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 2009 88% 80%
4-year graduation rate 2004 60% 54%
5-year graduation rate 2004 71% 86%
6-year graduation rate 2004 73% 86%
6-year grad rate, four cohorts 2001 thru 2004 74% 74%
Freshmen and Transfer Scholarship Athletes*
NCAA Graduation Success Rate 2001 thru 2004 85%

* Includes scholarship athletes and new freshmen football recruits, who do not receive athletic scholarships.