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 Retention Rates 

 

SPOTLIGHT

ACTION 
Improve graduation rates for first-time full-time students.

MEASURE  
Review of annual retention and graduation rates of first-time full-time students.  (AA)

BASELINE   
First-to-second year persistence, Second-to-third year persistence, Third-to-fourth year persistence, Four-year graduation, Five-year graduation, Six-year graduation
(2000)

UPDATE   
First-to-second year persistence (Cohort 2000-70% to Cohort 2005-76%), Second-to-third year persistence (Cohort 2000-60% to Cohort 2003-67%), Third-to-fourth year persistence (Cohort 2000-56% to Cohort 2003-62%), Four-year graduation (Cohort 2000-27% to Cohort 2002-29%), Five-year graduation (Cohort 2000-47.8% to Cohort 2001-48.8%), Six-year graduation (Cohort 2000-51.7%)
(2006-2007)

UPDATE  
First-to-second year persistence (Cohort 2006-78%, up 2% from 2005, 76%), Second-to-third year persistence, (Cohort 2005-67.4%, up .4% from last year, 67%), Third-to-fourth year persistence, (Cohort 2004, 64.2%, up 2.2% from last year, 62%), Four-year graduation (Cohort 2003, 30.09%, up 1.09% from last year, 29%), Five-year graduation (Cohort 2002, 54.6%, up 5.8% from last year, 48.8%), Six-year graduation (Cohort 2001-53.2%, up 1.5% from last year, 51.7%)
(2007-2008)

Report increase or decrease from previous year, (by percentage)

UPDATE  
First-to-second year persistence (Cohort 2007-79%, up 1% from 2006, 78%), Second-to-third year persistence, (Cohort 2006 – 70.3%, up 2.9% from last year, 67.4%), Third-to-fourth year persistence, (Cohort 2005, 63.0%, down 1.2% from last year, 64.2%), Four-year graduation (Cohort 2004, 35.9%, up 5% from last year, 30.9%), Five-year graduation (Cohort 2003, 52.8%, down 1.8% from last year, 54.6%), Six-year graduation (Cohort 2002, 59.2%, up 6% from last year, 53.2%) *Note - (30.09% incorrect/30.9% correct for Cohort 2003 four-year graduation)
(2008-2009)

UPDATE 
First-to-second year persistence (Cohort 2009 – 81.5%, up 0.9% from last year, 80.6%), Second-to-third year persistence, (Cohort 2008 – 74.3%, up 4.0% from last year, 70.3%), Third-to-fourth year persistence, (Cohort 2007, 67.2%, up 2.0% from last year, 65.2%), Four-year graduation (Cohort 2006, 37.4%, down 0.3% from last year, 37.7%), Five-year graduation (Cohort 2005, 56.1%, down 1.5% from last year, 57.6%), Six-year graduation (Cohort 2004, 60.6%, up 2.9% from last year, 57.7%)
(2010-2011)