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Table 345. Graduation rates of first-time postsecondary students who started as full-time degree/certificate-seeking students, by sex, race/ethnicity, time to completion, and level and control of institution where student started: Selected cohort entry years, 1996 through 2007
Level and control of institution
and cohort entry year
All first-time, full-time degree-seekers Males Females
Total White Black His- panic Asian/ Pacific Is- lander Ameri- can Indian/ Alaska Native Non-resi- dent alien Total White Black His- panic Asian/ Pacific Is- lander Ameri- can Indian/ Alaska Native Non-resi- dent alien Total White Black His- panic Asian/ Pacific Is- lander Ameri- can Indian/ Alaska Native Non-resi- dent alien
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
  Percent completing bachelor's degrees within 4 years after start
All 4-year institutions                                          
1996 starting cohort 33.7 36.3 19.5 22.8 37.5 18.8 41.7 28.5 30.6 13.9 19.0 32.2 15.1 38.6 38.0 41.1 23.2 25.8 42.2 21.7 45.8
2000 starting cohort 36.1 38.9 21.3 25.9 41.0 21.0 41.9 31.1 33.4 15.5 21.8 35.7 17.1 39.3 40.2 43.5 25.2 29.0 45.7 24.0 45.3
2001 starting cohort 36.2 39.1 21.4 25.8 41.9 21.1 42.5 31.0 33.4 15.0 21.3 35.7 18.0 38.7 40.6 43.9 25.7 29.1 47.2 23.5 47.1
2002 starting cohort 36.4 39.3 20.4 26.4 42.8 20.5 38.7 31.3 33.8 14.7 21.8 37.4 17.2 36.6 40.5 43.9 24.3 29.9 47.4 23.0 41.0
2003 starting cohort 36.7 40.0 19.9 26.5 43.8 20.4 37.3 31.9 34.6 14.6 22.3 38.9 17.5 36.1 40.6 44.4 23.6 29.5 48.0 22.5 38.4
2004 starting cohort 37.9 41.1 20.4 27.9 45.0 21.8 43.7 32.9 35.6 15.0 23.2 39.9 18.9 39.7 42.1 45.8 24.1 31.3 49.4 23.9 48.1
                                           
Public institutions                                          
1996 starting cohort 26.0 28.3 15.0 15.8 28.5 14.5 30.9 20.8 22.6 9.9 12.5 23.4 10.9 28.6 30.3 33.3 18.3 18.4 33.2 17.3 34.1
2000 starting cohort 29.0 31.4 17.9 18.9 33.7 16.4 32.7 23.6 25.5 11.7 14.5 27.8 11.9 30.2 33.5 36.3 22.0 22.2 39.1 19.9 36.2
2001 starting cohort 29.4 31.8 17.3 19.0 34.8 16.5 33.3 24.0 26.0 11.2 14.6 28.8 13.7 30.4 33.9 36.8 21.4 22.3 40.3 18.7 37.2
2002 starting cohort 29.9 32.3 16.9 20.1 35.8 16.0 33.4 24.5 26.6 11.0 15.8 30.4 12.7 30.3 34.3 37.2 20.9 23.4 40.8 18.5 37.0
2003 starting cohort 30.7 33.4 16.5 20.6 37.5 17.0 33.7 25.6 27.8 10.9 16.4 32.5 14.1 30.6 34.9 38.2 20.2 23.8 42.0 19.2 37.1
2004 starting cohort 31.3 34.2 16.4 21.5 37.9 17.2 34.4 26.1 28.4 11.2 16.9 32.8 14.5 30.1 35.7 39.2 19.8 24.9 42.6 19.3 39.6
                                           
Not-for-profit institutions                                          
1996 starting cohort 48.6 51.3 29.3 39.9 57.9 33.7 50.4 43.6 46.2 22.1 35.0 53.5 28.9 47.0 52.6 55.5 34.2 43.5 61.6 37.5 54.4
2000 starting cohort 50.3 53.5 28.2 42.9 58.8 36.0 50.3 46.0 48.9 22.3 38.2 56.1 33.2 48.0 53.7 57.3 32.3 46.2 60.9 38.1 53.2
2001 starting cohort 50.9 53.9 30.2 43.4 61.3 37.8 53.9 45.8 48.8 22.3 37.9 56.3 33.2 49.4 55.0 58.0 35.5 47.2 65.0 41.2 58.9
2002 starting cohort 51.0 54.0 29.4 44.1 61.0 36.6 54.8 46.3 49.1 22.9 38.8 57.6 32.1 50.6 54.7 57.8 34.0 47.8 63.6 39.9 59.2
2003 starting cohort 51.5 54.6 29.7 43.9 61.4 34.3 55.1 46.9 49.7 23.1 39.8 58.4 30.6 51.1 55.1 58.4 34.3 46.6 63.6 36.9 59.5
2004 starting cohort 52.4 55.3 30.5 46.1 62.8 39.0 57.4 47.7 50.5 23.2 41.1 59.1 35.4 53.2 56.2 59.1 35.8 49.5 65.6 41.5 61.9
                                           
For-profit institutions                                          
1996 starting cohort 21.8 26.3 14.8 20.1 24.6 16.5 33.8 22.3 25.5 16.1 23.0 27.7 25.6 33.1 21.1 27.5 13.7 16.1 20.3 9.6 34.6
2000 starting cohort 25.7 30.3 22.5 27.4 42.7 28.0 36.5 30.1 34.3 23.7 30.9 44.5 28.7 36.7 20.7 24.5 21.4 23.1 39.3 27.2 36.3
2001 starting cohort 18.6 24.6 19.1 22.4 27.3 13.8 17.5 21.8 28.0 20.0 25.7 30.6 17.5 17.5 15.2 20.1 18.3 19.1 22.4 9.9 17.5
2002 starting cohort 14.2 17.5 10.0 19.1 29.4 11.2 3.4 17.0 20.9 11.8 20.1 33.3 17.6 4.0 11.6 14.0 8.7 18.1 23.9 6.0 3.1
2003 starting cohort 12.7 16.0 8.9 17.9 24.1 6.8 3.6 15.3 18.9 10.6 19.4 27.0 9.4 4.8 10.6 13.6 7.9 16.6 21.2 5.2 2.9
2004 starting cohort 20.4 27.0 13.2 20.6 31.5 9.3 10.5 23.3 30.2 14.8 21.6 36.6 12.3 10.7 17.7 23.6 12.2 19.7 25.3 7.2 10.4
  Percent completing bachelor's degrees within 5 years after start
All 4-year institutions                                          
1996 starting cohort 50.2 53.3 33.3 38.9 56.4 33.3 54.3 46.2 49.2 27.0 34.4 51.8 31.2 51.5 53.6 56.8 37.5 42.4 60.5 34.9 57.9
2000 starting cohort 52.6 55.7 36.0 42.4 60.1 35.1 55.2 49.0 52.0 29.9 37.8 56.5 31.6 53.0 55.6 58.8 40.2 45.9 63.4 37.8 58.0
2001 starting cohort 52.6 55.8 35.8 42.1 60.5 34.8 55.6 48.6 51.9 28.9 37.3 56.0 31.5 52.4 55.8 59.1 40.6 45.6 64.5 37.4 59.6
2002 starting cohort 52.3 55.7 34.3 42.5 61.0 33.8 50.6 48.7 52.1 28.2 37.5 57.4 30.9 49.3 55.2 58.6 38.4 46.2 64.1 36.0 52.0
2003 starting cohort 52.8 56.6 33.8 42.7 62.0 33.4 49.5 49.6 53.3 28.3 38.4 58.5 30.8 48.8 55.4 59.4 37.6 45.8 64.9 35.3 50.1
2004 starting cohort 53.9 57.5 34.2 44.0 62.9 34.7 57.2 50.5 54.0 28.6 39.2 59.3 31.9 53.5 56.8 60.5 38.1 47.5 66.0 36.8 61.3
                                           
Public institutions                                          
1996 starting cohort 45.9 49.0 30.5 34.1 51.3 30.0 46.5 41.6 44.6 24.0 29.4 46.4 27.7 44.1 49.5 52.7 34.8 37.8 56.0 31.8 50.0
2000 starting cohort 49.1 51.9 34.6 38.0 56.8 31.9 49.8 44.8 47.6 27.4 32.6 52.1 27.7 47.2 52.7 55.5 39.3 42.1 61.0 35.1 53.5
2001 starting cohort 49.1 52.0 33.7 37.8 57.2 31.8 50.0 44.9 47.8 26.5 32.6 52.5 28.4 47.2 52.6 55.6 38.5 41.7 61.4 34.3 53.7
2002 starting cohort 49.2 52.2 32.9 38.8 57.7 30.8 50.4 45.3 48.3 26.0 33.7 53.7 27.5 47.0 52.5 55.4 37.6 42.6 61.5 33.2 54.4
2003 starting cohort 50.2 53.5 32.3 39.4 59.0 31.6 51.2 46.6 49.9 26.3 34.6 55.1 28.6 48.0 53.2 56.6 36.4 43.1 62.5 33.8 54.8
2004 starting cohort 50.6 54.0 32.0 40.2 59.3 31.7 51.9 46.8 50.2 26.0 35.1 55.3 28.6 47.2 53.7 57.3 35.9 44.0 62.9 34.0 57.5
                                           
Not-for-profit institutions                                          
1996 starting cohort 59.2 61.8 40.2 51.4 68.7 45.2 60.4 55.8 58.5 34.0 47.4 65.9 42.9 57.7 61.8 64.5 44.5 54.3 71.0 47.0 63.7
2000 starting cohort 60.8 63.8 39.9 55.1 70.0 46.9 60.4 58.5 61.3 35.1 51.7 69.9 45.9 58.9 62.7 65.8 43.2 57.4 70.0 47.7 62.3
2001 starting cohort 61.6 64.4 41.6 55.5 72.1 47.6 64.3 58.2 61.3 34.4 51.2 69.3 44.1 60.4 64.3 66.9 46.6 58.5 74.2 50.2 68.7
2002 starting cohort 61.3 64.2 40.2 55.7 71.1 46.7 64.7 58.5 61.5 34.7 51.4 70.0 44.0 61.9 63.5 66.4 44.0 58.7 71.9 48.6 67.7
2003 starting cohort 62.1 65.1 41.1 56.0 71.9 44.3 65.4 59.3 62.3 35.0 53.1 70.6 41.5 62.1 64.4 67.3 45.4 57.9 72.9 46.3 69.1
2004 starting cohort 62.9 65.6 41.7 57.7 73.1 47.9 67.8 60.0 62.8 35.5 53.9 71.1 45.9 64.4 65.2 67.8 46.2 60.3 74.6 49.2 71.5
                                           
For-profit institutions                                          
1996 starting cohort 25.4 30.1 17.8 23.1 27.3 19.8 51.6 25.6 29.2 18.1 25.4 29.9 30.8 51.0 25.1 31.4 17.6 20.0 23.7 11.5 52.2
2000 starting cohort 30.0 34.8 28.0 31.3 45.1 29.4 44.0 33.6 38.1 27.6 34.4 46.4 28.7 43.1 25.9 30.0 28.4 27.5 42.6 30.4 45.1
2001 starting cohort 22.4 28.2 22.4 27.1 32.3 16.2 21.5 25.1 31.3 23.2 29.6 33.8 18.3 21.5 19.6 24.0 21.5 24.6 30.1 14.0 21.5
2002 starting cohort 17.2 20.7 12.5 22.7 32.0 12.6 6.0 19.9 24.1 14.3 23.6 35.4 18.5 6.3 14.7 17.3 11.2 21.7 27.1 8.0 5.8
2003 starting cohort 17.7 21.4 13.8 22.7 28.7 9.8 7.9 20.0 24.1 14.5 23.4 30.7 13.3 7.8 15.9 19.1 13.4 22.1 26.7 7.6 8.0
2004 starting cohort 25.8 32.6 19.0 25.7 36.5 15.5 17.6 27.6 34.8 18.9 26.0 41.5 15.1 16.8 24.1 30.3 19.1 25.4 30.5 15.8 18.2
  Percent completing bachelor's degrees within 6 years after start
All 4-year institutions                                          
1996 starting cohort 55.4 58.1 38.9 45.7 63.4 38.0 58.0 52.0 54.8 32.8 41.3 59.5 36.2 55.4 58.2 60.9 43.0 49.1 66.8 39.5 61.5
2000 starting cohort 57.5 60.2 42.1 49.1 66.7 40.2 59.6 54.3 57.1 35.6 44.6 62.9 37.1 56.8 60.2 62.8 46.4 52.4 70.1 42.7 63.1
2001 starting cohort 57.3 60.3 41.5 48.3 66.5 39.5 59.3 54.2 57.3 34.6 44.1 62.7 36.1 56.4 60.0 62.8 46.2 51.5 69.8 42.1 62.8
2002 starting cohort1 57.2 60.2 40.1 48.9 67.1 38.3 55.3 54.1 57.3 34.0 44.1 64.0 35.1 53.9 59.7 62.5 44.2 52.5 69.8 40.7 56.7
2003 starting cohort1 57.4 60.8 39.1 48.7 68.0 38.3 53.3 54.8 58.2 33.9 44.6 65.0 36.4 52.8 59.5 63.0 42.7 51.8 70.5 39.7 53.8
                                           
2004 starting cohort1 58.3 61.5 39.5 50.1 68.7 39.4 61.5 55.5 58.8 34.2 45.6 65.7 37.5 58.5 60.6 63.8 43.1 53.4 71.3 40.9 64.9
Open admissions 29.2 35.4 18.1 27.5 34.4 15.2 26.7 27.7 34.1 14.7 24.4 33.5 14.3 27.7 30.4 36.7 20.5 29.9 35.3 15.9 25.7
90 percent or more accepted 45.4 48.3 31.2 33.4 44.4 28.5 48.8 42.8 45.6 28.1 29.6 42.9 25.5 44.9 47.8 50.6 33.2 36.9 45.9 30.8 53.9
75.0 to 89.9 percent accepted 56.3 59.1 39.8 46.7 59.4 38.5 57.1 53.2 56.0 34.7 42.2 55.8 35.5 54.0 58.8 61.5 43.4 50.0 62.5 40.7 60.9
50.0 to 74.9 percent accepted 60.7 64.0 42.0 54.1 67.7 45.0 62.7 57.6 60.8 36.8 49.6 64.7 43.2 58.2 63.3 66.7 45.6 57.3 70.2 46.3 67.7
25.0 to 49.9 percent accepted 70.3 75.6 48.5 58.9 76.5 59.1 74.4 67.9 73.8 40.8 54.1 73.6 56.4 70.8 72.2 77.2 53.5 62.2 78.9 61.0 77.9
Less than 25.0 percent accepted 87.2 88.9 63.2 85.7 92.7 82.6 92.0 85.3 87.4 57.8 81.9 90.3 82.9 91.1 89.4 91.0 68.2 89.2 94.8 82.2 93.0
                                           
Public institutions                                          
1996 starting cohort 51.7 54.3 36.8 42.1 59.5 35.3 51.3 48.1 50.8 30.3 37.5 55.2 33.1 48.8 54.7 57.4 41.0 45.7 63.5 37.0 54.9
2000 starting cohort 54.8 57.1 40.8 46.0 64.1 37.5 54.6 51.3 53.8 34.1 41.1 60.0 33.6 52.1 57.7 59.9 45.2 49.7 67.8 40.5 58.1
2001 starting cohort 55.0 57.5 40.1 45.7 64.5 37.2 55.0 51.7 54.5 33.1 41.1 60.6 33.8 52.5 57.8 60.2 44.8 49.1 67.9 39.8 58.2
2002 starting cohort1 54.9 57.4 39.4 46.3 64.7 35.7 55.5 51.7 54.4 32.9 41.4 61.3 32.2 52.5 57.5 59.9 43.7 50.0 67.7 38.3 59.0
2003 starting cohort1 55.7 58.6 38.6 46.9 65.8 37.1 56.2 52.9 55.9 32.9 42.3 62.7 34.9 53.3 58.1 61.0 42.4 50.4 68.7 38.8 59.5
                                           
2004 starting cohort1 56.0 58.9 38.3 47.8 66.2 37.0 57.2 53.0 56.0 32.7 43.0 62.9 34.9 53.0 58.5 61.4 42.1 51.4 69.2 38.5 62.2
Open admissions 28.8 32.9 17.0 28.4 34.4 10.6 39.5 25.7 29.7 13.8 23.9 29.2 9.3 34.4 31.6 35.8 19.5 32.2 39.9 11.6 45.4
90 percent or more accepted 44.2 47.0 29.3 30.9 41.6 27.9 49.0 42.2 44.9 26.8 27.7 40.1 24.5 46.5 46.1 48.9 31.0 33.9 43.3 30.5 52.6
75.0 to 89.9 percent accepted 54.9 57.3 39.8 45.8 59.6 38.0 56.5 52.0 54.5 34.5 41.4 56.3 34.9 52.4 57.3 59.8 43.3 49.1 62.6 40.3 61.8
50.0 to 74.9 percent accepted 59.9 63.1 41.5 53.6 67.5 43.8 60.0 56.9 59.9 36.0 49.4 64.4 41.9 56.0 62.4 65.8 45.0 56.6 70.2 45.2 64.7
25.0 to 49.9 percent accepted 62.2 68.6 42.1 51.8 68.0 48.7 57.0 58.4 65.4 33.7 45.5 64.8 47.1 51.6 65.2 71.2 47.9 56.0 70.7 50.0 62.5
Less than 25.0 percent accepted 82.2 83.0 49.2 80.0 90.2 78.1 89.1 79.2 81.1 44.4 74.7 86.5 80.5 86.8 86.2 86.7 54.7 85.1 93.5 71.4 91.9
                                           
Not-for-profit institutions                                          
1996 starting cohort 63.1 65.7 44.6 55.7 73.5 48.1 63.4 60.4 63.0 38.9 52.1 71.5 46.7 60.9 65.4 67.9 48.4 58.3 75.0 49.2 66.4
2000 starting cohort 64.5 67.0 45.9 59.0 75.2 50.9 64.5 61.7 64.4 39.3 55.3 73.1 50.1 61.7 66.7 69.1 50.4 61.7 76.7 51.5 67.9
2001 starting cohort 64.4 66.9 45.9 58.7 75.2 50.3 66.8 61.4 64.3 38.9 55.0 72.6 47.0 63.3 66.7 69.0 50.7 61.2 77.1 52.7 70.8
2002 starting cohort1 64.6 67.2 44.9 59.5 75.3 49.8 68.3 61.9 64.8 38.6 55.4 73.8 46.6 65.4 66.7 69.1 49.4 62.2 76.3 52.1 71.5
2003 starting cohort1 65.1 67.7 45.0 59.4 75.9 47.6 69.1 62.4 65.2 38.9 56.6 74.2 45.4 65.6 67.1 69.7 49.2 61.2 77.2 49.2 73.0
                                           
2004 starting cohort1 65.4 67.9 44.9 60.5 76.2 50.7 71.2 63.0 65.7 39.2 57.0 74.4 49.3 68.2 67.3 69.6 49.1 62.8 77.6 51.6 74.4
Open admissions 36.4 43.8 22.2 31.2 43.4 25.9 39.0 34.2 42.6 16.5 27.1 40.3 26.1 41.2 38.5 45.0 26.9 34.8 46.8 25.8 35.4
90 percent or more accepted 50.0 52.9 32.6 40.7 51.1 40.0 48.3 45.7 48.6 29.4 31.7 50.2 37.5 42.3 53.4 56.4 35.0 46.8 51.7 41.8 55.4
75.0 to 89.9 percent accepted 60.3 63.3 40.5 51.1 59.1 41.7 58.5 56.7 60.0 35.1 45.9 54.1 39.7 56.8 62.9 65.7 44.6 54.5 62.7 42.9 60.4
50.0 to 74.9 percent accepted 63.8 66.6 44.9 58.4 69.2 50.0 65.9 60.6 63.6 40.1 54.5 67.2 48.2 61.1 66.2 69.0 48.4 60.8 70.7 51.5 70.8
25.0 to 49.9 percent accepted 79.3 82.3 58.2 73.7 88.3 69.8 82.8 78.7 81.9 52.5 72.0 86.8 70.0 80.3 79.8 82.7 61.5 74.9 89.4 69.6 85.2
Less than 25.0 percent accepted 90.5 92.7 69.2 90.7 95.5 85.1 92.5 89.9 92.4 64.5 88.5 94.6 85.2 91.9 91.2 93.0 73.0 92.7 96.3 85.0 93.3
                                           
For-profit institutions                                          
1996 starting cohort 28.0 33.2 19.2 24.6 28.9 23.1 54.0 28.0 32.3 19.4 26.7 31.7 30.8 53.0 27.9 34.5 19.0 21.9 24.9 17.3 55.1
2000 starting cohort 32.6 38.1 29.7 33.8 47.3 30.4 47.5 35.5 40.2 29.8 36.2 48.4 30.3 46.3 29.1 35.1 29.7 30.9 45.2 30.4 48.9
2001 starting cohort 24.5 30.3 23.8 28.8 34.3 16.6 22.5 27.6 33.6 24.4 31.5 36.3 18.3 22.2 21.1 25.8 23.2 26.1 31.4 14.9 22.7
2002 starting cohort 22.0 25.5 16.3 27.5 35.5 17.1 12.5 23.6 27.8 16.6 26.7 38.4 23.5 11.7 20.5 23.1 16.1 28.3 31.3 12.0 13.0
2003 starting cohort 20.4 24.5 16.1 24.9 31.3 11.9 9.3 22.7 26.7 16.6 25.2 33.6 16.0 9.3 18.7 22.7 15.8 24.7 29.1 9.3 9.4
2004 starting cohort 28.4 35.3 21.3 28.9 38.9 19.2 21.7 30.2 37.0 21.2 29.1 43.5 18.5 23.6 26.8 33.4 21.3 28.7 33.3 19.6 20.3
  Percent completing certificates or associate's degrees within 150 percent of normal time
All 2-year institutions                                          
2000 starting cohort 30.5 31.5 26.1 30.1 33.3 29.3 25.5 28.7 30.0 23.1 27.9 30.1 28.3 22.9 32.1 33.0 28.1 31.8 36.3 30.0 28.3
2002 starting cohort 29.3 30.4 24.2 30.7 31.4 26.3 26.7 27.2 28.6 21.3 27.0 28.7 23.7 22.5 30.9 32.0 26.1 33.4 33.9 28.2 30.4
2003 starting cohort 29.1 29.9 24.2 30.2 31.7 25.9 27.2 27.2 28.5 20.6 26.8 29.4 22.4 22.6 30.7 31.2 26.3 32.7 33.9 28.4 31.5
2004 starting cohort 27.8 29.0 22.9 26.3 30.2 26.7 32.9 25.7 27.3 19.1 22.6 27.9 23.6 30.1 29.6 30.5 25.2 29.0 32.6 28.8 35.3
2005 starting cohort 27.5 28.5 22.6 25.7 31.5 24.9 32.2 25.3 27.0 18.6 21.8 28.4 23.4 29.4 29.3 29.9 25.2 28.6 34.6 25.9 34.8
2006 starting cohort 29.2 29.3 24.5 30.8 34.0 24.2 30.0 26.4 27.2 20.5 25.5 30.5 22.1 27.4 31.6 31.2 27.1 34.5 37.5 25.8 32.4
2007 starting cohort 29.9 29.5 25.3 33.4 33.6 25.6 30.8 26.4 27.2 20.4 26.7 29.7 23.9 26.9 32.7 31.6 28.4 37.9 37.4 26.8 34.4
                                           
Public institutions                                          
2000 starting cohort 23.6 25.7 17.8 16.8 25.5 19.6 23.2 22.2 24.2 16.5 15.4 22.6 19.3 20.4 24.8 27.1 18.8 17.9 28.4 19.9 26.2
2002 starting cohort 21.9 24.5 13.2 16.7 23.8 18.8 25.5 20.9 23.2 13.1 15.2 21.8 16.9 21.4 22.8 25.8 13.2 17.8 25.9 20.2 29.2
2003 starting cohort 21.5 24.1 12.7 16.3 24.8 17.9 25.8 20.8 23.0 12.5 15.2 22.7 16.4 21.3 22.2 25.1 12.8 17.3 27.1 19.0 30.0
2004 starting cohort 20.3 22.9 11.5 15.0 24.2 17.8 30.5 19.6 21.8 11.5 13.8 22.6 17.5 27.8 21.0 24.0 11.5 16.0 26.1 17.9 32.8
2005 starting cohort 20.6 22.9 12.1 15.6 25.8 18.2 29.9 19.9 22.1 12.0 14.6 23.5 18.7 27.4 21.2 23.8 12.1 16.4 28.2 17.8 32.2
2006 starting cohort 20.4 23.1 12.0 15.6 25.4 17.0 24.9 19.9 22.3 12.2 14.7 23.7 16.3 22.5 21.0 23.9 11.8 16.3 27.3 17.5 27.3
2007 starting cohort 20.4 23.0 11.9 16.0 25.6 17.4 25.4 19.9 22.3 12.0 15.2 24.0 18.6 22.0 20.8 23.7 11.8 16.8 27.5 16.5 28.7
                                           
Not-for-profit institutions                                          
2000 starting cohort 50.1 49.6 37.5 56.3 61.4 62.1 43.1 49.5 49.3 31.7 54.3 62.5 64.5 42.6 50.7 50.0 43.1 58.3 60.1 60.2 43.8
2002 starting cohort 49.1 55.1 36.5 46.1 49.5 20.3 45.3 51.1 58.8 33.0 42.9 56.0 21.7 35.3 47.3 51.4 39.2 48.9 44.3 19.3 55.0
2003 starting cohort 49.0 56.0 35.8 39.4 50.1 17.9 64.2 49.6 57.0 31.4 42.4 48.1 16.8 51.6 48.5 55.0 38.8 37.5 51.4 18.7 75.4
2004 starting cohort 44.4 48.9 37.3 35.6 36.6 19.5 54.7 43.2 46.4 38.3 36.4 40.3 17.5 52.0 45.4 51.1 36.3 35.1 34.3 21.0 57.4
2005 starting cohort 48.2 52.3 41.6 47.3 41.6 14.8 51.7 44.5 49.1 38.7 42.9 43.7 10.4 47.7 51.3 54.9 44.9 49.6 40.1 18.0 55.2
2006 starting cohort 52.8 55.0 46.5 47.5 51.2 22.6 69.3 51.3 52.6 45.1 45.6 54.0 21.8 68.2 54.0 56.7 47.7 48.5 48.8 23.2 70.4
2007 starting cohort 51.0 56.1 43.6 46.1 51.0 15.3 63.9 50.0 56.4 45.5 41.1 49.3 10.3 58.1 51.8 55.8 41.6 49.5 52.2 18.9 69.9
                                           
For-profit institutions                                          
2000 starting cohort 59.1 63.1 47.6 60.3 64.4 60.3 55.4 59.3 63.7 45.6 58.2 63.1 55.9 55.0 58.9 62.6 48.6 61.8 65.3 63.8 55.7
2002 starting cohort 57.1 61.0 49.3 59.7 61.7 58.1 58.9 56.6 62.0 45.9 56.1 59.7 58.4 61.9 57.4 60.3 50.8 61.7 63.3 58.0 56.7
2003 starting cohort 57.2 61.8 48.4 60.0 55.8 59.1 36.5 58.0 63.7 45.7 56.9 62.0 59.5 36.7 56.8 60.4 49.4 61.9 52.1 59.0 36.4
2004 starting cohort 58.2 64.3 48.4 59.6 65.4 59.0 71.1 58.1 65.4 44.6 55.4 64.3 59.6 69.4 58.3 63.4 49.9 61.9 66.2 58.7 72.3
2005 starting cohort 57.7 62.9 47.8 61.4 65.8 55.8 57.7 57.7 64.8 43.1 57.5 65.7 56.3 56.3 57.7 61.6 49.4 63.3 65.8 55.7 58.6
2006 starting cohort 58.6 63.0 47.5 63.0 71.8 57.6 63.5 56.8 62.3 43.0 58.3 69.4 57.2 61.6 59.6 63.4 49.3 65.2 73.4 57.9 65.1
2007 starting cohort 60.3 65.0 49.2 64.9 68.5 59.2 66.9 58.3 65.3 44.6 59.3 66.3 56.9 66.7 61.3 64.8 50.8 67.3 69.8 60.2 67.1
1 Includes data for institutions not reporting admissions data.
NOTE: Totals include data for persons whose race/ethnicity was not reported. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2001 and Spring 2002 through Spring 2011, Graduation Rates component. (This table was prepared November 2011.)
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