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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%
2012 6,329 91.0% 86.1% 82.9% 55.9%
2013 6,319 92.6% 87.7% 83.5%
2014 6,408 92.8% 88.0%
2015 6,855 91.8%
One-Year Retention RateFour-Year Graduation RateSix-Year Graduation Rate
2015 Cohort2012 Cohort2010 Cohort
Original CollegeCODO CollegeTotal RetentionOriginal CollegeCODO CollegeTotal RetentionOriginal CollegeCODO CollegeTotal Retention
Agriculture 85.7% 7.6% 93.3% 57.6% 8.4% 66.0% 62.1% 15.2% 77.3%
Health & Human Sci 82.2% 9.0% 91.2% 65.9% 7.3% 73.1% 69.3% 9.0% 78.4%
Education 79.1% 16.3% 95.3% 52.9% 15.7% 68.6% 59.9% 17.7% 77.6%
Engineering 89.3% 5.8% 95.1% 40.9% 6.9% 47.8% 62.4% 19.6% 82.0%
Liberal Arts 72.9% 23.2% 96.1% 41.3% 19.2% 60.5% 41.7% 27.3% 69.0%
Pharmacy 78.3% 10.2% 88.5% 3.3% 21.5% 24.8% 8.6% 53.6% 62.1%
Science 78.1% 13.8% 92.0% 38.1% 19.4% 57.4% 43.5% 33.3% 76.8%
Technology 77.4% 13.0% 90.5% 45.4% 6.9% 52.3% 55.0% 15.3% 70.4%
Management 83.8% 8.0% 91.8% 54.9% 12.5% 67.4% 58.4% 20.8% 79.2%
Exploratory Studies 35.1% 53.1% 88.2% 0.0% 50.7% 50.7% 0.0% 75.4% 75.4%
Veterinary Technology 82.4% 5.9% 88.2% 50.0% 0.0% 50.0% 52.4% 14.3% 66.7%
Overall University 76.5% 15.2% 91.8% 40.2% 15.7% 55.9% 51.6% 25.4% 77.0%


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