Graduation and Retention 2021

81.9%

6-Year Graduation Rate

Students Entering Fall 2015

71.0%

4-Year Graduation Rate

Students Entering Fall 2017

88.6%

FY-Soph Retention Rate

Students Entering Fall 2020

Comparatively, the national Freshman-Sophmore retention rate at 4-year private non-profit institutions is 82% and the 6-year graduation rate is 63% (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 2021 and previous August and December 2020:

  • Bachelor's:
    • Total Degrees Awarded: 532
    • Bachelor of Arts: 316
    • Bachelor of Science: 216
    • Male: 235
    • Female: 297
  • Master's: 22

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, 2015

  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 77.4%
  • 5-Year Graduation Rate: 80.7%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 81.9%
  • Transfer-Out Rate: [coming soon]

6-Year Graduation Rate for the cohort entering Fall, 2015

By Gender

  • Male: 77.6%
  • Female: 85.2%

By Financial Aid Status

  • Received Pell Grant: 74.1%
  • Received Subsidized Federal Direct Loan, Not Receiving Pell Grant: 80.8%
  • Not Receiving Pell Grant or Subsidized Federal Direct Loan: 86%

By Race/Ethnicity

  • American Indian/Alaska Native: ***
  • Asian: 75%
  • Black: 64.7%
  • Hispanic: 68.6%
  • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: ***
  • Two or More Races: 75%
  • White: 84.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 79.6%
  • Unknown: ***

*** fewer than 5 students in cohort

For more information, see the Graduation and Retention section of this page.

Other Years for Graduation and Retention