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Retention and Graduation Rates of New First-Year Students
(for Academic Years 1992-93 through 1999-00)

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Fall 1997-98 Beginning Students*
 
STATUS
Year
Enrollment Continued
Graduated**
Voluntarily Withdrew
Academic Dismissal
After Year 1
85%
0%
12%
3%
After Year 2
73%
<1%
18%
9%
After Year 3
69%
1%
20%
10%
After Year 4
38%
32%
20%
10%
After Year 5
9%
60%
21%
11%
After Year 6
3%
66%
21%
11%
N=6,696
 

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

1992-93
5,911
84%
29%
58%
64%
1993-94
6,026
82%
29%
58%
64%
1994-95
5,894
83%
29%
58%
64%
1995-96
6,281
82%
30%
58%
63%
1996-97
6,531
84%
30%
59%
65%
1997-98 6,696 85% 32% 60% 66%
1998-99
6,867
84%
31%
59%
~
1999-00 7,171 85% 32% ~ ~

1997-98 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 1997.
**Includes terminal associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Note: Due to methodological differences, the rates differ from the IPEDS Graduation Rates Survey and the AAUDE Retention/Graduation Survey.

 

Source: Enrollment Management


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