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Retention and Graduation Rates

Percent
First-Year Freshman Retention 84
Four-Year Graduation Rate 60
Six-Year Graduation Rate 71

One of the most significant trends in student outcomes at DePaul is the continued improvement in the four-year graduation rate over the past 10years. This year, the four-year graduation rate for the 2013 freshman class was an all-time record 60 percent.

Of the fall 2011 full-time freshmen, 71 percent had graduated from DePaul six years later, down slightly from the past two years.

Average Time to Degree in Years
FYR TRN SNL Master's
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 3.1 4.2 2.8
2016-17 4.3 3.0 4.9 2.8
For more in-depth information regarding retention and degree completion, visit EMM's Student Retention at DePaul website.​
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