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​Higher Education Opportunity Act Disclosures

​​Student Body Diversity 2013

As a part of the recently revised Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008) institutions must now provide information about the student body diversity, including the percentage of enrolled, full-time students in the following categories:

  • Gender
  • Self-identified members of a major racial or ethnic group
  • Federal Pell Grant recipients

Overall = 3,902

Gender

Female = 2,206 (56.5%)
Male = 1,696 (43.5%)

Race/ethnic subgroups

American Indian or Alaska Native = 6 (0.2%)
Asian = 47 (1.2%)
Black of African American = 152 (3.9%)
Hispanic/Latino = 261 (6.7%)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander = 8 (0.2%)
Nonresident Alien = 74 (1.9%)
Race and ethnicity unknown = 302 (7.7%)
Two or more races = 58 (1.5%)
White = 2,994 (76.7%)

Financial Aid Status

Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant* = 556 (13.4%)

*The N for Pell Grant Recipients is based on the Fall Enrollment IPEDS survey and is 4,146.

Graduation Rates for Full-Time, First-Time,
Degree-Seeking Undergraduates

(Cohort 2007)

As a part of the recently revised Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008) institutions must now provide their completion and graduation rate information disaggregated by:

  • Gender
  • Major racial and ethnic subgroup (as defined in IPEDS)
  • Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant
  • Recipients of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant
  • Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Stafford Loan

 

       ​ ​ ​ ​ TIME TO DEGREE​ ​
​CATEGORY ​NUMBER OF STUDENTS ​4 Years ​5 Years ​6 Years
​Overall ​989 ​82.9% 84.5%​ 85.0%​
Gender ​ ​ ​ ​
​Female 559​ 82.1%​ ​83.2% ​83.4%
​Male ​430 ​84.0% ​86.3% ​87.2%
​Race/ethnic subgroups* ​ ​ ​ ​
​Asian ​29 ​75.9% 79.3%​ 79.3%​​
​Black or African American ​28 ​53.6% 53.6%​ ​53.6%
​Hispanic/Latino ​35 ​80.0% ​82.9​% ​82.9%
​Nonresident Alien ​8 ​75.0% 87.5% ​87.5%
​Race/ethnicity unknown ​75 ​86.7% 88.0%​ ​89.3%
​Two or more races ​23 ​78.3% 82.6%​ ​82.6%
​White ​788 ​84.4% 85.8%​ 86.3%​​
​Financial Aid Status ​ ​ ​ ​
​Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant ​199 ​77.9% 79.9%​ 79.9%​
​Recipients of a subsidized Federal Loan who do not receive a Pell Grant ​432 86.1%
87.3%
88.4%
​Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Federal Loan ​358 ​81.8% 83.8%​ ​​83.8%
 

*American Indian or Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students are not included because there were too few of these students to be able to report their graduation rates with confidence and confidentiality. 

Note: Graduation rates are not fixed numbers due to diploma holds which can be converted at any time to conferred degrees. All graduation rate data is based on the Winter 2014 Graduation Rate data provided to IPEDS.

Retention Rates Fall 2012

As a part of the recently revised Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008), institutions must make available the retention rate of certificate - or degree-seeking, first-time undergraduate students as reported to IPEDS.

Fall 2012 Total = 998

Returned in Fall 2013 = 906

Retention Rate = 90.8%

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