Ohio University

First-Year Retention By College and Major

(Last Program in which the Student was Enrolled)

  2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to Average
COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Percent
African American Studies --- 100% --- 100% --- --- --- 100%
Anthropology 88% 81% 88% 89% 77% 85% 75% 83%
Biological Sciences 73% 75% 77% 71% 73% 76% 75% 74%
Chemistry 69% 72% 75% 69% 71% 67% 73% 71%
Classics & World Religions 100% 80% 100% 100% 67% 75% 80% 86%
Economics 69% 88% 80% 56% 87% 93% 86% 80%
English 85% 82% 80% 87% 69% 74% 91% 81%
Environmental & Plant Biology 92% 77% 82% 100% 93% 80% 82% 87%
Geography 76% 85% 97% 94% 96% 90% 84% 89%
Geological Sciences 90% 75% 100% 90% 86% 70% 93% 86%
History 77% 79% 88% 76% 83% 81% 92% 82%
Linguistics 70% 71% 80% 78% 91% 75% 70% 76%
Mathematics 82% 85% 81% 76% 88% 89% 85% 84%
Modern Languages 88% 91% 96% 75% 91% 90% 89% 89%
Philosophy 82% 86% 71% 44% 40% 67% 75% 66%
Physics 79% 90% 90% 87% 100% 86% 75% 87%
Political Science 80% 76% 82% 89% 83% 84% 85% 83%
Psychology 75% 78% 81% 79% 73% 71% 78% 76%
Sociology 71% 86% 66% 81% 81% 85% 68% 77%
Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies --- 100% 100% --- --- --- 100% 100%
Undecided Arts & Sciences 62% 65% 58% 59% 73% 76% 66% 66%
ARTS & SCIENCES TOTAL 75% 78% 78% 76% 77% 77% 77% 77%
                 
  2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to Average
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Percent
Accounting 88% 91% 96% 87% 93% 87% 94% 91%
Business Economics 100% 82% 93% 89% 75% 80% 100% 88%
Finance 91% 90% 90% 90% 94% 80% 87% 89%
General Business 81% 70% 88% 84% 89% 87% 81% 83%
Management 79% 74% 85% 87% 86% 92% 85% 84%
Management Information Systems 100% 94% 100% 100% 93% 92% 100% 97%
Marketing 95% 95% 89% 97% 88% 89% 93% 92%
Sports Administration --- --- --- 82% 86% 84% 86% 85%
Undecided Business 81% 84% 55% 40% 40% 65% 79% 63%
BUSINESS TOTAL 89% 86% 89% 86% 87% 85% 89% 87%
                 
  2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to Average
COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Percent
Communication Studies 92% 87% 95% 85% 85% 81% 80% 86%
Information & Telecommunication Systems 100% 100% 64% 82% 63% 86% 82% 82%
Journalism 92% 91% 93% 90% 92% 90% 87% 91%
Media Arts & Studies 85% 92% 91% 90% 89% 88% 86% 89%
Visual Communication 95% 94% 89% 90% 86% 93% 92% 91%
COMMUNICATION TOTAL 91% 91% 91% 89% 88% 88% 86% 89%
                 
  2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to Average
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Percent
Early Childhood Education 83% 83% 81% 84% 88% 80% 80% 83%
Human & Consumer Sciences Education --- --- --- 87% 91% 87% 85% 87%
Middle Childhood Education 82% 92% 89% 83% 74% 81% 86% 84%
Recreation & Sport Pedagogy --- --- --- 100% 75% 94% 78% 87%
Secondary Education 84% 90% 86% 83% 83% 80% 77% 83%
Special Education 86% 84% 76% 91% 87% 87% 78% 84%
Undecided Education 70% 50% 38% 36% 0% 100% 38% 47%
EDUCATION TOTAL 83% 87% 83% 84% 84% 83% 79% 83%
                 
  2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to Average
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Percent
Aviation 83% 95% 93% 71% 75% 67% 84% 81%
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering 96% 74% 90% 97% 86% 83% 84% 87%
Civil Engineering 75% 93% 80% 84% 86% 83% 85% 84%
Computer Science 68% 78% 92% 82% 70% 75% 77% 77%
Electrical Engineering 85% 86% 89% 95% 72% 82% 88% 85%
Engineering Technology & Management 100% 88% 100% 86% 88% 81% 94% 91%
Industrial & Systems Engineering 70% 74% 88% 93% 100% 88% 90% 86%
Mechanical Engineering 79% 81% 87% 92% 86% 76% 81% 83%
Undecided Engineering 59% 57% 38% 50% 33% 74% 71% 55%
ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY TOTAL 79% 83% 84% 86% 81% 79% 83% 82%
                 
  2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to Average
COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Percent
Art 79% 79% 80% 79% 81% 84% 73% 79%
Dance 79% 93% 80% 64% 84% 100% 94% 85%
Film 50% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 93%
Music 83% 81% 85% 76% 84% 85% 89% 83%
Theater 80% 80% 84% 85% 73% 82% 92% 82%
FINE ARTS TOTAL 80% 80% 81% 77% 80% 85% 82% 81%
                 
  2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to Average
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES & PROFESSIONS 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Percent
Athletic Training --- --- --- 69% 70% 67% 72% 70%
Child & Family Studies --- --- --- 94% 85% 84% 81% 86%
Communication Sciences & Disorders 89% 89% 89% 90% 87% 88% 86% 88%
Environmental Health --- --- --- 80% 75% 88% 100% 86%
Exercise Physiology --- --- --- 87% 83% 80% 88% 85%
Health Administration --- --- --- 97% 92% 87% 98% 94%
Nursing --- 95% 77% 78% 80% 77% 84% 82%
Nutrition --- --- --- 88% 77% 73% 84% 81%
Public Health --- --- --- 100% 100% 100% 70% 93%
Social Work 79% 93% 67% 81% 91% 83% 72% 81%
Undecided Health/Human Services 55% 38% 61% 65% 52% 53% 58% 55%
Early Childhood - HHS* 78% 86% 0% --- --- --- --- ---
Human & Consumer Sciences 81% 83% 87% --- --- --- --- ---
Public Health Sciences & Professions 84% 85% 91% --- --- --- --- ---
Recreation & Sport Sciences 83% 81% 84% --- --- --- --- ---
HEALTH SCIENCES & PROFESSIONS TOTAL 82% 82% 83% 84% 80% 77% 81% 81%
                 
HONORS TUTORIAL COLLEGE 96% 98% 98% 94% 97% 98% 98% 97%
                 
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 83% 88% 79% 84% 82% 89% 85% 84%
                 
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 71% 71% 70% 66% 63% 66% 72% 68%
                 
                 
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 80% 82% 81% 80% 79% 79% 80% 80%

*From 2009 to 2010, only enrolled students were moved to early childhood education in the College of Education as part of the academic restructuring. The remaining non-enrolled students remained in early childhood education in the College of Health & Human Services.

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