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One-Year Retention Rates
2016 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%87.5%92.7%88.0%100.0%88.9%90.6%93.5%95.4%94.5%93.1%
  Commonwealth Campuses76.6%66.7%87.9%72.7%77.8%73.9%78.0%80.9%86.6%91.9%81.4%

Total83.2%78.6%90.3%77.7%86.7%81.5%83.7%87.9%92.7%93.2%87.6%
 
Cohort
  University Park529856231762441,6665,7841518428,443
  Commonwealth Campuses599653565692382,0434,626678737,609

Total1,128141,097973154823,70910,4102181,71516,052
 
 
 


Two-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 Park84.1%100.0%84.7%85.4%100.0%84.6%84.8%90.2%90.5%85.7%88.7%
  Commonwealth Campuses61.4%70.0%73.8%60.2%45.5%66.8%64.7%70.9%73.3%83.2%70.2%

Total71.7%78.6%78.8%68.1%68.4%76.5%73.3%80.8%83.3%84.6%79.4%
 
Cohort
  University Park515445731682411,5415,1531477547,595
  Commonwealth Campuses61410535699112022,0714,8981055737,647

Total1,129149921,015194433,61210,0512521,32715,242
 
 
 


Three-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 Park81.1%40.0%79.3%78.2%62.5%79.6%79.5%87.0%83.3%80.8%84.9%
  Commonwealth Campuses56.3%85.7%75.3%51.6%57.1%52.1%59.5%66.0%65.1%79.0%65.4%

Total67.6%66.7%77.2%58.7%60.0%67.7%68.0%77.0%76.5%80.1%75.3%
 
Cohort
  University Park482551826282551,5305,6211388668,155
  Commonwealth Campuses575755473071942,0675,116836497,915

Total1,057121,072992154493,59710,7372211,51516,070
 
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.
-Rates do not include students who attend the World Campus or PA College of Technology
 
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