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One-Year Retention Rates
2015 Cohort

 



Hisp/  
Latino
Am Ind/
Alaska 
Native  
Asian Black/   
African  
American 
Native  
Hawaiian/
Pac Island
Two/ 
More 
Races
Sub-
Total
White  Race/  
Ethnicity
Unknown
Inter-
nat'l 
Total

Retention Rates
  University Park90.7%75.0%91.0%91.5%100.0%88.8%90.7%93.8%96.6%94.3%93.2%
  Commonwealth Campuses76.9%70.0%86.2%75.1%63.6%80.2%78.9%81.1%80.0%93.9%81.4%

Total83.0%71.4%88.4%80.1%78.9%84.6%83.8%87.4%89.8%93.9%87.1%
 
Cohort
  University Park515445831682411,5425,1561477547,599
  Commonwealth Campuses61410536699112022,0724,9001055737,650

Total1,129149941,015194433,61410,0562521,32715,249
 
 
 


Two-Year Retention Rates
2014 Cohort

 



Hisp/  
Latino
Am Ind/
Alaska 
Native  
Asian Black/   
African  
American 
Native  
Hawaiian/
Pac Island
Two/ 
More 
Races
Sub-
Total
White  Race/  
Ethnicity
Unknown
Inter-
nat'l 
Total

Retention Rates
  University Park86.1%60.0%84.4%80.2%100.0%85.1%84.3%91.3%89.1%84.5%89.2%
  Commonwealth Campuses60.2%85.7%76.5%59.9%71.4%56.7%64.2%70.8%72.3%84.3%70.2%

Total72.0%75.0%80.3%65.2%86.7%72.8%72.8%81.5%82.8%84.4%79.9%
 
Cohort
  University Park482551826282551,5305,6211388678,156
  Commonwealth Campuses575755473071942,0675,116836497,915

Total1,057121,072992154493,59710,7372211,51616,071
 
 
 


Three-Year Retention Rates
2013 Cohort

 



Hisp/  
Latino
Am Ind/
Alaska 
Native  
Asian Black/   
African  
American 
Native  
Hawaiian/
Pac Island
Two/ 
More 
Races
Sub-
Total
White  Race/  
Ethnicity
Unknown
Inter-
nat'l 
Total

Retention Rates
  University Park81.8%0.0%82.4%77.8%100.0%80.3%81.1%88.9%86.6%78.9%86.5%
  Commonwealth Campuses55.4%50.0%70.0%52.1%54.5%58.6%58.1%63.8%60.9%75.5%62.9%

Total66.8%33.3%76.0%57.5%68.8%69.9%67.0%77.3%77.6%77.6%75.1%
 
Cohort
  University Park457348920751981,3595,7241277887,998
  Commonwealth Campuses6066526792111812,1224,878694987,567

Total1,06391,015999163793,48110,6021961,28615,565
 
Note(s):- Cohort Population is first-time degree seeking baccalaureate freshmen.
- Data for Fall 2009 and later reflects federally mandated changes in race/ethnicity data.
 
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