Graduation and Retention Rates

 Student Retention 

One-year retention rate
(year of entering cohort, %)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
First-time, full-time degree-seeking students         94 95 95 97 95 94 95

Six-year Graduation Rates

First-time, full-time, degree-seeking cohort
(6-year graduation rate: %)
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Overall 92 91 92 93 94 91 90 89
Men 93 91 92 91 94 93 88 87
Women                                                                  92 90 92 94 94 91 93 92


Six-year Graduation Rates by Student Race/ethnicity

First-time, full-time, degree-seeking cohort
(6-year graduation rate, %)
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
American Indian or Alaskan Native - - - - - - - -
Asian 88 90 91 94 100 100 96 88
Black or African American  94 79 75 93 89 90 89 85
Hispanic or Latino 92 93 95 91 87 86 85 97
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander - - - - - - - -
Non-resident Alien (International) 91 93 96 91 91 94 93 87
White 92 92 92 94 94 91 91 90
Two or more races 100 85 95 83 98 94 91 84
Unknown race/ethnicity 91 91 89 90 100 91 86 87

Six-year Graduation Rates by Student Financial Aid Status

First-time, full-time, degree-seeking cohort
(6-year graduation rate, %)
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
 Students receiving a Federal Pell Grant 91 87 94 93 90 87 90 89
Students receiving a subsidized Stafford Loan,    
but no Federal Pell Grant
93 89 89 94 97 94 89 89
Students receiving neither a Federal Pell Grant 
nor a subsidized Stafford loan
92 92 92 92 95 92 90 89