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 2008 85% 87%
4-year graduation rate 2003 66% 50%
5-year graduation rate 2003 73% 53%
6-year graduation rate 2003 74% 56%
6-year grad rate, four cohorts 2000 thru 2003 75% 73%
Freshmen and Transfer Scholarship Athletes*
NCAA Graduation Success Rate 2000 thru 2003 86%

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