Retention

Undergraduate Retention Rate Trends
Full-time, first-time, degree-seeking cohort

Academic
Year

First-Year Cohort Fall Term Cohort Count Returning to Second Fall Term 1st to 2nd Year Retention 4 Cohort Average
2018-19 2017 402 357 88.8% 86.1%
2017-18 2016 382 326 85.3% 86.8%
2016-17 2015 429 362 84.4% 87.8%
2015-16 2014 497 427 85.9% 89.0%
2014-15 2013 425 390 91.8% 89.9%
2013-14 2012 456 407 89.3% 89.4%
2012-13 2011 427 383 89.7%  
2011-12 2010 442 393 88.9%  
2010-11 2009 510 458 89.8%  
2009-10 2008 543 481 88.6%  
2008-09 2007 468 410 87.6%  
2007-08 2006 405 357 88.1%  
2006-07 2005     92.2%  
2005-06 2004     91.6%  
2004-05 2003     91.4%  

IPEDS retention rate definition: A measure of the rate at which students persist in their educational program at an institution, expressed as a percentage. For four-year institutions, this is the percentage of first-time bachelors (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduates from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.

Data compiled: Institutional Research 9/10/2018 (census 9/7/2018)