Student Achievements

Incoming Class Size (Fall 2017)

Full-time, first-time students:  1,311

Full-time, transfer students:  859

Graduate students (full- and part-time):  574

Enrollment (Fall 2017)

University:  10,252

Undergraduate:  8,883

Graduate:  1,414

Honors (Fall 2017)

Students enrolled in the Honors College:  385

Programs offered by the Honors College:  10

Dean’s List (Fall 2017)

Students on the Dean’s List:  1,903

Percent of undergraduate students on the Dean’s List:  21.4 percent

Merit Scholarships (Fall 2017)

Trustee scholarships awarded to first-year students:  281

Presidential scholarships awarded to transfer students:  128

Honors scholarships awarded:  102

Other merit scholarships awarded:  50

Retention Rates

Full-Time, First-Time Students

Percent retained after one semester:  91.2 percent (Fall 2016 Cohort)

Percent retained after one year:  77.0 percent (Fall 2016 Cohort)

Full-Time, Transfer Students

Percent retained after one semester:  91.4 percent (Fall 2016 Cohort)

Percent retained after one year:  78.4 percent (Fall 2016 Cohort)

Master’s Degree-Seeking Students

Percent retained after one year:  79.8 percent* (Fall 2016 Cohort)

Percent retained after two years:  27.5 percent** (Fall 2015 Cohort)

* An additional 6.0 percent graduated within one year.

** An additional 50.9 percent graduated within two years.

Graduation Rates

Full-Time, First-Time Students

Percent graduating within 4 years:  34.1 percent (Fall 2013 Cohort)

Percent graduating within 6 years:  55.0 percent (Fall 2011 Cohort)

Full-Time, Transfer Students

Percent graduating within 2 years:  22.4 percent (Fall 2015 Cohort)

Percent graduating within 4 years:  63.9 percent (Fall 2013 Cohort)

Master’s Degree-Seeking Students

Percent graduating within 2 years:  50.9 percent (Fall 2015 Cohort)

Percent graduating within 4 years:  75.7 percent (Fall 2013 Cohort)

Degrees Awarded (Class of 2017)

Bachelor’s degrees:  2,108

Master’s degrees:  349

Doctoral degrees:  5

Students Graduating with Latin Honors (Class of 2017)

Total graduating with Latin Honors:  571

  • Summa Cum Laude:  89
  • Magna Cum Laude:  206
  • Cum Laude:  276

Pursuit of Graduate Study (Class of 2016)

Percent of graduates attending graduate school within one year of graduating:  22.4 percent

  • Percent attending full-time:  15.3 percent
  • Percent attending part-time: 7.1 percent

Employment Rates (Class of 2016)

Percent of graduates employed within one year of graduating:  88.6 percent

  • Percent employed full-time:  70.0 percent
  • Percent employed part-time: 18.6 percent