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Retention and Graduation Rates of New First-Year Students - West Lafayette Campus
(for Academic Years 1996-97 through 2003-04)
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Fall 2001-02 Beginning Students1
 
STATUS
Year
Enrollment Continued
Graduated
Voluntarily Withdrew
Academic Dismissal
After Year 1

86%

0%

11%

3%

After Year 2

77%

1%

16%

6%

After Year 3

70%

5%

17%

7%

After Year 4

34%

40%

18%

8% 
After Year 5

7%

65%

19%

8%

After Year 6

2%

71%

19%

9%

N=6,754

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

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% 72%
2001-02 6,754 86% 40% 65% 71%
2002-03 6,432 86% 40% 66% ~

2003-04

6,570

85%

39%

~

~


1Degree-seeking first-year full- and part-time students who enrolled in Summer or Fall 2001.
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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