FALL RETENTION RATES BY YEAR, GPC FALL 1987-1998*

ONE-YEAR RETENTION

RATES

% Retained

Fall

86 to 87

% Retained

Fall

93 to 94

% Retained

Fall

94 to 95

% Retained

Fall

95 to 96

% Retained

Fall

96 to 97

% Retained

Fall

97 to 98*

FULL-TIME FIRST-TIME
Learning Support/Dev. Stud.
Black 53.7% 49.1% 52.8% 54.7% 57.6% 55.6%
Other Race 59.8% 55.0% 57.8% 57.6% 59.1% 56.7%
Total 58.3% 53.0% 57.1% 57.8% 58.6% 56.3%
Freshmen
Black 45.5% 66.7% 62.6% 64.3% 60.2% 54.0%
Other Race 63.9% 61.2% 60.3% 61.5% 55.7% 57.1%
Total 63.1% 61.7% 61.0% 62.1% 56.5% 56.2%
Total
Black 53.2% 51.4% 53.1% 54.5% 58.3% 51.4%
Other Race 61.2% 57.6% 57.7% 59.3% 57.5% 52.1%
Total 59.7% 56.1% 56.6% 58.9% 57.7% 51.9%
PART-TIME FIRST-TIME
Learning Support/Dev. Stud.
Black 34.9% 39.3% 41.2% 43.6% 37.3% 38.1%
Other Race 44.3% 40.5% 44.3% 45.2% 44.3% 43.7%
Total 42.4% 40.1% 42.8% 43.1% 41.8% 41.5%
Freshmen
Black 42.5% 36.0% 35.0% 38.7% 37.9% 38.7%
Other Race 44.9% 50.0% 55.0% 54.9% 38.2% 42.9%
Total 44.5% 47.8% 49.6% 52.3% 37.8% 41.5%
Total
Black 37.3% 39.0% 38.1% 42.2% 40.1% 32.0%
Other Race 44.5% 42.5% 45.4% 46.5% 37.6% 24.8%
Total 43.2% 41.4% 44.5% 45.9% 41.3% 26.6%
College Total - - - - 42.6% 43.6%

* GPC, Converted to Semester System

Source: PAPER