Ohio University

First-Year Retention By College and Major

(Last Program in which the Student was Enrolled)

  2006 to 2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to Average
COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Percent
African American Studies --- --- 100% --- 100% --- --- 100%
Anthropology 73% 88% 81% 88% 89% 77% 85% 83%
Biological Sciences 70% 73% 75% 77% 71% 73% 76% 74%
Chemistry 83% 69% 72% 75% 69% 71% 67% 72%
Classics & World Religions 100% 100% 80% 100% 100% 67% 75% 89%
Economics 67% 69% 88% 80% 56% 87% 93% 77%
English 81% 85% 82% 80% 87% 69% 74% 80%
Environmental & Plant Biology 93% 92% 77% 82% 100% 93% 80% 88%
Geography 82% 76% 85% 97% 94% 96% 90% 89%
Geological Sciences 92% 90% 75% 100% 90% 86% 70% 86%
History 76% 77% 79% 88% 76% 83% 81% 80%
Linguistics 88% 70% 71% 80% 78% 91% 75% 79%
Mathematics 77% 82% 85% 81% 76% 88% 89% 83%
Modern Languages 88% 88% 91% 96% 75% 91% 90% 88%
Philosophy 79% 82% 86% 71% 44% 40% 67% 67%
Physics 80% 79% 90% 90% 87% 100% 86% 87%
Political Science 80% 80% 76% 82% 89% 83% 84% 82%
Psychology 68% 75% 78% 81% 79% 73% 71% 75%
Sociology 77% 71% 86% 66% 81% 81% 85% 78%
Women & Gender Studies 100% --- 100% 100% --- --- --- 100%
Undecided Arts & Sciences 64% 62% 65% 58% 59% 73% 76% 65%
ARTS & SCIENCES TOTAL 75% 75% 78% 78% 76% 77% 77% 77%
                 
  2006 to 2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to Average
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Percent
Accounting 89% 88% 91% 96% 87% 93% 87% 90%
Business Economics 80% 100% 82% 93% 89% 75% 80% 86%
Finance 91% 91% 90% 90% 90% 94% 80% 89%
General Business 89% 81% 70% 88% 84% 89% 87% 84%
Management 85% 79% 74% 85% 87% 86% 92% 84%
Management Information Systems 100% 100% 94% 100% 100% 93% 92% 97%
Marketing 87% 95% 95% 89% 97% 88% 89% 91%
Sports Administration --- --- --- --- 82% 86% 84% 84%
Undecided Business 73% 81% 84% 55% 40% 40% 65% 63%
BUSINESS TOTAL 87% 89% 86% 89% 86% 87% 85% 87%
                 
  2006 to 2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to Average
COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Percent
Journalism 90% 92% 91% 93% 90% 92% 90% 91%
Visual Communication 86% 95% 94% 89% 90% 86% 93% 90%
Media Arts & Studies 86% 85% 92% 91% 90% 89% 88% 89%
Communication Studies 89% 92% 87% 95% 85% 85% 81% 88%
Information & Telecommunication Systems 89% 100% 100% 64% 82% 63% 86% 83%
COMMUNICATION TOTAL 88% 91% 91% 91% 89% 88% 88% 89%
                 
  2006 to 2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to Average
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Percent
Early Childhood Education 72% 83% 83% 81% 84% 88% 80% 82%
Human & Consumer Sciences Education --- --- --- --- 87% 91% 87% 88%
Middle Childhood Education 86% 82% 92% 89% 83% 74% 81% 84%
Recreation & Sport Pedagogy --- --- --- --- 100% 75% 94% 90%
Secondary Education 88% 84% 90% 86% 83% 83% 80% 85%
Special Education 84% 86% 84% 76% 91% 87% 87% 85%
Undecided Education 56% 70% 50% 38% 36% 0% 100% 50%
EDUCATION TOTAL 82% 83% 87% 83% 84% 84% 83% 84%
                 
  2006 to 2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to Average
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Percent
Aviation 78% 83% 95% 93% 71% 75% 67% 80%
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering 96% 96% 74% 90% 97% 86% 83% 89%
Civil Engineering 88% 75% 93% 80% 84% 86% 83% 84%
Computer Science 69% 68% 78% 92% 82% 70% 75% 76%
Electrical Engineering 88% 85% 86% 89% 95% 72% 82% 85%
Engineering Technology & Management 81% 100% 88% 100% 86% 88% 81% 89%
Industrial & Systems Engineering 90% 70% 74% 88% 93% 100% 88% 86%
Mechanical Engineering 80% 79% 81% 87% 92% 86% 76% 83%
Undecided Engineering 59% 59% 57% 38% 50% 33% 74% 53%
ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY TOTAL 81% 79% 83% 84% 86% 81% 79% 82%
                 
  2006 to 2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to Average
COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Percent
Art 79% 79% 79% 80% 79% 81% 84% 80%
Dance 73% 79% 93% 80% 64% 84% 100% 82%
Film 100% 50% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 93%
Music 80% 83% 81% 85% 76% 84% 85% 82%
Theater 86% 80% 80% 84% 85% 73% 82% 81%
FINE ARTS TOTAL 80% 80% 80% 81% 77% 80% 85% 80%
                 
  2006 to 2007 to 2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to Average
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES & PROFESSIONS 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Percent
Athletic Training --- --- --- --- 69% 70% 67% 69%
Child & Family Studies --- --- --- --- 94% 85% 84% 88%
Communication Sciences & Disorders 89% 89% 89% 89% 90% 87% 88% 89%
Environmental Health --- --- --- --- 80% 75% 88% 81%
Exercise Physiology --- --- --- --- 87% 83% 80% 83%
Health Administration --- --- --- --- 97% 92% 87% 92%
Nursing --- --- 95% 77% 78% 80% 77% 81%
Nutrition --- --- --- --- 88% 77% 73% 79%
Public Health --- --- --- --- 100% 100% 100% 100%
Social Work 88% 79% 93% 67% 81% 91% 83% 83%
Undecided Health/Human Services 61% 55% 38% 61% 65% 52% 53% 55%
Public Health Sciences & Professions 98% 84% 85% 91% --- --- --- ---
Recreation & Sport Sciences 83% 83% 81% 84% --- --- --- ---
Human & Consumer Sciences 79% 81% 83% 87% --- --- --- ---
Early Childhood - HHS* 86% 78% 86% 0% --- --- --- ---
HEALTH SCIENCES & PROFESSIONS TOTAL 83% 82% 82% 83% 84% 80% 77% 82%
                 
HONORS TUTORIAL COLLEGE 92% 96% 98% 98% 94% 97% 98% 96%
                 
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 84% 83% 88% 79% 84% 82% 89% 84%
                 
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 63% 71% 71% 70% 66% 63% 66% 67%
                 
                 
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 78% 80% 82% 81% 80% 79% 79% 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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