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Student Achievement

The federal government collects data on all colleges through the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Cohorts are established as first-time, full-time undergraduate students and evaluated on various outcomes measures.

IPEDS First-time Cohort Retention Rates

After one year, the IPEDS cohort is evaluated on retention rates.

% of students still enrolled or completed by following fall
Cohort Year 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
First-time, Full-time Cohort 65% 69% 70% 67% 69%
First-time, Part-time Cohort 51% 49% 53% 51% 52%

IPEDS Retention Rates, first-time cohort fall to fall, 2014–2018

IPEDS First-time, Full-time Cohort Success Rates

After 3-years, or 150% of normal time from beginning at the instituiton, IPEDS collects graduation and transfer out data of the cohort.

% of students that started as full-time freshman that completed or transferred within 3-years
Cohort Year 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Cohort Count 2,137 2,066 1,931 1,861 1,843
Graduation Rate 16% 18% 18% 22% 23%
Transfer Rate 21% 18% 16% 16% 17%
Success Rate (Combined) 37% 36% 34% 38% 40%

IPEDS: 3-year Graduation and Transfer Rates, first-time full-time students

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