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Graduation Rates

Undergraduate Graduation Rates within Six Years

The 6-year graduation rate indicates graduates who enrolled as first-time, full-time students six years earlier and completed their baccalaureate degrees within 150% of the traditional 4-year graduation time frame.

The University monitors undergraduate retention in accordance with the Student Engagement and Success portion of the University’s Strategic Plan 2015-2020 that includes the over-arching goal of enhancing the climate of the University to cultivate greater levels of student success as measured by retention and completion. The Strategic Plan sets the following goal: raise the graduation rate to 55%. This goal will be re-evaluated during the 2020 strategic planning process.

  • Minimum – 49% (Based on the lowest graduation rate in the most recent 5-years)
  • Goal – Graduation Rate of 55%
  • Actual:

Note: For counts less than five, percentages not displayed.

Graduation Rates, by gender and race/ethnicity.
Fall 2009 Freshman Fall 2010 Freshman Fall 2011 Freshman Fall 2012 Freshman Fall 2013 Freshman
Men
Nonresident Alien 22%
Black or African American 38% 33% 40% 35%
American Indian or Native Alaskan
Asian 25%
Hispanic/Latino 0% 43% 80% 43%
White 47% 37% 39% 43% 44%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or More Races
Race or Ethnicity Unknown 40% 52% 57%
Fall 2009 Freshman Fall 2010 Freshman Fall 2011 Freshman Fall 2012 Freshman Fall 2013 Freshman
Women
Nonresident Alien 56% 20%
Black or African American 38% 47% 34% 63% 63%
American Indian or Native Alaskan
Asian 41%
Hispanic/Latino 63% 55% 33% 29%
White 47% 55% 61% 53% 61%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Two or More Races 100% 50% 70%
Race or Ethnicity Unknown 33% 29% 42% 55%