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 2012 90% 88%
4-year graduation rate 2009 66% 55%
5-year graduation rate 2008 76% 82%
6-year graduation rate 2007 75% 56%
6-year grad rate, four cohorts 2004 thru 2007 75% 66%

Freshmen and Transfer Scholarship Athletes*
NCAA Graduation Success Rate 2004 thru 2007 90%

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