Retention and Graduation Rates
Overall retention and graduation rates for entering cohorts of first-time, full-time freshman are presented in the table below. We do not calculate rates for part-time students because no more than four new freshmen matriculate part time in the fall.
The most recent retnetion and graduation rates for entering cohorts are as follows:
|Full-Time Freshmen||Fall of
|1-year retention rate||2007||85%||84%|
|4-year graduation rate||2002||64%||65%|
|5-year graduation rate||2002||74%||77%|
|6-year graduation rate||2002||75%||77%|
|6-year grad rate, four cohorts||1999 thru 2002||74%||78%|
|Freshmen and Transfer Scholarship Athletes*|
|NCAA Graduation Success Rate||1999 thru 2002||—||87%|
* Also includes new freshmen football recruits, who do not receive athletic scholarships.