Y Facts

Retention Rates

Freshman Retention

*Percentage of full-time, first-time

(freshmen) students who are still

enrolled the following fall.

Academic Year Percent


2007-2008 84%
2008-2009 83%
2009-2010 84%
2010-2011 85%
2011-2012 87%
2012-2013 89%
2013-2014 87%

*Not all students who leave to serve a mission inform the University when they leave, but rather when they return two years later. Typically at the six-year GRS report the number of exclusions is higher than the one-year rate, resulting in a retention rate over 90%.

SOURCE: Annual IPEDS reports

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