Retention rates are the percentage of first-time full-time degree/certificate seeking students enrolled in the fall of the prior year that are either still enrolled in the fall of the current year or have completed their program in that time (IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey Instructions).

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Measure 1: Rentention*


2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Returning 43% 54% 61% 51% 56%

* Percent of full-time, first-time degree/certificate seeking students in the fall semester that returned the following fall. Year range indicates the year of the incoming fall semester to the year of the returning fall semester. Source: IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey, National Center for Education Statistics.