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Retention and Graduation

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

2013 Cohort

4,239

80.1%

72.7%

68.4%

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%

 

2019 Cohort

3,660

81.3%

 

 

 

Regional Campus Total Retention Rates:

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

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

1,440

57.2%

43.1%

33.0%

2014 Cohort

1,383

54.0%

39.1%

30.3%

2015 Cohort

1,303

55.0%

41.1%

29.0%

2016 Cohort

1,331

56.9%

41.0%

30.7%

2017 Cohort

1,173

54.2%

37.9%

29.0%

2018 Cohort

1,109

58.4%

44.5%

 

2019 Cohort

987

54.9%

 

 

 

Total University Retention Rates:

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

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

5,680

74.3%

65.2%

59.4%

2014 Cohort

5,749

73.1%

65.0%

59.6%

2015 Cohort

5,718

75.4%

67.5%

60.3%

2016 Cohort

5,625

74.5%

65.3%

58.2%

2017 Cohort

5,207

75.3%

66.6%

60.2%

2018 Cohort

5,080

76.5%

67.8%

 

2019 Cohort

4,647

75.7%

 

 

 

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

2013 Cohort

349

49.6%

36.7%

27.5%

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%

 

2019 Cohort

266

52.6%

 

 

 

Eastern Campus Retention Rates:

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

119

63.9%

50.4%

42.0%

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%

 

2019 Cohort

103

64.1%

 

 

 

Lancaster Campus Retention Rates:

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

426

66.0%

52.3%

40.1%

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%

 

2019 Cohort

284

54.9%

 

 

 

Southern Campus Retention Rates:

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

258

48.1%

33.3%

24.4%

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%

 

2019 Cohort

176

50.6%

 

 

 

Zanesville Campus Retention Rates:

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

288

58.7%

43.1%

33.0%

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%

 

2019 Cohort

158

57.6%

 

 

 

Retention Rates by College:

Arts & Sciences

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

1,102

75.5%

66.2%

61.2%

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%

 

2019 Cohort

1,036

77.1%

 

 

 

Business

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

458

83.4%

76.4%

70.7%

2014 Cohort

513

81.5%

74.9%

70.4%

2015 Cohort

641

83.0%

78.9%

74.1%

2016 Cohort

560

84.5%

78.0%

72.1%

2017 Cohort

514

81.7%

78.0%

72.4%

2018 Cohort

465

85.8%

80.2%

 

2019 Cohort

504

83.5%

 

 

 

Communication

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

463

84.2%

82.1%

75.2%

2014 Cohort

511

86.5%

81.6%

75.3%

2015 Cohort

536

86.4%

80.6%

73.3%

2016 Cohort

456

86.2%

78.3%

73.5%

2017 Cohort

429

82.8%

78.3%

69.2%

2018 Cohort

422

86.5%

80.1%

 

2019 Cohort

333

83.2%

 

 

               

Education

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

422

69.0%

60.7%

55.5%

2014 Cohort

423

73.0%

63.8%

58.6%

2015 Cohort

458

74.5%

64.6%

54.8%

2016 Cohort

504

71.6%

62.9%

54.8%

2017 Cohort

451

73.2%

64.1%

58.5%

2018 Cohort

409

76.5%

66.3%

 

2019 Cohort

444

73.0%

 

 

 

Engineering & Technology

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

453

79.9%

71.3%

64.5%

2014 Cohort

469

79.3%

69.7%

66.7%

2015 Cohort

439

79.3%

73.1%

65.8%

2016 Cohort

428

82.2%

72.4%

65.4%

2017 Cohort

433

83.4%

73.2%

68.8%

2018 Cohort

462

80.5%

73.6%

 

2019 Cohort

369

81.8%

 

 

 

Fine Arts

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

187

82.9%

74.3%

71.1%

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%

 

2019 Cohort

214

83.6%

 

 

               

Health Sciences & Professions

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

914

68.7%

58.0%

51.4%

2014 Cohort

969

67.1%

58.0%

51.4%

2015 Cohort

863

70.0%

59.0%

50.3%

2016 Cohort

866

70.2%

60.0%

51.0%

2017 Cohort

894

71.3%

62.0%

54.8%

2018 Cohort

873

69.8%

61.9%

 

2019 Cohort

804

71.6%

 

 

 

University College

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Retained to 2nd Fall

Retained to 3rd Fall

Retained to 4th Fall

2013 Cohort

1,655

70.2%

59.3%

53.5%

2014 Cohort

1,526

65.4%

56.6%

52.1%

2015 Cohort

1,441

67.8%

58.6%

52.3%

2016 Cohort

1,446

67.5%

56.8%

49.0%

2017 Cohort

1,235

67.7%

56.0%

50.6%

2018 Cohort

1,080

69.5%

58.5%

 

2019 Cohort

928

67.2%

 

 

 

 

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.

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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

2012 Cohort

3,870

45.2%

60.5%

64.0%

2013 Cohort

4,239

45.1%

62.3%

65.0%

2014 Cohort

4,365

48.1%

62.8%

65.9%

2015 Cohort

4,412

51.1%

65.0%

 

2016 Cohort

4,289

49.8%

 

 

 

Regional Campuses Total Graduation Rate:

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

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

1,340

15.4%

22.8%

26.0%

2013 Cohort

1,440

17.4%

25.0%

28.4%

2014 Cohort

1,383

16.8%

23.9%

26.3%

2015 Cohort

1,303

17.3%

24.4%

 

2016 Cohort

1,331

18.9%

 

 

 

Total University 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

2012 Cohort

4,735

39.2%

53.3%

56.9%

2013 Cohort

5,278

39.4%

54.9%

57.8%

2014 Cohort

5,409

41.8%

55.1%

58.1%

2015 Cohort

5,419

44.6%

57.4%

 

2016 Cohort

5,327

43.3%

 

 

 

Individual Regional Campus Graduation Rates:

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

Chillicothe Campus Graduation Rates:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

303

14.2%

19.1%

22.1%

2013 Cohort

349

12.0%

18.9%

21.8%

2014 Cohort

356

12.9%

18.0%

19.9%

2015 Cohort

287

15.0%

21.6%

 

2016 Cohort

343

14.0%

 

 

 

Eastern Campus Graduation Rates:

Cohort Year

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

130

13.1%

27.7%

29.2%

2013 Cohort

119

22.7%

37.8%

42.0%

2014 Cohort

93

16.1%

25.8%

28.0%

2015 Cohort

123

19.5%

30.9%

 

2016 Cohort

129

22.5%

 

 

 

Lancaster Campus Graduation Rates:

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

372

15.1%

23.4%

28.2%

2013 Cohort

426

18.5%

27.7%

32.9%

2014 Cohort

417

14.6%

22.5%

25.7%

2015 Cohort

428

16.1%

23.6%

 

2016 Cohort

378

19.0%

 

 

 

Southern Campus Graduation Rates:

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

265

15.5%

18.9%

20.8%

2013 Cohort

258

14.3%

17.8%

20.9%

2014 Cohort

227

24.2%

31.3%

32.6%

2015 Cohort

204

19.1%

22.1%

 

2016 Cohort

215

21.9%

 

 

 

Zanesville Campus Graduation Rates:

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

270

18.5%

27.4%

30.7%

2013 Cohort

288

22.9%

29.5%

30.9%

2014 Cohort

290

19.3%

26.9%

29.7%

2015 Cohort

261

19.5%

27.6%

 

2016 Cohort

266

21.1%

 

 

 

Graduation Rates by College:

(First time, Full time, Associates and Bachelor’s Degree Seeking students by ENTRY College)

Arts and Sciences

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

957

42.6%

55.8%

58.4%

2013 Cohort

1,102

41.4%

54.9%

57.9%

2014 Cohort

1,142

43.3%

54.1%

57.2%

2015 Cohort

1,128

44.3%

57.8%

 

2016 Cohort

1,161

44.9%

 

 

 

Business

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

454

46.7%

60.8%

63.9%

2013 Cohort

458

50.4%

69.4%

71.0%

2014 Cohort

513

54.4%

68.0%

70.4%

2015 Cohort

641

62.6%

72.9%

 

2016 Cohort

560

64.6%

 

 

 

Communication

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

511

60.5%

71.8%

74.2%

2013 Cohort

463

64.1%

73.9%

76.2%

2014 Cohort

511

67.5%

76.3%

77.9%

2015 Cohort

536

66.6%

74.3%

 

2016 Cohort

456

66.7%

 

 

               

Education

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

407

36.9%

49.6%

53.1%

2013 Cohort

422

35.5%

46.2%

49.8%

2014 Cohort

423

44.7%

54.4%

56.7%

2015 Cohort

458

43.9%

52.8%

 

2016 Cohort

504

43.8%

 

 

               

Engineering & Technology

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

403

29.8%

51.1%

57.8%

2013 Cohort

453

34.4%

59.2%

62.9%

2014 Cohort

469

32.6%

57.6%

62.5%

2015 Cohort

439

33.3%

58.8%

 

2016 Cohort

428

36.4%

 

 

 

Fine Arts

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

189

43.4%

59.8%

64.0%

2013 Cohort

187

43.9%

62.0%

64.7%

2014 Cohort

175

41.1%

56.6%

62.9%

2015 Cohort

192

53.1%

69.3%

 

2016 Cohort

190

47.4%

 

 

 

Health Sciences & Professions

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

778

32.9%

42.2%

45.9%

2013 Cohort

914

33.5%

46.6%

49.3%

2014 Cohort

969

35.1%

47.8%

49.4%

2015 Cohort

863

35.8%

46.3%

 

2016 Cohort

866

33.6%

 

 

 

University College

Cohort Year 

Total Students

Graduated in 4

Graduated in 5

Graduated in 6

2012 Cohort

1,493

27.8%

41.1%

44.3%

2013 Cohort

1,655

28.3%

43.3%

46.3%

2014 Cohort

1,526

29.7%

42.1%

45.5%

2015 Cohort

1,441

31.6%

43.5%

 

2016 Cohort

1,446

30.2%

 

 

 

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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