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One-Year Retention Rates by Gender
2018 Cohort

 
MaleFemaleTotal

Retention Rates
  University Park93.0%94.2%93.6%
  Commonwealth Campuses80.9%82.1%81.4%

Total86.8%89.1%87.9%
 
Cohort
  University Park4,0553,9998,054
  Commonwealth Campuses4,2272,8797,106

Total8,2826,87815,160
 
 
 


Two-Year Retention Rates by Gender
2017 Cohort

 
MaleFemaleTotal

Retention Rates
  University Park87.3%89.2%88.2%
  Commonwealth Campuses69.8%69.4%69.6%

Total78.0%80.6%79.2%
 
Cohort
  University Park3,9043,9257,829
  Commonwealth Campuses4,4062,9907,396

Total8,3106,91515,225
 
 
 


Three-Year Retention Rates by Gender
2016 Cohort

 
MaleFemaleTotal

Retention Rates
  University Park83.9%87.4%85.6%
  Commonwealth Campuses66.4%68.2%67.2%

Total75.0%79.2%76.9%
 
Cohort
  University Park4,2894,1478,436
  Commonwealth Campuses4,4833,1127,595

Total8,7727,25916,031
 
Note(s):- Cohort Population is first-time degree seeking baccalaureate freshmen.
-Rates do not include students who attend the World Campus or PA College of Technology
 
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