Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Percentage of full-time students who began their studies in Fall 2011 and returned in Fall 2012: 80%

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Percentage of full-time, first-time students who graduated or transferred out within 150% of "Normal Time" to completion for their program: 69%

For more information on retention and graduate rates, please go to the University's College Navigator page.

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