College Retention, University of Cincinnati

The percent of students who are retained in college is calculated as the number of first-time, full-time students who return to college in the fall term of their second year. Research confirms that successful transition from the first year of college to the second year often dictates the long-term educational success of a student. 

What It Tells Us:

The retention rate for urban school graduates attending University of Cincinnati from first to second year decreased from the previous year by 4 percentage points, but represents a 5 percentage point increase over the baseline year.

*This local urban data point reflects students who attended the institution from public high schools in Cincinnati, Covington and Newport, as well as parochial high schools within the district boundaries.