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 2016 90% 86%
4-year graduation rate 2013 61% 65%
5-year graduation rate 2012 79% 65%
6-year graduation rate 2011 82% 70%
6-year grad rate, four cohorts 2008 thru 2011 79% 70%

Freshmen and Transfer Scholarship Athletes*
NCAA Graduation Success Rate 2008 thru 2011 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.