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.

Full-Time Freshmen Fall of
Scholarship Athletes
1-year retention rate 2006 85% 84%
4-year graduation rate 2001 63% 57%
5-year graduation rate 2001 73% 76%
6-year graduation rate 2001 74% 76%
6-year grad rate, four cohorts 1998 thru 2001 74% 76%
Freshmen and Transfer Scholarship Athletes*
NCAA Graduation Success Rate 1998 thru 2001 87%

* Also includes new freshmen football recruits, who do not receive athletic scholarships.