Retention and Graduation Rates

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Cumulative Retention, Graduation, and Attrition of First-Time Freshmen*
Entering Fall 1991, Including Students Transferring
within OUS after Initial Enrollment

 

 

Status as of Fall Term:


 

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%


EOU

Continuing

200

55.4

151

41.8

140

38.8

96

26.6

27

7.5

12

3.3

Graduated

-

-

-

-

1

0.3

34

9.4

89

24.7

108

29.9

Stopped Out

161

44.6

210

58.2

220

60.9

231

64.0

245

67.9

241

66.8

Total

361

100.0

361

100.0

361

100.0

361

100.0

361

100.0

361

100.0

OIT

Continuing

211

68.3

167

54.0

132

42.7

83

26.9

41

13.3

25

8.1

Graduated

-

-

7

2.3

23

7.4

59

19.1

97

31.4

115

37.2

Stopped Out

98

31.7

135

43.7

154

49.8

167

54.0

171

55.3

169

54.7

Total

309

100.0

309

100.0

309

100.0

309

100.0

309

100.0

309

100.0

OSU

Continuing

1,270

82.3

1,167

75.6

1,130

73.2

694

45.0

187

12.1

84

5.4

Graduated

-

-

-

-

16

1.0

424

27.5

907

58.8

1,024

66.4

Stopped Out

273

17.7

376

24.4

397

25.7

425

27.5

449

29.1

435

28.2

Total

1,543

100.0

1,543

100.0

1,543

100.0

1,543

100.0

1,543

100.0

1,543

100.0

PSU

Continuing

485

72.4

374

55.8

358

53.4

240

35.8

107

16.0

60

9.0

Graduated

1

0.1

4

0.6

8

1.2

100

14.9

233

34.8

283

42.2

Stopped Out

184

27.5

292

43.6

304

45.4

330

49.3

330

49.3

327

48.8

Total

670

100.0

670

100.0

670

100.0

670

100.0

670

100.0

670

100.0

SOU

Continuing

352

63.7

283

51.2

275

49.7

187

33.8

91

16.5

45

8.1

Graduated

-

-

-

-

2

0.4

77

13.9

162

29.3

208

37.6

Stopped Out

201

36.3

270

48.8

276

49.9

289

52.3

300

54.2

300

54.2

Total

553

100.0

553

100.0

553

100.0

553

100.0

553

100.0

553

100.0

UO

Continuing

1,608

83.8

1,385

72.2

1,325

69.0

593

30.9

132

6.9

69

3.6

Graduated

-

-

1

0.1

35

1.8

699

36.4

1,116

58.2

1,218

63.5

Stopped Out

311

16.2

533

27.8

559

29.1

627

32.7

671

35.0

632

32.9

Total

1,919

100.0

1,919

100.0

1,919

100.0

1,919

100.0

1,919

100.0

1,919

100.0

WOU

Continuing

408

70.8

357

62.0

341

59.2

211

36.6

58

10.1

28

4.9

Graduated

-

-

1

0.2

5

0.9

122

21.2

267

46.4

300

52.1

Stopped Out

168

29.2

218

37.8

230

39.9

243

42.2

251

43.6

248

43.1

Total

576

100.0

576

100.0

576

100.0

576

100.0

576

100.0

576

100.0

Total

Continuing

4,534

76.4

3,884

65.5

3,701

62.4

2,104

35.5

643

10.8

323

5.4

Graduated

1

-

13

0.2

90

1.5

1,515

25.5

2,871

48.4

3,256

54.9

Stopped Out

1,396

23.5

2,034

34.3

2,140

36.1

2,312

39.0

2,417

40.8

2,352

39.7

Total

5,931

100.0

5,931

100.0

5,931

100.0

5,931

100.0

5,931

100.0

5,931

100.0


NOTE: Two-year degrees earned in three years or less are counted as completions.

* First-Time Freshmen: Students admitted to an OUS institution during fall 1991 on the basis of their high school performance (including a limited amount of college transfer credit) who carried a full-time course load during their first term of attendance. Includes continuing education enrollment and credit.

Source: OUS Institutional Research Services, annual freshman retention and graduation study, February 1998.


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Revised: February 1999
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