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Graduation Rates Detail for California State University, Northridge

Graduation Rates for Students Starting College in 2000

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 2006. 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 2000, 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 206 10 38 30 4.9% 23.3% 37.9%
  Women 248 34 56 31 13.7% 36.3% 48.8%
Asian/Pac Is Totals 454 44 94 61 9.7% 30.4% 43.8%
Black Men 109 1 14 5 0.9% 13.8% 18.3%
  Women 216 10 36 26 4.6% 21.3% 33.3%
Black Totals 325 11 50 31 3.4% 18.8% 28.3%
Latino Men 314 14 28 37 4.5% 13.4% 25.2%
  Women 522 47 97 85 9.0% 27.6% 43.9%
Latino Totals 836 61 125 122 7.3% 22.2% 36.8%
Nat Amer Men 3 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
  Women 5 0 2 0 0.0% 40.0% 40.0%
Nat Amer Totals 8 0 2 0 0.0% 25.0% 25.0%
White Men 298 18 57 30 6.0% 25.2% 35.2%
  Women 377 79 77 46 21.0% 41.4% 53.6%
White Totals 675 97 134 76 14.4% 34.2% 45.5%
NonRes Alien Men 25 1 5 2 4.0% 24.0% 32.0%
  Women 26 2 4 2 7.7% 23.1% 30.8%
NonRes Alien Totals 51 3 9 4 5.9% 23.5% 31.4%
No Response Men 173 6 26 24 3.5% 18.5% 32.4%
  Women 218 30 54 33 13.8% 38.5% 53.7%
No Response Totals 391 36 80 57 9.2% 29.7% 44.2%
Totals Men 1,128 50 168 128 4.4% 19.3% 30.7%
Women 1,612 202 326 223 12.5% 32.8% 46.6%
Grand Totals 2,740 252 494 351 9.2% 27.2% 40.0%

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