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For comparison, the national Freshman-Sophmore retention rate at 4-year private non-profit institutions is 80% (Reference).
- A cohort is a specific group of students established for tracking purposes. A cohort is defined as all full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in the fall or preceding summer session of a given year.
- An adjusted cohort is a cohort that has students removed from it who died or are totally and permanently disabled, or left college to serve in the military, a foreign aid service, or a church mission.