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 2011 90% 93%
4-year graduation rate 2006 65% 51%
5-year graduation rate 2006 74% 62%
6-year graduation rate 2006 76% 63%
6-year grad rate, four cohorts 2003 thru 2006 74% 66%
Freshmen and Transfer Scholarship Athletes*
NCAA Graduation Success Rate 2003 thru 2006 89%

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