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 2017 90% 91%
4-year graduation rate 2014 69% 59%
5-year graduation rate 2013 80% 72%
6-year graduation rate 2012 80% 69%
6-year grad rate, four cohorts 2008 thru 2012 79% 67%

Freshmen and Transfer Scholarship Athletes*
NCAA Graduation Success Rate 2009 thru 2012 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.