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IPEDS Transfer Cohorts - Retention and Graduation Rates

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                                       Retention Rate Percentage


Fall 2016 IPEDS First-time, Degree-seeking Transfer Cohort
Yearly Retention Rate by Race and Gender

1st Year
Race and Gender Cohort    n       %      CumGPA  
Male
Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) 173 133 76.9 2.30
White (Non-Hispanic) 358 290 81.0 2.88
Hispanic 45 42 93.3 2.82
Other Racea 26 21 80.8 2.71
Unknown Raceb 15 10 66.7 2.23
Female
Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) 209 164 78.5 2.57
White (Non-Hispanic) 336 266 79.2 2.93
Hispanic 42 33 78.6 2.68
Other Racea 22 20 90.9 2.70
Unknown Raceb 6 3 50.0 2.88
Totals
Male Totals 617 496 80.4 2.70
Female Totals 615 486 79.0 2.78
Black Totals 382 297 77.7 2.45
White Totals 694 556 80.1 2.90
Hispanic Totals 87 75 86.2 2.76
Other Race Totalsa 48 41 85.4 2.71
Unknown Race Totalsb 21 13 61.9 2.38
Overall Totals 1,232 982 79.7 2.74

aOther Race includes the following: American Indian or Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic), Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic), and Asian (Non-Hispanic).
bUnknown race reporting by the University System of Georgia (USG)-Board of Regents (BOR) began in Spring 2007.

Note. These reports use the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) First-time, Degree/Certificate-seeking, Transfer cohort. The cohort includes students who: (1) enrolled for the first time in the fall term or (2) enrolled in the fall term who attended first time in the prior summer term, and 3) entered the institution for the first time but previously attended a postsecondary institution at the undergraduate level. Enrollment is counted until first undergraduate level degree is granted by Georgia Southern University. GPA is the end of year Cumulative Grade Point Average from the fall Enrollment Census file (reflects last CUMGPA prior to Fall).

Georgia Southern University, Office of Institutional Research, Retention Report

Last updated November, 2017