Graduation and Retention Rates

 Student Retention 
One-year retention rate
(year of entering cohort, %)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
First-time, full-time degree-seeking students         94 95 95 97 95 94 95 96 97
87*
95
 *Note. The retention rate for this cohort reflects the temporary effects of COVID-19. 


Six-year Graduation Rates

First-time, full-time, degree-seeking cohort
(6-year graduation rate: %)
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Overall 92 91 92 93 94 91 90 89 92 91 91
Men 93 91 92 91 94 93 88 87 89 91 88
Women                                                                  92 90 92 94 94 91 93 92 94 91 94

Four-year Graduation Rates

First-time, full-time, degree-seeking cohort
(4-year graduation rate: %)
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Overall 87 87 86 87 92 87 85 85 88 87 86 89 81*
*Note. The graduation rate for this cohort reflects the temporary effects of COVID-19. 


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 2013 2014 2015
American Indian or Alaskan Native - - - - - - - - - - -
Asian 88 90 91 94 100 100 96 88 96 96 90
Black or African American  94 79 75 93 89 90 89 85 96 86 91
Hispanic or Latino 92 93 95 91 87 86 85 97 83 92 90
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander - - - - - - - - - - -
Non-resident Alien (International) 91 93 96 91 91 94 93 87 88 94 88
White 92 92 92 94 94 91 91 90 92 90 91
Two or more races 100 85 95 83 98 94 91 84 91 85 94
Unknown race/ethnicity 91 91 89 90 100 91 86 87 95 93 100

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 2013 2014 2015
 Students receiving a Federal Pell Grant 91 87 94 93 90 87 90 89 93 89 93
Students receiving a subsidized Stafford Loan,    but no Federal Pell Grant 93 89 89 94 97 94 89 89 90 90 96
Students receiving neither a Federal Pell Grant 
nor a subsidized Stafford loan
92 92 92 92 95 92 90 89 92 92 89