Retention

1-Year Retention Rates

First-Time Associate Seeking Freshmen

Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019 Goal
Goal
Fall 2019 Actual
Actual
Cohort 2966 3227 3399* 3182* 3291 3291
Retained (n) 1769 1990 2003* 1869* 1998 1875
Retained (%) 59.6% 61.7% 58.9% 58.7% 60.8% 57.0%

-Goals are set at one percentage point above the 3 year average.

* In December 2020, new procedures were established to define FTF and FTFTF cohorts. The Fall 2017 and Fall 2018 cohort numbers have been updated to reflect this change. This update does not affect the accuracy of previously published data.

First-Time Full-time Degree and Certificate Seekers

Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019
Cohort 2094 1983 1984 2083
Retained (n) 1420 1269 1312 1284
Retained (%) 67.8% 64.0% 66.1% 61.6%

First-Time Full-Time Associate Seeking Freshmen

Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018 Fall 2019
Goal
Fall 2019
Actual
Cohort 1870 2079 2081* 1977* 2074 2074
Retained (n) 1224 1406 1315* 1311* 1383 1279
Retained (%) 65.5% 67.6% 63.2% 66.3% 66.7% 61.7%

-Goals are set at one percentage point above the 3 year average.

* In December 2020, new procedures were established to define FTF and FTFTF cohorts. The Fall 2017 and Fall 2018 cohort numbers have been updated to reflect this change. This update does not affect the accuracy of previously published data.

2-Year Retention Rates

First-Time Associate Seeking Freshmen

Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Goal
Fall 2018
Actual
Cohort 2942 2975 2966 3227 3399 3182 3182
Retained (n) 1226 1400 1389 1498 1565 1508 1483
Retained (%) 41.7% 47.1% 46.8% 46.4% 46.0% 47.4% 46.6%

-Goals are set at one percentage point above the 3 year average.

First-Time Full-Time Associate Seeking Freshmen

Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Goal
Fall 2018
Actual
Cohort 1810 1880 1870 2079 2081 1977 1977
Retained (n) 830 977 972 1068 1066 1038 1025
Retained (%) 45.9% 52.0% 52.0% 51.4% 51.2% 52.5% 51.8%

-Goals are set at one percentage point above the 3 year average.