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Graduation/Retention Rates

First-Time Full-Time New Beginners West Lafayette*

* Will not match IPEDS GRS data because Statewide Technology Students not included.

Cumulative
Retention RateGraduation Rate
EntryNumber
YearEntered 1-Year2-Year3-Year4-Year5-Year6-Year
1998 6,556 82.9% 73.2% 66.9% 34.7% 60.8% 66.2%
1999 6,836 84.7% 75.2% 68.8% 35.6% 62.3% 68.0%
2000 6,321 86.7% 78.4% 73.3% 40.2% 66.5% 71.7%
2001 6,483 86.1% 77.6% 71.3% 39.6% 65.4% 71.1%
2002 6,223 86.5% 78.7% 72.6% 40.5% 67.1% 72.5%
2003 6,333 86.0% 77.7% 71.7% 40.1% 65.6% 70.6%
2004 6,611 85.3% 76.7% 71.1% 40.3% 64.5% 69.7%
2005 7,056 84.3% 76.0% 71.7% 39.2% 63.4% 68.7%
2006 7,322 85.0% 77.7% 72.8% 40.3% 65.1% 70.2%
2007 6,700 86.5% 77.2% 73.1% 42.4% 64.8% 70.7%
2008 6,920 87.3% 80.6% 76.6% 45.7% 68.5% 73.8%
2009 6,166 89.0% 82.5% 78.6% 46.8% 70.6% 75.4%
2010 6,353 90.2% 83.7% 79.2% 49.2% 72.6%
2011 6,660 90.6% 84.3% 80.9% 51.5%
2012 6,329 91.0% 86.1% 82.9%
2013 6,319 92.6% 87.7%
2014 6,408 92.8%
One-Year Retention RateFour-Year Graduation RateSix-Year Graduation Rate
2013 Cohort2010 Cohort2008 Cohort
Original CollegeCODO CollegeTotal RetentionOriginal CollegeCODO CollegeTotal RetentionOriginal CollegeCODO CollegeTotal Retention
Agriculture 84.2% 8.4% 92.6% 52.9% 6.6% 59.5% 62.0% 14.1% 76.1%
Health & Human Sci 83.4% 8.6% 92.0% 54.8% 8.6% 63.4% 69.6% 11.0% 80.5%
Education 75.2% 20.0% 95.2% 46.1% 17.4% 63.5% 61.2% 15.0% 76.2%
Engineering 90.3% 4.8% 95.1% 41.5% 7.2% 48.7% 60.9% 19.0% 79.8%
Liberal Arts 63.6% 25.9% 89.5% 31.9% 17.2% 49.1% 48.8% 22.3% 71.2%
Pharmacy 78.4% 15.3% 93.6% 5.7% 17.9% 23.6% 3.3% 68.3% 71.5%
Science 73.7% 19.5% 93.2% 34.7% 18.3% 53.1% 38.7% 31.7% 70.4%
Technology 79.9% 14.2% 94.1% 39.3% 8.4% 47.7% 60.5% 13.0% 73.5%
Management 83.8% 7.7% 91.6% 45.9% 13.5% 59.4% 62.9% 19.2% 82.1%
Exploratory Studies 35.7% 53.0% 88.7% 0.0% 43.9% 43.9% 0.0% 66.3% 66.3%
Veterinary Technology 70.6% 29.4% 100.0% 70.0% 0.0% 70.0% 68.8% 12.5% 81.3%
Overall University 76.0% 16.8% 92.8% 37.0% 14.5% 51.5% 50.7% 24.7% 75.4%

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