Enrollment Management > Student Retention > Retention Research Outcomes > Proportion of Cohort with High Performance
In 2017-18, 60 percent of DePaul students met "high performance" benchmarks in their first year—a significant improvement since 2004. While the portion of students earning high performance has generally risen over time, continuous improvement in overall graduation rates necessitates more students meeting the high performance benchmarks and fewer students in the low performance group.
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Read DePaul's "Trends in Freshman Retention and Graduation" annual report.