Graduation and Retention Rates


First-Time, Full-Time New Beginners West Lafayette
Entry Year Number of Students Retention Rate Cumulative Graduation Rate
1-Year 2-Year 3-Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year

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

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% 81.2%
2013 6,319 92.6% 87.7% 83.5% 58.5% 78.1% 82.2%
2014 6,408 92.8% 88.0% 84.0% 60.3% 79.3%  
2015 6,855 91.8% 87.3% 83.0% 60.6%    
2016 7,229 91.6% 87.4% 83.0%
2017 7,548 91.9% 87.8%        
2018 8,328 91.6%

RETENTION AND GRADUATION RATES BY ACADEMIC COLLEGE

FIRST-TIME, FULL-TIME NEW BEGINNERS WEST LAFAYETTE

  One-Year Retention Rate
2018 Cohort
Four-Year Graduation Rate
2015 Cohort
Six-Year Graduation Rate
2013 Cohort
  Original College CODO College Total Retention Original College CODO College Total Retention Original College CODO College Total Retention
Agriculture 83.3% 6.6% 89.9% 62.9% 8.9% 71.8% 70.1% 12.7% 82.8%
Education 71.0% 17.4% 88.4% 51.2% 18.6% 69.8% 60.6% 22.1% 82.7%
Engineering 90.3% 4.4% 94.7% 47.9% 9.4% 57.4% 68.7% 16.2% 84.9%
Health & Human Sci 84.6% 6.8% 91.5% 62.6% 7.1% 69.7% 71.1% 14.4% 85.6%
Liberal Arts 76.5% 14.3% 90.8% 37.0% 20.9% 58.0% 45.8% 32.5% 78.3%
Management 83.8% 8.5% 92.3% 59.4% 12.2% 71.6% 67.3% 19.8% 87.1%
Pharmacy 77.4% 13.6% 90.9% 7.8% 18.6% 26.4% 26.9% 45.8% 72.7%
Science 81.7% 10.8% 92.4% 50.0% 15.3% 65.3% 52.0% 28.8% 80.9%
Technology 80.2% 8.6% 88.8% 51.8% 8.6% 60.4% 65.3% 14.7% 80.1%
Veterinary Technology 81.0% 9.5% 90.5% 70.6% 0.0% 70.6% 71.4% 14.3% 85.7%
Exploratory Studies 35.3% 52.5% 87.7% 0.0% 52.6% 52.6% 0.0% 78.4% 78.4%
Overall University 78.2% 13.3% 91.6% 44.2% 16.4% 60.6% 55.0% 27.2% 82.2%