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Retention and Graduation Rates

Percent
First-Year Freshman Retention 85
Four-Year Graduation Rate 59
Six-Year Graduation Rate 73

One of the most significant trends in student outcomes at DePaul is the continued improvement in four- and six-year graduation rates over the past eight years. This year, the four-year graduation rate for the 2012 freshman class was 59 percent.

Of the fall 2010 full-time freshmen, 73 percent had graduated from DePaul six years later, a 5 percentage-point increase from the 2006 class.

Average Time to Degree in Years
FYR TRN SNL Master's
2011-12 4.3 2.9 3.9 2.8
2012-13 4.3 2.9 4.3 2.8
2013-14 4.4 3.0 4.2 2.8
2014-15 4.3 3.0 4.5 2.8
2015-16 4.3 -* -* -*
*Data not available at time of publication

For more in-depth information regarding retention and degree completion, visit EMM's 
Student Retention at DePaul website.