Ohio University

First-Year Retention By College and Major

(Last Program in which the Student was Enrolled)

  2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to Average
COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Percent
African American Studies 100% --- 100% --- --- --- --- 100%
Anthropology 81% 88% 89% 77% 85% 75% 94% 84%
Biological Sciences 75% 77% 71% 73% 76% 75% 77% 75%
Chemistry 72% 75% 69% 71% 67% 73% 63% 70%
Classics & World Religions 80% 100% 100% 67% 75% 80% 100% 86%
Economics 88% 80% 56% 87% 93% 86% 89% 83%
English 82% 80% 87% 69% 74% 91% 73% 79%
Environmental & Plant Biology 77% 82% 100% 93% 80% 82% 60% 82%
Geography 85% 97% 94% 96% 90% 84% 95% 92%
Geological Sciences 75% 100% 90% 86% 70% 93% 78% 85%
History 79% 88% 76% 83% 81% 92% 91% 84%
Linguistics 71% 80% 78% 91% 75% 70% 100% 81%
Mathematics 85% 81% 76% 88% 89% 85% 67% 82%
Modern Languages 91% 96% 75% 91% 90% 89% 93% 89%
Philosophy 86% 71% 44% 40% 67% 75% 33% 59%
Physics 90% 90% 87% 100% 86% 75% 72% 86%
Political Science 76% 82% 89% 83% 84% 85% 71% 81%
Psychology 78% 81% 79% 73% 71% 78% 72% 76%
Sociology 86% 66% 81% 81% 85% 68% 76% 78%
Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies 100% 100% --- --- --- 100% 100% 100%
Undecided Arts & Sciences 65% 58% 59% 73% 76% 66% 68% 66%
ARTS & SCIENCES TOTAL 78% 78% 76% 77% 77% 77% 75% 77%
                 
  2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to Average
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Percent
Accounting 91% 96% 87% 93% 87% 94% 92% 91%
Business Economics 82% 93% 89% 75% 80% 100% 84% 86%
Finance 90% 90% 90% 94% 80% 87% 90% 89%
General Business 70% 88% 84% 89% 87% 81% 89% 84%
Management 74% 85% 87% 86% 92% 85% 84% 85%
Management Information Systems 94% 100% 100% 93% 92% 100% 96% 96%
Marketing 95% 89% 97% 88% 89% 93% 89% 91%
Sports Administration --- --- 82% 86% 84% 86% 81% 84%
Undecided Business 84% 55% 40% 40% 65% 79% 72% 62%
BUSINESS TOTAL 86% 89% 86% 87% 85% 89% 86% 87%
                 
  2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to Average
COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Percent
Communication Studies 87% 95% 85% 85% 81% 80% 85% 85%
Information & Telecommunication Systems 100% 64% 82% 63% 86% 82% 90% 81%
Journalism 91% 93% 90% 92% 90% 87% 91% 91%
Media Arts & Studies 92% 91% 90% 89% 88% 86% 90% 89%
Visual Communication 94% 89% 90% 86% 93% 92% 84% 90%
COMMUNICATION TOTAL 91% 91% 89% 88% 88% 86% 89% 89%
                 
  2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to Average
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Percent
Early Childhood Education 83% 81% 84% 88% 80% 80% 83% 83%
Human & Consumer Sciences Education --- --- 87% 91% 87% 85% 86% 87%
Middle Childhood Education 92% 89% 83% 74% 81% 86% 83% 84%
Recreation & Sport Pedagogy --- --- 100% 75% 94% 78% 90% 87%
Secondary Education 90% 86% 83% 83% 80% 77% 82% 83%
Special Education 84% 76% 91% 87% 87% 78% 88% 84%
Undecided Education 50% 38% 36% 0% 100% 38% 43% 44%
EDUCATION TOTAL 87% 83% 84% 84% 83% 79% 83% 83%
                 
  2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to Average
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Percent
Aviation 95% 93% 71% 75% 67% 84% 88% 82%
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering 74% 90% 97% 86% 83% 84% 87% 86%
Civil Engineering 93% 80% 84% 86% 83% 85% 84% 85%
Computer Science 78% 92% 82% 70% 75% 77% 82% 79%
Electrical Engineering 86% 89% 95% 72% 82% 88% 85% 85%
Engineering Technology & Management 88% 100% 86% 88% 81% 94% 88% 89%
Industrial & Systems Engineering 74% 88% 93% 100% 88% 90% 88% 89%
Mechanical Engineering 81% 87% 92% 86% 76% 81% 86% 84%
Undecided Engineering 57% 38% 50% 33% 74% 71% 65% 55%
ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY TOTAL 83% 84% 86% 81% 79% 83% 85% 83%
                 
  2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to Average
COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Percent
Art 79% 80% 79% 81% 84% 73% 78% 79%
Dance 93% 80% 64% 84% 100% 94% 100% 88%
Film 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% --- 100%
Music 81% 85% 76% 84% 85% 89% 92% 85%
Theater 80% 84% 85% 73% 82% 92% 75% 82%
FINE ARTS TOTAL 80% 81% 77% 80% 85% 82% 82% 81%
                 
  2008 to 2009 to 2010 to 2011 to 2012 to 2013 to 2014 to Average
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES & PROFESSIONS 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Percent
Athletic Training --- --- 69% 70% 67% 72% 74% 70%
Child & Family Studies --- --- 94% 85% 84% 81% 87% 86%
Communication Sciences & Disorders 89% 89% 90% 87% 88% 86% 92% 89%
Environmental Health --- --- 80% 75% 88% 100% 100% 89%
Exercise Physiology --- --- 87% 83% 80% 88% 84% 84%
Health Administration --- --- 97% 92% 87% 98% 93% 93%
Nursing 95% 77% 78% 80% 77% 84% 73% 81%
Nutrition Sciences --- --- 88% 77% 73% 84% 80% 80%
Public Health --- --- 100% 100% 100% 70% 80% 90%
Social Work 93% 67% 81% 91% 83% 72% 87% 82%
Undecided Health Sciences & Prof 38% 61% 65% 52% 53% 58% 55% 55%
Early Childhood - HHS* 86% 0% --- --- --- --- --- ---
Human & Consumer Sciences 83% 87% --- --- --- --- --- ---
Public Health Sciences & Professions 85% 91% --- --- --- --- --- ---
Recreation & Sport Sciences 81% 84% --- --- --- --- --- ---
HEALTH SCIENCES & PROFESSIONS TOTAL 82% 83% 84% 80% 77% 81% 79% 81%
                 
HONORS TUTORIAL COLLEGE 98% 98% 94% 97% 98% 98% 96% 97%
                 
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 88% 79% 84% 82% 89% 85% 100% 87%
                 
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 71% 70% 66% 63% 66% 72% 63% 67%
                 
                 
UNIVERSITY TOTAL 82% 81% 80% 79% 79% 80% 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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