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Graduation and Retention

2020
updated March 2021
Number: 
80.0%
Label: 
6-Year Graduation Rate
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Students Entering Fall 2014
Number: 
80.0%
Label: 
4-Year Graduation Rate
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Students Entering Fall 2016
Number: 
88.1%
Label: 
FY-Soph Retention Rate
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Students Entering Fall 2019

Comparatively, the national Freshman-Sophmore retention rate at 4-year private non-profit institutions is 81% and the 6-year graduation rate is 66% (Reference).  The "Retention Rate" is the percent of first-time, full-time bachelor's degree-seeking students who returned to the same institution the following fall.

Degrees Conferred

Degrees awarded in May 2020 and previous August and December 2019:

  • Bachelor's:
    • Total Degrees Awarded: 514
    • Bachelor of Arts: 314
    • Bachelor of Science: 200
    • Male: 217
    • Female: 297
  • Master's: 26
  • Certificate of Advanced Studies: 5

For career and graduate school information, see the Outcomes page.  For characteristics of graduates, see the Majors & Minors page.


Graduation Rates

For full-time, first-time undergraduate students entering in Fall, 2014

  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 76.1%
  • 5-Year Graduation Rate: 79.8%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 80.0%
  • Transfer-Out Rate: [coming soon]

6-Year Graduation Rate for the cohort entering Fall, 2014

By Gender

  • Male: 74%
  • Female: 85%

By Financial Aid Status

  • Received Pell Grant: 72%
  • Received Subsidized Federal Direct Loan, Not Receiving Pell Grant: 79%
  • Not Receiving Pell Grant or Subsidized Federal Direct Loan: 83%

By Race/Ethnicity

  • American Indian/Alaska Native: ***
  • Asian: 75%
  • Black: 78%
  • Hispanic: 70%
  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: ***
  • Two or More Races: 68%
  • White: 81%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 86%
  • Unknown: ***

*** fewer than 5 students in cohort

For more information, see the Graduation and Retention section of the Master Stats