62%
68%
2000-01 6,630 86% 41% 66% ~
2001-02 6,754 86% 39% ~ ~

1999-00 Beginning Students* Degrees Completed
Historical Graduation Rates
A chart representing Beginning Students' Degrees Completed and Historical Graduation Rates Historical Graduation Rates

*Degree-seeking first-year full- and part-time students who enrolled in Summer or Fall 1999.
**Includes terminal associate and baccalaureate degrees.
*** Beginning Enrollment, First-Year Retention Rates, and Graduation Rates reflect a change in methodology and will not match those published in previous Data Digests.
Note: Due to methodological differences, the rates differ from the IPEDS Graduation Rates Survey and the AAUDE Retention/Graduation Survey.

 

Source: Office of Enrollment Management


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