Retention Rate

Retention Rate ( Updated in Fall, 2019):

Retention rates are reported for the first year to second year retention of first-time full-time freshmen. 

Cohort (entering term)

Freshman retention rate (fall to fall)

Fall 2014 80.1%
Fall 2015 83.4%
Fall 2016 84.1%
Fall 2017 78.1%
Fall 2018 77.8%


For additional information on student per­sistence and graduation rates, please contact the Office of Institutional Research (540-375-2540),