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Retention and Graduation Rates of New First-Year Students - West Lafayette Campus
(for Academic Years 1998-99 through 2005-06)
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2003-04 Beginning Students1
 
STATUS
Year
Enrollment Continued
Graduated
Voluntarily Withdrew
Academic Dismissal
After Year 1

86%

0%

11%

3%

After Year 2

78%

1%

15%

6%

After Year 3

72%

4%

17%

8%

After Year 4

33%

40%

18%

9%
After Year 5

7%

66%

18%

9%

After Year 6

2%

71%

18%

9%

N=6,344

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

1998-99
6,561
83%
35%
61%
66%
1999-00
6,841 85% 36% 62% 68%
2000-01
6,328
87%
40%
67%
72%
2001-02 6,492 86% 40% 65% 71%
2002-03 6,245 87% 40% 67% 72%
2003-04 6,344 86% 40% 66% 71%

2004-05

6,639

85%

40%

64% ~

2005-06

7,083

84%

39%

~

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1Degree-seeking first-time full-time students who enrolled in Summer or Fall 2003. 
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