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Retention/Graduation Rates

Retention Rates:

Retention Rates are calculated using 2nd Fall Semester Census Data for Entry Cohort.

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Athens Campus Retention Rates:

(First time, Full time, Bachelor’s Degree Seeking students by entry cohort)

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

4,365

79.1%

73.2%

68.9%

2015 Cohort

4,412

81.5%

75.4%

69.6%

2016 Cohort

4,289

80.0%

72.9%

66.7%

2017 Cohort

4,032

81.4%

75.0%

69.3%

2018 Cohort

3,971

81.5%

74.3%

69.1%

2019 Cohort

3,660

81.3%

75.9%

 

2020 Cohort

3,097

81.3%

   

 

Regional Campus Total Retention Rates:

(First time, Full time, Associates and Bachelor’s Degree Seeking students by entry cohort. Includes Ecampus)

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

1,384

54.0%

39.1%

30.3%

2015 Cohort

1,307

54.9%

40.9%

28.9%

2016 Cohort

1,335

56.8%

40.9%

30.6%

2017 Cohort

1,175

54.2%

37.9%

28.9%

2018 Cohort

1,112

58.4%

44.3%

33.6%

2019 Cohort

990

54.8%

39.1%

 

2020 Cohort

842

55.8%

   

 

Total University Retention Rates:

(First time, Full time, Associates and Bachelor’s Degree Seeking students by entry cohort. Includes Ecampus)

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

5,750

73.1%

65.0%

59.6%

2015 Cohort

5,722

75.4%

67.5%

60.3%

2016 Cohort

5,629

74.5%

65.3%

58.1%

2017 Cohort

5,209

75.3%

66.6%

60.2%

2018 Cohort

5,083

76.4%

67.7%

61.3%

2019 Cohort

4,650

75.7%

68.1%

 

2020 Cohort

3,941

75.8%

   

 

Individual Regional Campus Retention Rates:

(First time, Full time, Associates and Bachelor’s Degree Seeking students by entry cohort)

Chillicothe Campus Retention Rates:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

356

48.0%

34.3%

26.7%

2015 Cohort

287

52.6%

38.7%

28.2%

2016 Cohort

343

56.9%

43.4%

31.2%

2017 Cohort

307

58.3%

40.1%

30.0%

2018 Cohort

270

56.7%

42.2%

33.3%

2019 Cohort

266

52.6%

41.0%

 

2020 Cohort

226

52.2%

   

 

Eastern Campus Retention Rates:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

93

54.8%

40.9%

30.1%

2015 Cohort

123

51.2%

39.8%

35.0%

2016 Cohort

129

56.6%

38.8%

29.5%

2017 Cohort

110

48.2%

39.1%

32.7%

2018 Cohort

92

57.6%

42.4%

33.7%

2019 Cohort

103

64.1%

44.7%

 

2020 Cohort

74

58.1%

   

 

Lancaster Campus Retention Rates:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

417

58.3%

41.5%

31.4%

2015 Cohort

428

54.9%

40.4%

29.0%

2016 Cohort

378

56.1%

42.9%

33.6%

2017 Cohort

350

54.0%

40.0%

30.9%

2018 Cohort

344

56.7%

45.1%

35.8%

2019 Cohort

284

54.9%

40.1%

 

2020 Cohort

197

55.3%

   

 

Southern Campus Retention Rates:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

227

55.9%

37.9%

28.2%

2015 Cohort

204

55.9%

45.1%

24.0%

2016 Cohort

215

56.7%

32.1%

23.7%

2017 Cohort

197

53.3%

26.9%

17.3%

2018 Cohort

190

63.2%

46.8%

32.1%

2019 Cohort

176

50.6%

31.3%

 

2020 Cohort

192

58.9%

   

 

Zanesville Campus Retention Rates:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

290

53.4%

42.1%

34.8%

2015 Cohort

261

59.0%

42.1%

31.0%

2016 Cohort

266

58.3%

43.6%

32.0%

2017 Cohort

209

52.6%

41.1%

33.5%

2018 Cohort

213

59.6%

45.1%

32.4%

2019 Cohort

158

57.6%

39.9%

 

2020 Cohort

151

57.0%

   

 

Retention Rates by College:

(First time, Full time, Bachelor’s Degree Seeking students by entry college, retained to the University regardless of graduating college)

 

Arts & Sciences:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

1,142

74.5%

66.9%

60.3%

2015 Cohort

1,128

77.0%

69.3%

61.4%

2016 Cohort

1,161

74.6%

65.9%

59.4%

2017 Cohort

1,061

77.6%

69.4%

61.5%

2018 Cohort

1,149

76.8%

67.2%

59.4%

2019 Cohort

1,036

77.1%

69.7%

 

2020 Cohort

902

77.4%

   

 

Business:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

462

83.5%

78.6%

75.5%

2015 Cohort

594

86.2%

83.0%

78.5%

2016 Cohort

519

87.1%

81.5%

76.1%

2017 Cohort

467

85.7%

83.3%

78.2%

2018 Cohort

425

89.2%

84.5%

78.4%

2019 Cohort

476

85.5%

82.4%

 

2020 Cohort

404

81.4%

   

 

Communication:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

491

88.2%

84.3%

78.2%

2015 Cohort

521

86.8%

81.4%

74.7%

2016 Cohort

439

86.6%

80.6%

75.9%

2017 Cohort

406

84.5%

80.8%

72.2%

2018 Cohort

412

87.1%

81.3%

75.2%

2019 Cohort

327

83.2%

81.0%

 

2020 Cohort

297

84.8%

   

               

Education:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

416

73.1%

64.9%

59.6%

2015 Cohort

447

74.9%

65.5%

56.2%

2016 Cohort

495

71.9%

63.4%

55.6%

2017 Cohort

446

73.3%

64.6%

59.2%

2018 Cohort

403

76.2%

67.2%

60.3%

2019 Cohort

432

73.8%

63.7%

 

2020 Cohort

368

76.6%

   

 

Engineering & Technology:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

425

81.6%

73.9%

71.3%

2015 Cohort

398

81.7%

76.9%

70.4%

2016 Cohort

387

85.5%

76.0%

69.5%

2017 Cohort

398

84.7%

76.9%

73.1%

2018 Cohort

433

81.5%

75.5%

73.4%

2019 Cohort

340

85.9%

81.2%

 

2020 Cohort

262

80.5%

   

 

Fine Arts:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

175

82.9%

76.6%

72.0%

2015 Cohort

192

87.5%

82.3%

77.1%

2016 Cohort

190

78.9%

71.1%

67.4%

2017 Cohort

178

84.3%

75.3%

71.9%

2018 Cohort

205

86.3%

79.0%

75.1%

2019 Cohort

214

83.6%

75.7%

 

2020 Cohort

230

88.3%

   

               

Health Sciences & Professions:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

816

71.4%

63.6%

57.7%

2015 Cohort

734

74.1%

63.2%

56.3%

2016 Cohort

737

72.3%

63.2%

55.2%

2017 Cohort

777

73.5%

65.6%

59.1%

2018 Cohort

780

71.8%

64.9%

57.9%

2019 Cohort

709

74.0%

67.6%

 

2020 Cohort

650

73.8%

   

 

University College:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2014 Cohort

1,464

66.4%

57.4%

53.4%

2015 Cohort

1,388

68.3%

59.7%

53.5%

2016 Cohort

1,387

68.3%

58.1%

50.8%

2017 Cohort

1,191

68.4%

57.2%

51.9%

2018 Cohort

1,048

70.0%

59.4%

54.0%

2019 Cohort

902

68.1%

58.1%

 

2020 Cohort

698

65.5%

   

 

 

 

Graduation Rates:

Graduation Rates are calculated using Summer Semester End-of-Term degree conferral data for 4th, 5th, and 6th year from Entry Cohort year. Graduation rates are based on entry campus

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Athens Campus Graduation Rates:

(First time, Full time, Bachelor’s Degree Seeking students by entry cohort)

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

4,239

45.1%

62.3%

65.0%

2014

4,365

48.1%

62.8%

65.9%

2015

4,412

51.1%

65.0%

68.0%

2016

4,289

49.8%

63.5%

 

2017

4,032

53.1%

   

 

Regional Campuses Total Graduation Rate:

(First time, Full time, Associates and Bachelor’s Degree Seeking students by entry cohort. Includes Ecampus)

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

1,039

16.2%

24.8%

28.6%

2014

1,044

15.4%

23.0%

25.7%

2015

1,007

16.3%

23.7%

26.6%

2016

1,039

16.7%

25.9%

 

2017

904

16.4%

   

 

Total University Graduation Rates:

(First time, Full time, Bachelor’s Degree Seeking students by entry cohort. Includes Ecampus)

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

5,278

39.4%

54.9%

57.8%

2014

5,409

41.8%

55.1%

58.1%

2015

5,419

44.6%

57.4%

60.3%

2016

5,328

43.3%

56.2%

 

2017

4,936

46.4%

   

 

Individual Regional Campus Graduation Rates:

(First time, Full time, Associates and Bachelor’s Degree Seeking students by entry campus, graduating from the University regardless of campus at time of graduation.)

Chillicothe Campus Graduation Rates:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

349

12.0%

18.9%

21.8%

2014

356

12.9%

18.0%

19.9%

2015

287

15.0%

21.6%

26.1%

2016

343

14.0%

24.2%

 

2017

307

15.3%

   

 

Eastern Campus Graduation Rates:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

119

22.7%

37.8%

42.0%

2014

93

16.1%

25.8%

28.0%

2015

123

19.5%

30.9%

33.3%

2016

129

22.5%

27.9%

 

2017

110

22.7%

   

 

Lancaster Campus Graduation Rates:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

426

18.5%

27.7%

32.9%

2014

417

14.6%

22.5%

25.7%

2015

428

16.1%

23.6%

25.9%

2016

378

19.0%

27.8%

 

2017

350

15.1%

   

 

Southern Campus Graduation Rates:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

258

14.3%

17.8%

20.9%

2014

227

24.2%

31.3%

32.6%

2015

204

19.1%

22.1%

25.5%

2016

215

21.9%

27.4%

 

2017

197

18.8%

   

 

Zanesville Campus Graduation Rates:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

288

22.9%

29.5%

30.9%

2014

290

19.3%

26.9%

29.7%

2015

261

19.5%

27.6%

29.9%

2016

266

21.1%

29.7%

 

2017

209

19.1%

   

 

Graduation Rates by College:

(First time, Full time, Associates and Bachelor’s Degree Seeking students by ENTRY College, graduating from the University regardless of college at time of graduation.)

Arts & Sciences:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

1,102

41.4%

54.9%

57.9%

2014

1,142

43.3%

54.1%

57.2%

2015

1,128

44.3%

57.8%

60.7%

2016

1,161

44.9%

57.3%

 

2017

1,061

49.5%

   

 

Business:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

458

50.4%

69.4%

71.0%

2014

513

54.4%

68.0%

70.4%

2015

641

62.6%

72.9%

74.9%

2016

560

64.6%

73.4%

 

2017

514

67.5%

   

 

Communication:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

463

64.1%

73.9%

76.2%

2014

511

67.5%

76.3%

77.9%

2015

536

66.6%

74.3%

76.1%

2016

456

66.7%

73.0%

 

2017

429

61.5%

   

               

Education:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

422

35.5%

46.2%

49.8%

2014

423

44.7%

54.4%

56.7%

2015

458

43.9%

52.8%

54.8%

2016

504

43.8%

53.6%

 

2017

451

44.8%

   

               

Engineering & Technology:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

453

34.4%

59.2%

62.9%

2014

469

32.6%

57.6%

62.5%

2015

439

33.3%

58.8%

63.6%

2016

428

36.4%

59.1%

 

2017

433

40.9%

   

 

Fine Arts:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

187

43.9%

62.0%

64.7%

2014

175

41.1%

56.6%

62.9%

2015

192

53.1%

69.3%

74.5%

2016

190

47.4%

59.5%

 

2017

178

54.5%

   

 

Health Sciences & Professions:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

914

33.5%

46.6%

49.3%

2014

969

35.1%

47.8%

49.4%

2015

863

35.8%

46.3%

50.3%

2016

866

33.6%

47.6%

 

2017

894

37.8%

   

 

University College"

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2013

1,655

28.3%

43.3%

46.3%

2014

1,526

29.7%

42.1%

45.5%

2015

1,441

31.6%

43.5%

46.1%

2016

1,446

30.2%

43.2%

 

2017

1,235

31.5%

   

 

CSRDE and Comparative Retention/Graduation Data

Degrees Conferred:

Annual degrees conferred count all degrees conferred in a given academic year beginning with Summer, then Fall then Spring.

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Degrees Conferred:

*Doctoral count includes Ph.D., EDD, AUD, and DPT

Year

Associate's

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral*

D.O.

Total

2014-15

632

6,338

1,599

185

125

8,879

2015-16

608

6,402

1,769

178

136

9,093

2016-17

561

6,720

1,708

193

128

9,310

2017-18

530

7,030

1,868

191

184

9,803

2018-19

636

7,011

1,905

193

228

9,973

2019-20

848

6,727

1,988

182

228

9,973

2020-21

498

6,340

2,032

181

230

9,281

2020-21 Degrees Conferred by Academic College:

*Doctoral count includes Ph.D., EDD, AUD, and DPT

Academic Units

Associate's

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral*

D.O.

Total

Arts & Science

0

920

273

46

0

1,239

Business

49

951

579

0

0

1,579

Communication

11

548

84

15

0

658

Education

9

441

299

34

0

783

Engineering & Technology

19

338

156

22

0

535

Fine Arts

0

143

92

4

0

239

Grad College

0

0

0

7

0

7

Health Sciences & Professions

193

2,669

435

53

0

3,350

Honors Tutorial College

0

80

0

0

0

80

International Studies

0

17

41

0

0

58

University College

217

233

0

0

0

450

Voinovich

0

0

73

0

0

73

Osteopathic Medicine

0

0

0

0

230

230

Total

498

6,340

2,032

181

230

9,281

 Associate Degrees Conferred at the Regional Campuses:

 

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021

Chillicothe

139

155

116

139

120

148

116

Eastern

23

16

17

14

9

30

4

Lancaster

132

118

119

101

66

119

68

Southern

122

132

148

131

145

165

121

Zanesville

83

94

71

62

86

91

71

For Graduation Rates of older cohorts than listed here, visit the Historical Data page. 

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