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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% 77.0%
2011 6,660 90.6% 84.3% 80.9% 51.5% 74.2% 78.7%
2012 6,329 91.0% 86.1% 82.9% 55.9% 77.2%
2013 6,319 92.6% 87.7% 83.5% 58.5%
2014 6,408 92.8% 88.0% 84.0%
2015 6,855 91.8% 87.3%
2016 7,229 91.6%
One-Year Retention RateFour-Year Graduation RateSix-Year Graduation Rate
2016 Cohort2013 Cohort2011 Cohort
Original CollegeCODO CollegeTotal RetentionOriginal CollegeCODO CollegeTotal RetentionOriginal CollegeCODO CollegeTotal Retention
Agriculture 82.0% 7.6% 89.6% 57.3% 8.1% 65.5% 66.3% 12.7% 79.0%
Health & Human Sci 83.1% 7.4% 90.4% 62.3% 9.9% 72.2% 68.1% 13.4% 81.6%
Education 80.3% 9.4% 89.7% 46.2% 19.2% 65.4% 56.5% 26.1% 82.6%
Engineering 88.3% 6.0% 94.3% 43.8% 7.5% 51.3% 66.5% 15.2% 81.7%
Liberal Arts 74.6% 14.6% 89.2% 39.2% 23.1% 62.2% 41.5% 31.0% 72.5%
Pharmacy 80.1% 11.6% 91.7% 4.1% 18.1% 22.1% 26.4% 46.8% 73.2%
Science 81.6% 12.1% 93.7% 44.4% 18.8% 63.2% 47.2% 32.4% 79.5%
Technology 75.9% 15.7% 91.6% 49.6% 7.2% 56.8% 59.0% 16.4% 75.4%
Management 81.4% 8.9% 90.3% 58.0% 15.9% 73.9% 59.2% 21.9% 81.1%
Exploratory Studies 36.2% 51.3% 87.5% 0.0% 53.7% 53.7% 0.0% 74.4% 74.4%
Veterinary Technology 84.2% 10.5% 94.7% 71.4% 14.3% 85.7% 70.0% 10.0% 80.0%
Overall University 77.6% 14.1% 91.6% 41.6% 16.9% 58.5% 52.4% 26.4% 78.7%


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