A Summary Analysis of 3rd and 5th Semester Retention Rates

Fall 1993 through Fall 2010 First-Time, Full-Time New Freshmen

Number Number
Fall  Original Retained Percent Retained Percent
Cohort Enrollment 3rd Semester Retained 5th Semester Retained
1993 1,112 733 65.9% 583 52.4%
1994 1,003 657 65.5% 533 53.1%
1995 1,177 822 69.8% 645 54.8%
1996 1,286 828 64.4% 670 52.1%
1997 1,317 904 68.6% 738 56.0%
1998 1,269 853 67.2% 700 55.2%
1999 1,453 1,000 68.8% 812 55.9%
2000 1,626 1,070 65.8% 871 53.6%
2001 1,682 1,170 69.6% 948 56.4%
2002 1,632 1,122 68.8% 909 55.7%
2003 1,676 1,182 70.5% 962 57.4%
2004 1,794 1,247 69.5% 994 55.4%
2005 1,754 1,222 69.7% 1,013 57.8%
2006 1,741 1,141 65.5% 952 54.7%
2007 1,751 1,208 69.0% 1,025 58.5%
2008 1,776 1,221 68.8% 1,055 59.4%
2009 1,729 1,146 66.3% 947 54.8%
2010 1,635 1,101 67.3% N/A