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 Retention – Student Athletes  

 

SPOTLIGHT

ACTION 
Improve graduation rates for student athletes.

MEASURE  
Review of annual graduation and retention rates of student athletes based on four-class average graduation rates.  Data are based on four-class average graduation rates as reported by NCAA and Pennsylvania Department of Education.(SL)

BASELINE   
Four-class average graduation rate, 59%
(2003)
 
UPDATE   
Four-class average graduation rate, 60%
(2004)

UPDATE  
Four-class average graduation rate, 61%, up 1.7%
(2005)

UPDATE  
Four-class average graduation rate, 63%, up 2%
(2006)

UPDATE  
Four-class average graduation rate, 63%, same as last year
(2007)

UPDATE 
Four-class average graduation rate, 56%, down 7% for grant-in-aid student-athletes, 69% for all student-athletes (New NCAA Academic Success Rate Tracking System.)  2007: Four-class average graduation rate, 61% for grant-in-aid student athletes, 65% for all student-athletes (New NCAA Academic Success Rate Tracking System.) 
(2008)

UPDATE  
Four-class average graduation rate, 56%, for grant-in-aid student athletes (same as last year), 71% for all student athletes, up 6%. (NCAA Academic Success Rate Tracking System)
(2009)

UPDATE 
Four-class average graduation rate, 58%, up 2% from last year for grant-in-aid student-athletes, 79% for all student-athletes (New NCAA Academic Success Rate Tracking System.)  2009: Four-class average graduation rate, 56% for grant-in-aid student athletes, 71% for all student-athletes (New NCAA Academic Success Rate Tracking System.) 
(2010)