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 2010 87% 81%
4-year graduation rate 2005 64% 48%
5-year graduation rate 2005 74% 61%
6-year graduation rate 2005 75% 61%
6-year grad rate, four cohorts 2002 thru 2005 74% 70%
Freshmen and Transfer Scholarship Athletes*
NCAA Graduation Success Rate 2002 thru 2005 88%

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