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Graduation and Retention Rates

These graduation and retention rates show the percentage of undergraduate traditional, non-traditional and graduate students during a time period and by program.

Retention Rates

The retention rate shows the percentage of bachelor-seeking students by program.

Retention rate for first-time students by program

*Retention rates are defined as our Fall 2019 bachelor-seeking program populations and if they retained in the Fall of 2020. Note that this is not a complete listing of programs but a variety of our traditional majors.

The retention rate is the percent of first-time students who entered as freshmen 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 the fall 2018 cohort at Minnesota and Wisconsin postsecondary institutions was 76.6%. SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall Enrollment component.

Graduation Rates

Graduation rates show the number of first-time students who graduated from a particular program.

First-Time Graduation rates by Program

*Traditional 6-year program graduation rates are calculated using our Fall 2014 cohort of new first-year students with a completion deadline of August 31st, 2020. Note that this is not a complete listing of programs but a variety of our traditional majors.

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

Graduation Rates Comparison Cohort Year 2013

* The average six-year graduation rate for the 2013 cohort at Minnesota and Wisconsin postsecondary institutions was 59%. SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Graduation Rates component.

Retention Rates

The retention rate shows the percentage of non-traditional undergraduate students by program.

Retention rates for non-traditional undergrduate students by program

*Retention rates are defined as our Fall 2019 semester of students and retainment at any time in either of the two subsequent semesters. Note that this is not a complete listing of programs but a variety of our non-traditional majors.

Graduation Rates

Graduation rates show the number of non-traditional undergraduate students who graduated from a particular program.

Non-traditional Undergraduate Graduation Rates

*Non-traditional 6-year program graduation rates are calculated using our 2013-2014 academic year of students with a completion deadline of 18 semesters from the start of their program. Note that this is not a complete listing of programs but a variety of our non-traditional majors.

Retention Rates

The retention rate shows the percentage of graduate and doctoral students by program.

Retention rates for graduate students by program

*Retention rates are defined as our Fall 2019 semester of students and retainment at any time in either of the two subsequent semesters. Note that this is not a complete listing of programs but a variety of our graduate majors. .

Graduation Rates

Graduation rates show the number of graduate students who graduated from a particular program.

Graduate Graduation Rates

*Graduate 4-year program graduation rates are calculated using our 2015-2016 academic year of students with a completion deadline of 12 semesters from the start of their program. Note that this is not a complete listing of programs but a variety of our graduate majors.

 

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