One-Year Retention Rates
The below graph and data table tracks Retention Rates for first-time, full-time undergraduate students entering during the indicated term who returned the subsequent fall semester.
Summary of Trends
- These data track fall-to-fall retention rates of first-time, full-time undergraduate students over a six-year span, ranging from Fall 2013 to Fall 2018.
- Of the three categories (Associate, Baccalaureate, and Overall), the Associate and Overall are the most similar; the Associate rates are slightly lower than the Overall rates, and both have been trending down for the past two fall terms.
- Compared to six years ago, the 2018 rates dropped by 7% (from 64% to 57%) for the Associate rates and 5% (from 64% to 59%) for the Overall rates.
- The Baccalaureate rates peaked in the Fall 2017 term at 79%, which was the third year of increases, and has decreased by 6% for the Fall 2018 term, but is still up 5% compared to the rate six years ago.
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