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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%
2010 6,353 90.2% 83.7% 79.2% 49.2%
2011 6,660 90.6% 84.3% 80.9%
2012 6,329 91.0% 86.1%
2013 6,319 92.6%
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 85.9% 6.4% 92.3% 47.4% 8.4% 55.8% 60.8% 14.9% 75.7%
Health and Human Sciences 83.3% 9.8% 93.1% 57.0% 4.1% 61.2% 69.1% 6.5% 75.6%
Education 74.0% 15.4% 89.4% 53.7% 11.6% 65.3% 58.8% 16.3% 75.0%
Engineering 88.6% 5.7% 94.3% 38.2% 7.6% 45.8% 59.7% 18.4% 78.1%
Liberal Arts 68.3% 21.7% 90.0% 31.4% 15.2% 46.6% 45.7% 20.5% 66.2%
Pharmacy 80.4% 11.8% 92.3% 0.0% 30.0% 30.0% 29.3% 44.7% 74.0%
Science 75.3% 17.3% 92.6% 34.4% 16.1% 50.5% 39.5% 33.6% 73.1%
Technology 81.1% 9.6% 90.6% 34.7% 6.7% 41.4% 58.1% 12.5% 70.6%
Management 85.4% 8.5% 93.9% 45.5% 10.5% 56.0% 56.2% 21.8% 78.0%
Exploratory Studies 41.5% 49.8% 91.3% 0.0% 44.7% 44.7% 0.0% 67.9% 67.9%
Veterinary Technology 85.7% 14.3% 100.0% 52.4% 0.0% 52.4% 59.1% 13.6% 72.7%
Overall University 77.7% 14.9% 92.6% 36.4% 12.8% 49.2% 49.3% 24.5% 73.8%

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