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
Scholarship Athletes
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.