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Total University, Retention Rates
First Time Freshmen


state & self support



1st year retention rate
Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017
total 79.5% 80.0% 84.4% 87.9% 83.1% 87.1% 86.4% 86.1% 86.8% 86.7% 83.1%
female 80.6% 82.6% 85.3% 89.3% 82.7% 88.1% 86.8% 86.9% 87.6% 88.0% 85.1%
male 78.3% 77.4% 83.5% 86.6% 83.4% 86.1% 86.0% 85.3% 86.1% 85.4% 81.0%


4 year retention rate
Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014
total 63.1% 64.4% 68.9% 73.5% 65.6% 71.9% 70.2% 71.3%
female 65.3% 67.1% 70.6% 75.2% 67.4% 74.1% 73.1% 73.8%
male 60.6% 61.6% 67.0% 71.7% 63.7% 70.0% 67.7% 69.0%


6 year retention rate
Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012
total 58.0% 61.1% 66.0% 69.8% 63.4% 70.3%
female 61.8% 63.9% 68.7% 72.6% 65.8% 72.7%
male 53.9% 58.3% 63.1% 66.9% 60.9% 68.3%