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Graduation Rates Detail for Humboldt State University

Graduation Rates for Students Starting College in 1999

The data presented below are from a longitudinal report collected by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) in 2005. Only colleges and universities that reported this data in this year are included. Some schools, such as UC Merced and CSU Channel Islands, are too new.

The report follows a group of full-time, first-time, degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students that started college in 1999, labeled below as the Cohort. The Completions columns indicate how many of the original cohort received their bachelor's degree in 4 years, 5 years, and 6 years.

The completion rates are the percentage of the cohort that completed within 4, 5, or 6 years. To calculate the rate, all completions up to and including that time-frame are used as the numerator. For example, based on a cohort of 100 students, if 25 students complete their bachelor's degree in 4 years, the 4-year completion rate is 25%. If 15 students take 5 years to complete their degree, the 5-year completion rate is 40%; that is 40% of the original cohort completed their degree within 5 years of starting. If 10 students take 6 years to complete, the 6-year completion rate is 50%.

Use the links in the table to view graphs of the trend over time for each gender or ethnicity. The graphs for the ethnicities show the data for both genders and the total; the graphs for the genders show all specific ethnicities and the total. Data for non-resident alien and no response are not included in the graphs.

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  Completions Completion Rate
Ethnicity Gender Cohort 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
Asian/Pac Is Men 13 1 4 1 7.7% 38.5% 46.2%
  Women 19 5 5 0 26.3% 52.6% 52.6%
Asian/Pac Is Totals 32 6 9 1 18.8% 46.9% 50.0%
Black Men 8 1 1 1 12.5% 25.0% 37.5%
  Women 23 2 7 2 8.7% 39.1% 47.8%
Black Totals 31 3 8 3 9.7% 35.5% 45.2%
Latino Men 24 0 3 5 0.0% 12.5% 33.3%
  Women 41 7 10 4 17.1% 41.5% 51.2%
Latino Totals 65 7 13 9 10.8% 30.8% 44.6%
Nat Amer Men 4 0 1 1 0.0% 25.0% 50.0%
  Women 12 2 0 3 16.7% 16.7% 41.7%
Nat Amer Totals 16 2 1 4 12.5% 18.8% 43.8%
White Men 223 19 52 24 8.5% 31.8% 42.6%
  Women 288 39 63 36 13.5% 35.4% 47.9%
White Totals 511 58 115 60 11.4% 33.9% 45.6%
No Response Men 43 4 6 3 9.3% 23.3% 30.2%
  Women 53 9 8 8 17.0% 32.1% 47.2%
No Response Totals 96 13 14 11 13.5% 28.1% 39.6%
Totals Men 315 25 67 35 7.9% 29.2% 40.3%
Women 436 64 93 53 14.7% 36.0% 48.2%
Grand Totals 751 89 160 88 11.9% 33.2% 44.9%

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