Success Rates

Overall retention and graduation rates1 for entering cohorts of first-time, full-time students are presented in the table below. We do not calculate rates for part-time students because no more than five new first year students matriculate part time in the fall.

Full-Time Freshmen Fall of
Scholarship Athletes
1-year retention rate 2014 87% 82%
4-year graduation rate 2011 69% 61%
5-year graduation rate 2010 77% 63%
6-year graduation rate 2009 79% 68%
6-year grad rate, four cohorts 2006 thru 2009 77% 67%

Freshmen and Transfer Scholarship Athletes*
NCAA Graduation Success Rate 2005 thru 2008 90%

Graduation rates may increase when August graduates are added in January

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