Graduation and Retention Rates

Retention Rates

The retention rate is the percent of full-time students who entered as freshman and returned the next fall for their sophomore year.

Fall to Fall Retention Rate for First-Time, Degree-Seeking Students

* The average retention rate for Minnesota and Wisconsin colleges and universities appearing in the U.S. News and World Report "Best Regional Universities" rankings was 75%

Graduation Rates

Graduation rates show the number of students who graduate within a certain time period from when they start.  

Our four-year graduation rate is higher than public colleges and universities in Minnesota and on par with peer private colleges and universities throughout the state. Our six-year graduation rate is also above average.

Graduation Rates by Cohort Year for First-Time, Full-Time, Degree-Seeking Students

* Cohorts beginning Fall 2006 and graduating Spring 2011-13 are most current data

Graduation Rates Comparison Cohort Year 2004

* Data from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and the National Center for Education Statistics

* The average graduation rate for Minnesota and Wisconsin colleges and universities appearing in the U.S. News and World Report "Best Regional Universities" rankings was 53%

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Our Pledge

We make a four-year pledge to our incoming first-year students because we are committed to helping them graduate in four years.