Ohio University

First-Year Retention By College and Major

(Last Program in which the Student was Enrolled)

  2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to 2015 to Average
COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Percent
African American Studies --- 100% --- --- --- --- --- 100%
Anthropology 88% 89% 77% 85% 75% 94% 82% 84%
Biological Sciences 77% 71% 73% 76% 75% 77% 78% 75%
Chemistry 75% 69% 71% 67% 73% 63% 78% 71%
Classics & World Religions 100% 100% 67% 75% 80% 100% 67% 84%
Economics 80% 56% 87% 93% 86% 89% 83% 82%
English 80% 87% 69% 74% 91% 73% 86% 80%
Environmental & Plant Biology 82% 100% 93% 80% 82% 60% 50% 78%
Geography 97% 94% 96% 90% 84% 95% 87% 92%
Geological Sciences 100% 90% 86% 70% 93% 78% 64% 83%
History 88% 76% 83% 81% 92% 91% 85% 85%
Linguistics 80% 78% 91% 75% 70% 100% 100% 85%
Mathematics 81% 76% 88% 89% 85% 67% 83% 81%
Modern Languages 96% 75% 91% 90% 89% 93% 90% 89%
Philosophy 71% 44% 40% 67% 75% 33% 100% 61%
Physics & Astronomy 90% 87% 100% 86% 75% 72% 75% 84%
Political Science 82% 89% 83% 84% 85% 71% 81% 82%
Psychology 81% 79% 73% 71% 78% 72% 73% 75%
Sociology 66% 81% 81% 85% 68% 76% 81% 77%
Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies 100% --- --- --- 100% 100% 50% 88%
Undecided Arts & Sciences 58% 59% 73% 76% 66% 68% 76% 68%
ARTS & SCIENCES TOTAL 78% 76% 77% 77% 77% 75% 78% 77%
                 
  2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to 2015 to Average
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Percent
Accounting 96% 87% 93% 87% 94% 92% 91% 91%
Business Economics 93% 89% 75% 80% 100% 84% 90% 87%
Finance 90% 90% 94% 80% 87% 90% 86% 88%
General Business 88% 84% 89% 87% 81% 89% 81% 86%
Management 85% 87% 86% 92% 85% 84% 82% 86%
Management Information Systems 100% 100% 93% 92% 100% 96% 93% 96%
Marketing 89% 97% 88% 89% 93% 89% 87% 90%
Sports Administration --- 82% 86% 84% 86% 81% 88% 85%
Undecided Business 55% 40% 40% 65% 79% 72% 87% 63%
BUSINESS TOTAL 89% 86% 87% 85% 89% 86% 87% 87%
                 
  2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to 2015 to Average
COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Percent
Communication Studies 95% 85% 85% 81% 80% 85% 89% 86%
Information & Telecommunication Systems 64% 82% 63% 86% 82% 90% 86% 79%
Journalism 93% 90% 92% 90% 87% 91% 91% 91%
Media Arts & Studies 91% 90% 89% 88% 86% 90% 82% 88%
Visual Communication 89% 90% 86% 93% 92% 84% 88% 89%
COMMUNICATION TOTAL 91% 89% 88% 88% 86% 89% 87% 88%
                 
  2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to 2015 to Average
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Percent
Adolescent to Young Adult 86% 83% 83% 80% 77% 82% 73% 81%
Early Childhood Education 81% 84% 88% 80% 80% 83% 84% 83%
Human & Consumer Sciences --- 87% 91% 87% 85% 86% 93% 87%
Middle Childhood Education 89% 83% 74% 81% 86% 83% 86% 84%
Recreation & Sport Pedagogy --- 100% 75% 94% 78% 90% 78% 86%
Special Education 76% 91% 87% 87% 78% 88% 85% 85%
Undecided Education 38% 36% 0% 100% 38% 43% 93% 50%
EDUCATION TOTAL 83% 84% 84% 83% 79% 83% 82% 83%
                 
  2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to 2015 to Average
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Percent
Aviation 93% 71% 75% 67% 84% 88% 71% 78%
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering 90% 97% 86% 83% 84% 87% 87% 88%
Civil Engineering 80% 84% 86% 83% 85% 84% 84% 84%
Computer Science 92% 82% 70% 75% 77% 82% 75% 79%
Electrical Engineering 89% 95% 72% 82% 88% 85% 82% 85%
Engineering Technology & Management 100% 86% 88% 81% 94% 88% 68% 86%
Industrial & Systems Engineering 88% 93% 100% 88% 90% 88% 100% 92%
Mechanical Engineering 87% 92% 86% 76% 81% 86% 82% 84%
Undecided Engineering 38% 50% 33% 74% 71% 65% 87% 60%
ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY TOTAL 84% 86% 81% 79% 83% 85% 82% 83%
                 
  2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to 2015 to Average
COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Percent
Art 80% 79% 81% 84% 73% 78% 88% 80%
Dance 80% 64% 84% 100% 94% 100% 75% 85%
Film 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% --- --- 100%
Music 85% 76% 84% 85% 89% 92% 89% 86%
Theater 84% 85% 73% 82% 92% 75% 82% 82%
FINE ARTS TOTAL 81% 77% 80% 85% 82% 82% 87% 82%
                 
  2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to 2015 to Average
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES & PROFESSIONS 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Percent
Athletic Training --- 69% 70% 67% 72% 74% 75% 71%
Child & Family Studies --- 94% 85% 84% 81% 87% 85% 86%
Communication Sciences & Disorders 89% 90% 87% 88% 86% 92% 90% 89%
Environmental Health --- 80% 75% 88% 100% 100% 100% 91%
Exercise Physiology --- 87% 83% 80% 88% 84% 83% 84%
Health Administration --- 97% 92% 87% 98% 93% 71% 90%
Nursing 77% 78% 80% 77% 84% 73% 82% 79%
Nutrition Sciences --- 88% 77% 73% 84% 80% 82% 81%
Public Health --- 100% 100% 100% 70% 80% 100% 92%
Social Work 67% 81% 91% 83% 72% 87% 74% 79%
Undecided Health Sciences & Prof 61% 65% 52% 53% 58% 55% 76% 60%
Early Childhood - HHS* 0% --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Human & Consumer Sciences 87% --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Public Health Sciences & Professions 91% --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Recreation & Sport Sciences 84% --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
HEALTH SCIENCES & PROFESSIONS TOTAL 83% 84% 80% 77% 81% 79% 80% 81%
                 
HONORS TUTORIAL COLLEGE 98% 94% 97% 98% 98% 96% 98% 97%
                 
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 79% 84% 82% 89% 85% 100% 79% 85%
                 
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 70% 66% 63% 66% 72% 63% 77% 68%
                 
                 
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 81% 80% 79% 79% 80% 79% 82% 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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