Retention & Graduation Rates

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First-Year Retention

For First-Year Cohorts entering the Fall of: 2011 2012 2013
First-Year Retention 86% 83% 86%

Six-Year Graduation Rates

For First-Year Cohorts entering the Fall of: 2006 2007 2008
Total 68% 67% 65%

    2006 2007 2008
By Gender Men 58% 64% 59%
Women 76% 69% 71%
Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native 67% 67% 40%
Asian 59% 76% 66%
Black/African American 50% 62% 47%
Hispanic/Latino 73% 70% 73%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander *** *** ***
White 66% 65% 68%
Two or More Races *** *** ***
Unknown 73% 58% 34%
Non-Resident Alien 50% 64% 83%
Financial Aid Type Pell Grant Recipients 58% 66% 65%
Subsidized Stafford Recipients (not receiving Pell) 71% 65% 70%
Neither Pell nor Subsidized Stafford Loan 71% 68% 63%

Source: Institutional Factbook

​*Note: Graduation rates of race/ethnicity categories with fewer than 10 students are not show as required by federal law (e.g. Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander)

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