Undergraduate Day Persistence & Graduation Rates - 2012

Persistence and Graduation Rates of First-time Freshmen

Athletic Graduation Rates

Graduate Information

First-time First-year Freshmen Persisting to Graduation Within 6 Years (as a percentage of the starting class)

  Still Enrolled Graduated Within
Year Entered Initial Class Size 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year 4 Years 5 Years 6 Years
2003 247 70% 62% 58% 49% 54% 55%
2004 288 72% 63% 58% 56% 59% 60%
2005 285 72% 61% 59% 49% 57% 58%
2006 286 76.2% 64.0% 55.2% 42.7% 51.7% 57.0%
2007 240 70.0% 60.0% 56.3% 45.0% 52.1% 53.8%
2008 183 77.6% 68.9% 65.6% 54.1% 63.4%  
2009 265 67.9% 55.1% 48.7% 44.9%    
2010 256 71.5% 55.9%        
2011 192 74.5%          
2012 268 67.5%          
Average 71.9% 61.2% 57.3% 48.7% 56.2% 56.8%

First-time, First-year students are defined as those students who are Undergraduate Day degree-seeking Freshmen, who are not transfer students, who began in either Summer of Fall of the subject year and whose Active credit hours are non-zero. See here for details.


Athletic Graduation Rates

As Required by NCAA - First-time, First-year Freshmen who received Athletic Aid

Year Entered Number Receiving Athletic Aid Number Graduated Percentage Graduated within 4 or 5 years
2003 36 18 50%
2004 48 30 63%
2005 78 48 62%
2006 72 43 59.7%
2007 48 30 62.5%
2008 53 39 73.6%
2009 74 37 50.0%
2010 91    
2011 60    
2012 78    

Five-year average athletes on aid graduation rate 59%
Five-year average all first-time, first-year freshmen at WJU 62%
* NCAA Division II graduation rates for Student-athletes 55%
* NCAA Division II graduation rates for All Students 48%
* Source: NCAA.org 2010 Federal Graduation Rates for NCAA Division II


Baccalaureate Degrees Awarded

Academic Year August Graduates December Graduates May Graduates
2003-04 43 49 190
2004-05 36 32 199
2005-06 43 44 223
2006-07 21 37 180
2007-08 22 36 189
2008-09 33 40 182
2009-10 27 16 174
2010-11 21 29 161
2011-12 31 27 136
2012-13 19 36 154

NOTE: Degrees reported from July 1 of the start year to June 30 of the end year for each academic year reported.