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Student Diversity, Retention, and Graduation Rates

Student Body Diversity Rates1

The following numbers represent the percentages among full-time students who were enrolled as of Fall 2018:

Table 1: Student Body Diversity by Gender

Student Category Percentage
Female 60.7%
Male 39.3%

Table 2: Student Body Diversity by major racial or ethnic group

Student Category Percentage
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 0.8%
Black or African American 5.9*%
Hispanic/Latino 2.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
Nonresident alien 3.6%
White 81.3%
Two or more races 2.5%
Race and ethnicity unknown 3.5%

The following numbers represent the percentages among full-time undergraduate students who were enrolled as of Fall 2017.

Table 3: Student Body Diversity by Federal Pell Grant Recipients

Student Category Percentage
Pell Grant Recipients 35%

Retention Rates2

The percentage of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, undergraduate students who began their studies in the fall of 2017 and returned in the fall of 2018 was 76.4%. 

Completion and Graduation Rates3

The following numbers represent the percentages of certificate or degree-seeking, first-time, full-time undergraduate students who began studies in the fall of 2012 and earned bachelor’s degrees in six years or less:

Table 1: Graduation Rates by Cohort and Gender

Student Category Percentage
All undergraduate students 51%
Female 63%
Male 37%

Table 2: Graduation Rates by grant and federal loan status

Student Category Percentage
Recipients of federal Pell Grants 43%
Recipients of subsidized Stafford loan who did not receive a Pell Grant 57%
Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or Direct Subsidized Stafford loan 65%

Table 3: Graduation Rates by major racial or ethnic group

Student Category Percentage
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 82%
Black or African American 39%
Hispanic/Latino 60%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 100%
Nonresident alien 67%
White 57%
Two or more races 34%
Race and ethnicity unknown 57%

 1Source: 20 U.S.C. § 1092(a)(1)(Q).

2Source: 34 C.F.R. § 668.41(d)(3).

3Source: 34 C.F.R. § 668.41(a)‐(d), 668.45, 668.8(b)(1)(ii).

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