Student Success

Data last updated: August 2017

Student success can be characterized as what students – whether traditional, nontraditional, or graduate students – expect for their investment of time and money. In other words, students make timely progress toward their degree, which can translate into lower student loan debt. This section provides retention rates, graduation rates, and credit hour completions during the first year.

Other Performance Indicators: Academic Profile; Student Experience; Diversity & Inclusion; Globalization

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First year 24 Credit Hour Completion Total

Measure 1: First Year Completion of 24 Credit Hours*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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Year Percentage
2012 - 2013 74.81%
2013 - 2014 74.21%
2014 - 2015 76.96%
2015 - 2016 78.30%
2016 - 2017 77.74%

* Determined by dividing the number of IPEDS cohort students completing 24 credit hours in their first year of college by the total IPEDS cohort.

Measure 2: First Year Completion of 24 Credit Hours by Race/Ethnicity*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
American Indian or Alaskan Native 55.56% 46.15% 66.67% 63.64% 70%
Asian 64.71% 80.56% 88.64% 77.55% 74.36%
Black or African American 54.94% 56.63% 57.76% 68.23% 61.25%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 80% 100% 75% 100% 0%
White or Caucasian 76.87% 76.39% 78.71% 79.09% 79.58%
More than one race 63.37% 67.31% 66.38% 79.67% 63.7%
Hispanic or Latino 77.78% 68.48% 75.25% 75.49% 73.39%
Non-Resident Alien 87.1% 63.64% 82.61% 83.78% 95.83%
Unknown 70.59% 56.25% 70% 80% 100%
Not a US Citizen - 66.67% - 60% 50%

* Determined by dividing the number of IPEDS cohort students completing 24 credit hours in their first year of college by the total IPEDS cohort.
**Those with 0.00% indicate an enrollment but not a completion. If the category is blank, there was no enrollment during that time period.

Measure 3: First Year Completion of 24 Credit Hours by Gender*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
Male 69.40% 68.53% 70.59% 72.27% 72.07%
Female 78.08% 77.88% 81.10% 81.78% 81.35%

* Determined by dividing the number of IPEDS cohort students completing 24 credit hours in their first year of college by the total IPEDS cohort.

Measure 4: First Year Completion of 24 Credit Hours by Age*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
Under 18 years 77.50% 71.79% 79.41% 79.55% 73.53%
18 to 19 years 76.21% 75.38% 77.49% 79.22% 78.44%
20 to 21 years 39.29% 36.00% 93.33% 54.55% 68.00%
22 to 24 years 45.71% 53.57% 52.00% 48.39% 25.00%
25 to 29 years 18.75% 52.94% 25.00% 0.00% 35.71%
30 to 34 years 50.00% 25.00% 50.00% 16.67% 0.00%
35 to 39 years 40.00% 40.00% 25.00% 50.00% -
40 to 44 years 25.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 100.00%
50 to 54 years - 0.00% - 0.00% -
45 to 49 years - 0.00% - - 50.00%
55 to 59 years 0.00% - - - -
65 years and above - 0.00% - - -
60 to 64 years - - 0.00% - -

* Determined by dividing the number of IPEDS cohort students completing 24 credit hours in their first year of college by the total IPEDS cohort.
**Those with 0.00% indicate an enrollment but not a completion. If the category is blank, there was no enrollment during that time period.

Measure 5: First Year Completion of 24 Credit Hours by Geographic Origin*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
Missouri 43.17% 44.33% 45.22% 46.33% 76.48%
Out of State 64.37% 63.66% 65.79% 67.62% 85.94%
International 51.61% 44.12% 54.17% 48.72% 96.00%
Unknown - 0.00% 0.00% - 0.00%

* Determined by dividing the number of IPEDS cohort students completing 24 credit hours in their first year of college by the total IPEDS cohort.
**Those with 0.00% indicate an enrollment but not a completion. If the category is blank, there was no enrollment during that time period.

Measure 6: First Year Completion of 24 Credit Hours by First Generation Status*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
Unknown 75.00% 64.25% 75.36% 77.78% 68.75%
First Generation 67.31% 68.67% 70.48% 71.68% 69.29%
Not First Generation 80.05% 80.79% 80.82% 82.29% 83.78%

* Determined by dividing the number of IPEDS cohort students completing 24 credit hours in their first year of college by the total IPEDS cohort.
**Students are considered first-generation if neither one of their parents received a bachelor’s degree (according to admissions application to MSU).

First year 30 Credit Hour Completion Total

Measure 1: Percentage of First Year Completion of 30 Credit Hours*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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Year Percentage
2012 - 2013 45.35%
2013 - 2014 46.68%
2014 - 2015 47.77%
2015 - 2016 48.92%
2016 - 2017 44.02%

* Determined by dividing the number of IPEDS cohort students completing 30 credit hours in their first year of college by the total IPEDS cohort.

Measure 2: First Year Completion of 30 Credit Hours by Race/Ethnicity*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
American Indian or Alaskan Native 11.11% 23.08% 55.56% 27.27% 50.00%
Asian 32.35% 50.00% 56.82% 55.10% 48.72%
Black or African American 16.05% 22.29% 19.88% 25.52% 20.63%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 60.00% 50.00% 75.00% 0.00% 0.00%
White or Caucasian 48.57% 49.10% 49.43% 50.26% 46.30%
More than one race 32.67% 48.08% 44.83% 56.10% 30.37%
Hispanic or Latino 44.44% 41.30% 49.50% 46.08% 35.48%
Non-Resident Alien 51.61% 42.42% 56.52% 48.65% 58.33%
Unknown 41.18% 12.50% 40.00% 80.00% 50.00%
Not a US Citizen - 0.00% - 20.00% 50.00%

* Determined by dividing the number of IPEDS cohort students completing 30 credit hours in their first year of college by the total IPEDS cohort.
**Those with 0.00% indicate an enrollment but not a completion. If the category is blank, there was no enrollment during that time period.

Measure 3: First Year Completion of 30 Credit Hours by Gender*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
Male 39.85% 39.04% 39.30% 39.33% 35.67%
Female 48.67% 51.61% 53.27% 54.46% 49.33%

* Determined by dividing the number of IPEDS cohort students completing 30 credit hours in their first year of college by the total IPEDS cohort.

Measure 4: First Year Completion of 30 Credit Hours by Age*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
Under 18 years 42.50% 51.28% 50.00% 61.36% 44.12%
18 to 19 years 46.61% 47.69% 48.57% 49.63% 44.59%
20 to 21 years 17.86% 28.00% 26.67% 31.82% 24.00%
22 to 24 years 14.29% 10.71% 8.00% 6.45% 5.00%
25 to 29 years 0.00% 17.65% 0.00% 0.00% 7.14%
30 to 34 years 25.00% 0.00% 50.00% 0.00% 0.00%
35 to 39 years 40.00% 20.00% 0.00% 0.00% -
40 to 44 years 0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 100.00%
50 to 54 years - 0.00% - 0.00% -
45 to 49 years - 0.00% - - 50.00%
55 to 59 years 0.00% - - - -
65 years and above - 0.00% - - -
60 to 64 years - - 0.00% - -

* Determined by dividing the number of IPEDS cohort students completing 30 credit hours in their first year of college by the total IPEDS cohort.
**Those with 0.00% indicate an enrollment but not a completion. If the category is blank, there was no enrollment during that time period.

Measure 5: First Year Completion of 30 Credit Hours by Geographic Origin*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
International 51.61% 44.12% 54.17% 48.72% 60.00%
Missouri 43.17% 44.33% 45.22% 46.33% 42.00%
Out of State 64.37% 63.66% 65.79% 67.62% 57.82%
Unknown - 0.00% 0.00% - 0.00%

* Determined by dividing the number of IPEDS cohort students completing 30 credit hours in their first year of college by the total IPEDS cohort.
**Those with 0.00% indicate an enrollment but not a completion. If the category is blank, there was no enrollment during that time period.

Measure 6: First Year Completion of 30 Credit Hours by First Generation Status*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017
Unknown 47.11% 36.92% 49.64% 45.89% 37.50%
First Generation 38.22% 39.50% 40.31% 41.67% 36.71%
Not First Generation 49.84% 54.24% 51.58% 53.56% 49.11%

* Determined by dividing the number of IPEDS cohort students completing 30 credit hours in their first year of college by the total IPEDS cohort.
**Students are considered first-generation if neither one of their parents received a bachelor’s degree (according to admissions application to MSU).

Undergraduate Student Retention

Measure 1: Undergraduate Student Retention*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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Year Percentage
2012-2013 75.25%
2013-2014 75.31%
2014-2015 78.27%
2015-2016 79.11%
2016-2017 77.34%

* The percentage of IPEDS cohort students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.

Measure 2: Undergraduate Retention by Race/Ethnicity*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
American Indian or Alaskan Native 66.67% 30.77% 55.56% 63.64% 80.00%
Asian 70.59% 86.11% 95.45% 79.59% 76.92%
Black or African American 66.05% 71.08% 68.94% 74.48% 65.00%
Hispanic or Latino 72.73% 70.65% 78.22% 74.51% 70.97%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 80.00% 100.00% 75.00% 100.00% 0.00%
White or Caucasian 76.49% 76.28% 79.05% 79.42% 78.77%
More than one race 63.37% 67.31% 72.41% 82.93% 67.91%
Non-Resident Alien 96.77% 78.79% 82.61% 91.89% 91.67%
Unknown 70.59% 62.50% 70.00% 86.67% 75.00%
Not a US Citizen - 66.67% - 0.00% 50.00%

* The percentage IPEDS cohort students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.
**Those with 0.00% indicate an enrollment but not a completion. If the category is blank, there was no enrollment during that time period.

Measure 3: Undergraduate Retention by Gender*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Male 74.08% 71.27% 74.89% 75.62% 72.27%
Female 75.95% 77.91% 80.46% 81.12% 80.56%

* The percentage of IPEDS cohort students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.

Measure 4: Undergraduate Retention by Age*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Under 18 years 80.00% 76.92% 76.47% 75.00% 56.98%
18 to 19 years 76.34% 75.94% 78.58% 79.77% 81.48%
20 to 21 years 50.00% 68.00% 93.33% 59.09% 90.16%
22 to 24 years 45.71% 60.71% 64.00% 54.84% 88.28%
25 to 29 years 37.50% 47.06% 43.75% 45.45% 83.55%
30 to 34 years 25.00% 50.00% 50.00% 33.33% 86.57%
35 to 39 years 60.00% 40.00% 50.00% 50.00% 87.68%
40 to 44 years 25.00% 33.33% 100.00% 100.00% 81.08%
45 to 49 years - 0.00% - - 85.92%
50 to 54 years - 0.00% - 100.00% 71.05%
55 to 59 years 100.00% - - - 58.82%
65 years and above - 100.00% - - 50.00%
60 to 64 years - - 100.00% - 75.00%

* The percentage of IPEDS cohort students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.
**Those with 0.00% indicate an enrollment but not a completion. If the category is blank, there was no enrollment during that time period.

Measure 5: Undergraduate Retention by Geographic Origin*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Missouri 74.54% 75.04% 78.64% 78.68% 76.43%
Out of State 78.95% 77.48% 75.44% 80.83% 82.98%
International 96.77% 76.47% 83.33% 92.31% 92.00%
Unknown - 0.00% 0.00% - -

* The percentage of IPEDS cohort students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.
**Those with 0.00% indicate an enrollment but not a completion. If the category is blank, there was no enrollment during that time period.

Measure 6: Undergraduate Retention by First Generation Status*

IPEDS Cohort (Degree-Seeking First-Time, Full-Time New in College)

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2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
First Generation 69.00% 68.90% 72.66% 72.40% 69.27%
Unknown 77.11% 68.46% 78.99% 78.74% 70.31%
Not First Generation 79.09% 81.48% 81.24% 83.13% 82.95%

* The percentage of IPEDS cohort students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.
**Students are considered first-generation if neither one of their parents received a bachelor’s degree (according to admissions application to MSU).

Graduate Student Retention

Measure 1: Graduate Retention Percentage*

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Year Percentage
2012-2013 90.96%
2013-2014 91.78%
2014-2015 91.14%
2015-2016 88.10%
2016-2017 87.32%

* The percentage of graduate students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.

Measure 2: Graduate Retention by Race/Ethnicity*

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2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.00% - - 100.00% 100.00%
Asian 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 85.71%
Black or African American 85.71% 100.00% 70.00% 100.00% 90.00%
Hispanic or Latino 80.00% 87.50% 100.00% 70.00% 81.82%
White or Caucasian 87.87% 89.88% 90.85% 86.43% 84.82%
More than one race 83.33% 80.00% 80.00% 92.31% 87.50%
Non-Resident Alien 96.05% 94.12% 92.78% 90.63% 91.88%
Unknown 93.75% 100.00% 85.71% 81.82% 66.67%
External to US - - - 100.00% 50.00%

* The percentage of graduate students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.
**Those with 0.00% indicate an enrollment but not a completion. If the category is blank, there was no enrollment during that time period.

Measure 3: Graduate Retention by Gender*

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2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Female 90.45% 92.34% 90.73% 88.36% 87.74%
Male 91.63% 91.01% 91.71% 87.75% 86.67%

* The percentage of graduate students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.

Measure 4: Graduate Retention by Age*

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2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
20 to 21 years 100.00% 94.74% 90.48% 92.86% 87.50%
22 to 24 years 90.51% 94.12% 90.42% 89.31% 86.61%
25 to 29 years 92.23% 84.44% 91.07% 89.52% 90.00%
30 to 34 years 87.27% 87.76% 91.07% 91.18% 88.24%
35 to 39 years 93.94% 95.00% 97.44% 82.76% 94.44%
40 to 44 years 90.32% 100.00% 85.71% 60.00% 75.00%
45 to 49 years 90.91% 100.00% 88.89% 50.00% 88.89%
55 to 59 years 100.00% - - 100.00% 50.00%
50 to 54 years 75.00% 100.00% 100.00% 40.00% -
60 to 64 years - - 100.00% - -
Under 18 years - - - - 100.00%

* The percentage of graduate students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.

Measure 5: Graduate Retention by Geographic Origin*

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2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Missouri 87.24% 88.72% 90.58% 84.02% 84.43%
Out of State 87.65% 94.12% 89.66% 90.83% 85.26%
International 96.07% 94.12% 92.78% 90.67% 91.46%

* The percentage of graduate students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.

Measure 6: Graduate Retention by First Generation Status*

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2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Not First Generation 86.21% 84.62% 96.05% 88.31% 85.92%
First Generation 89.80% 93.18% 87.50% 83.33% 83.33%
Unknown 92.09% 93.29% 90.63% 88.68% 88.47%

* The percentage of graduate students from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.
**Students are considered first-generation if neither one of their parents received a bachelor’s degree (according to admissions application to MSU).

Undergraduate 4-year graduation rate Overall

Measure 1: Undergraduate 4-Year Graduation Rate Overall*

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Year Percentage
2009 - 2013 28.49%
2010 - 2014 30.08%
2011 - 2015 31.35%
2012 - 2016 29.92%
2013 - 2017 32.86%

* The percent of IPEDS cohort students who were full-time students in the fall and graduated with a baccalaureate degree within four years. This rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 100% of normal time divided by the revised adjusted cohort. For more information, see FactBook-Section Five-Degrees Awarded and Number of Completers.

Measure 2: Undergraduate 4-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity*

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2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015 2012 - 2016 2013 - 2017
American Indian or Alaskan Native 17.65% 30.77% 38.89% 0.00% 8.33%
Asian 25.00% 36.36% 7.69% 29.41% 22.22%
Black or African American 8.63% 10.40% 12.41% 8.70% 15.66%
Hispanic or Latino 32.84% 21.69% 28.17% 31.31% 23.91%
White or Caucasian 30.88% 31.98% 33.01% 32.28% 35.50%
Non-Resident Alien 37.14% 25.00% 52.00% 41.94% 45.45%
Unknown 20.73% 8.00% 26.92% 17.65% 12.50%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 14.29% 16.67% 0.00% 20.00% 50.00%
More than one race 25.71% 21.79% 20.59% 15.84% 17.48%
Not a US Citizen - - - - 0.00%

* The percent of IPEDS cohort students who were full-time students in the fall and graduated with a baccalaureate degree within four years. This rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 100% of normal time divided by the revised adjusted cohort. For more information, see Factbook - Section Five - Degrees Awarded and Number of Completers

Measure 3: Undergraduate 4-Year Graduation Rate by Gender*

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2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015 2012 - 2016 2013 - 2017
Male 20.78% 24.81% 23.98% 22.28% 25.09%
Female 35.21% 33.67% 36.67% 34.52% 37.87%

* The percent of IPEDS cohort students who were full-time students in the fall and graduated with a baccalaureate degree within four years. This rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 100% of normal time divided by the revised adjusted cohort. For more information, see Factbook - Section Five - Degrees Awarded and Number of Completers

Measure 4: Undergraduate 4-Year Graduation Rate by Age*

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2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015 2012 - 2016 2013 - 2017
Under 18 years 37.04% 35.14% 15.15% 22.50% 35.90%
18 to 19 years 30.31% 30.56% 32.37% 30.75% 33.66%
20 to 21 years 13.04% 20.69% 16.00% 17.86% 12.00%
22 to 24 years 7.50% 17.39% 3.45% 11.43% 7.41%
25 to 29 years 7.14% 10.53% 7.14% 6.25% 5.88%
30 to 34 years 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 12.50%
35 to 39 years 25.00% 33.33% 0.00% 20.00% 0.00%
40 to 44 years 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
45 to 49 years - 0.00% 0.00% - 0.00%
50 to 54 years 0.00% - 0.00% - 0.00%
55 to 59 years - - - 0.00% -

* The percent of IPEDS cohort students who were full-time students in the fall and graduated with a baccalaureate degree within four years. This rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 100% of normal time divided by the revised adjusted cohort. For more information, see Factbook - Section Five - Degrees Awarded and Number of Completers

Measure 5: Undergraduate 4-Year Graduation Rate by Geographic Origin*

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2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015 2012 - 2016 2013 - 2017
Missouri 28.52% 30.06% 30.45% 28.53% 31.78%
Out of State 34.69% 30.93% 37.97% 41.22% 39.46%
International 36.11% 24.00% 52.00% 41.94% 44.12%
Unknown - - 0.00% - 0.00%

* The percent of IPEDS cohort students who were full-time students in the fall and graduated with a baccalaureate degree within four years. This rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 100% of normal time divided by the revised adjusted cohort. For more information, see Factbook - Section Five - Degrees Awarded and Number of Completers

Measure 6: Undergraduate 4-Year Graduation Rate First Generation Status*

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2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015 2012 - 2016 2013 - 2017
First Generation 24.15% 23.76% 25.17% 21.84% 25.64%
Unknown 24.78% 26.11% 27.06% 32.43% 26.98%
Not First Generation 34.41% 35.47% 37.09% 34.92% 39.18%

* The percent of IPEDS cohort students who were full-time students in the fall and graduated with a baccalaureate degree within four years. This rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 100% of normal time divided by the revised adjusted cohort. (Factbook - Section Five – Degrees Awarded and Number of Completers)

Undergraduate 6-year graduation rate Overall

Measure 1: Undergraduate 6-Year Graduation Rate Overall*

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Year Percentage
2007 - 2013 53.39%
2008 - 2014 54.74%
2009 - 2015 52.34%
2010 - 2016 54.24%
2011 - 2017 54.95%

* The percent of IPEDS cohort students who were full-time students in the fall and graduated with a baccalaureate degree within six years. This rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 150% of normal time divided by the revised adjusted cohort. For more information, see FactBook-Section Five-Degrees Awarded and Number of Completers.

Measure 2: Undergraduate 6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity*

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2007 - 2013 2008 - 2014 2009 - 2015 2010 - 2016 2011 - 2017
American Indian or Alaskan Native 40.00% 47.06% 35.29% 38.46% 55.56%
Asian 53.19% 35.90% 42.86% 69.77% 53.85%
Black or African American 43.81% 35.65% 34.53% 32.00% 46.72%
Hispanic or Latino 45.61% 41.46% 47.76% 51.81% 47.89%
White or Caucasian 54.42% 56.68% 54.36% 56.85% 55.84%
Non-Resident Alien 40.91% 41.18% 42.86% 45.83% 72.00%
Unknown 48.68% 45.61% 45.12% 52.00% 57.69%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander - - 71.43% 16.67% 0.00%
More than one race - - 42.86% 41.03% 44.12%

* Percent of IPEDS cohort students who were full-time students in the fall and graduated with a baccalaureate degree within six years. This rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 150% of normal time divided by the revised adjusted cohort. For more information, see Factbook - Section Five - Degrees Awarded and Number of Completers

Measure 3: Undergraduate 6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender*

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2007 - 2013 2008 - 2014 2009 - 2015 2010 - 2016 2011 - 2017
Male 50.23% 49.39% 46.81% 50.51% 48.28%
Female 55.69% 58.63% 56.23% 57.94% 59.77%

* Percent of IPEDS cohort students who were full-time students in the fall and graduated with a baccalaureate degree within six years. This rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 150% of normal time divided by the revised adjusted cohort. For more information, see Factbook - Section Five - Degrees Awarded and Number of Completers

Measure 4: Undergraduate 6-Year Graduation Rate by Age*

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2007 - 2013 2008 - 2014 2009 - 2015 2010 - 2016 2011 - 2017
Under 18 years 43.18% 40.00% 51.85% 56.76% 48.48%
18 to 19 years 54.33% 56.17% 53.94% 55.82% 56.31%
20 to 21 years 39.47% 23.81% 27.66% 27.59% 28.00%
22 to 24 years 16.00% 34.48% 22.50% 30.43% 13.79%
25 to 29 years 8.33% 9.52% 17.86% 42.11% 14.29%
30 to 34 years 57.14% 0.00% 15.38% 8.33% 20.00%
35 to 39 years 100.00% 20.00% 25.00% 33.33% 0.00%
40 to 44 years - 0.00% 66.67% 100.00% 0.00%
45 to 49 years 100.00% 0.00% - 0.00% 0.00%
50 to 54 years 0.00% - 33.33% - 0.00%

* Percent of IPEDS cohort students who were full-time students in the fall and graduated with a baccalaureate degree within six years. This rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 150% of normal time divided by the revised adjusted cohort. For more information, see Factbook - Section Five - Degrees Awarded and Number of Completers

Measure 5: Undergraduate 6-Year Graduation Rate by Geographic Origin*

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2007 - 2013 2008 - 2014 2009 - 2015 2010 - 2016 2011 - 2017
Missouri 53.39% 54.69% 52.20% 55.12% 54.58%
Out of State 54.58% 56.22% 54.61% 54.24% 56.96%
International 36.84% 35.71% 44.44% 44.00% 72.00%
Unknown - - - - 0.00%

* Percent of IPEDS cohort students who were full-time students in the fall and graduated with a baccalaureate degree within six years. This rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 150% of normal time divided by the revised adjusted cohort. For more information, see Factbook - Section Five - Degrees Awarded and Number of Completers

Measure 6: Undergraduate 6-Year Graduation Rate First Generation Status*

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2007 - 2013 2008 - 2014 2009 - 2015 2010 - 2016 2011 - 2017
First Generation 46.27% 46.49% 44.08% 47.89% 48.97%
Unknown 48.39% 51.80% 46.32% 51.64% 47.92%
Not First Generation 60.09% 60.90% 60.13% 60.50% 61.51%

* Percent of IPEDS cohort students who were full-time students in the fall and graduated with a baccalaureate degree within six years. This rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 150% of normal time divided by the revised adjusted cohort.

Graduate 4-year graduation rate Overall

Measure 1: Graduate 4-Year Graduation Rate Overall*

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Year Percentage
2009 - 2013 80.88%
2010 - 2014 83.23%
2011 - 2015 84.65%
2012 - 2016 85.97%
2013 - 2017 84.80%

* The percentage of graduate students who complete their graduate program within four years.

Measure 2: Graduate 4-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity*

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2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015 2012 - 2016 2013 - 2017
American Indian or Alaskan Native 75.00% 75.00% 0.00% 0.00% -
Asian 91.67% 75.00% 87.50% 100.00% 100.00%
Black or African American 81.82% 83.33% 83.33% 71.43% 85.71%
Hispanic or Latino 75.00% 87.50% 75.00% 50.00% 87.50%
White or Caucasian 76.23% 77.91% 81.82% 81.32% 80.72%
Non-Resident Alien 92.31% 91.25% 92.11% 93.91% 90.12%
Unknown 82.35% 82.35% 85.71% 93.75% 88.89%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 50.00% 100.00% - - -
More than one race 50.00% 100.00% 85.71% 83.33% 80.00%

* The percentage of graduate students who complete their graduate program within four years.

Measure 3: Graduate 4-Year Graduation Rate by Gender*

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2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015 2012 - 2016 2013 - 2017
Male 77.38% 82.43% 82.03% 87.08% 82.81%
Female 84.50% 84.07% 87.30% 85.13% 86.26%

* The percentage of graduate students who complete their graduate program within four years.

Measure 4: Graduate 4-Year Graduation Rate by Age*

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2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015 2012 - 2016 2013 - 2017
20 to 21 years 80.95% 81.82% 92.31% 90.00% 84.21%
22 to 24 years 83.82% 85.94% 85.66% 86.82% 88.72%
25 to 29 years 80.81% 79.79% 79.21% 83.65% 77.17%
30 to 34 years 76.74% 82.76% 88.89% 81.82% 77.55%
35 to 39 years 77.27% 87.10% 85.71% 84.85% 90.00%
40 to 44 years 66.67% 73.33% 87.50% 90.63% 81.82%
45 to 49 years 66.67% 75.00% 88.89% 90.91% 80.00%
50 to 54 years 55.56% - 71.43% 75.00% 100.00%
55 to 59 years 100.00% 0.00% - 100.00% -
65 years and above 0.00% - - - -
18 to 19 years 100.00% - - - -
60 to 64 years 50.00% - - - -

* The percentage of graduate students who complete their graduate program within four years.

Measure 5: Graduate 4-Year Graduation Rate by Geographic Origin*

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2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015 2012 - 2016 2013 - 2017
Missouri 73.26% 81.22% 78.54% 81.15% 79.19%
Out of State 87.78% 73.12% 86.73% 79.01% 87.06%
International 92.41% 91.82% 92.11% 93.51% 90.12%

* The percentage of graduate students who complete their graduate program within four years.

Measure 6: Graduate 4-Year Graduation Rate First Generation Status*

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2009 - 2013 2010 - 2014 2011 - 2015 2012 - 2016 2013 - 2017
Unknown 84.39% 85.98% 88.14% 87.95% 86.28%
First Generation 66.67% 79.63% 82.56% 76.47% 82.98%
Not First Generation 80.77% 79.29% 80.27% 82.22% 79.75%

* The percentage of graduate students who complete their graduate program within four years.
** Students are considered first-generation if neither one of their parents received a bachelor’s degree (according to admissions application to MSU).