Retention and Graduation Rates

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Under the terms of the Student Right to Know Act, the College must maintain and report statistics on the retention rate of students and graduation rate of students in general.  For more information please go to the National Center for Education Statistics.

First to second-year retention rates of first-time degree-seeking undergraduates: Fall 2018

Graph of first to second year retention rates

Graduation rates of full-time, first-time, degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates within normal time, and 150% and 200% of normal time to completion: 2014 cohort

Graph of Graduation Rates of students

Graduation rates of full-time, first-time, degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates within 150% of normal time to program completion, by gender and race/ethnicity and transfer out-rate: 2015 cohort

Overall Graduation Rates Rate
Total 17%
Men 18%
Women 17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Black or African American 30%
Hispanic or Latino 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander  
White 19%
Two or More Races 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown 11%
Nonresident alien  
Transfer out-rate 11%

Graduation rates of full-time, first-time, degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates within 150% of normal time to program completion, by Title IV aid status: 2015 cohort 

Graph of graduation rates by Title IV aid status

Graduation rates are based on the student’s completion status as of August 31, 2018.

Source: IPEDS

Additional Information

COTC Compiled Graduate Survey Key Findings

Graduate Survey Administration Note: Graduate surveys are mailed to graduates’ last known address and electronically four to six months after program completion.

2018 Employer Survey Infographic

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