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Graduation Rates Detail for California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Graduation Rates for Students Starting College in 1998

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 2004. 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 1998, 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 490 39 98 72 8.0% 28.0% 42.7%
  Women 285 46 77 37 16.1% 43.2% 56.1%
Asian/Pac Is Totals 775 85 175 109 11.0% 33.5% 47.6%
Black Men 35 0 4 5 0.0% 11.4% 25.7%
  Women 39 1 3 5 2.6% 10.3% 23.1%
Black Totals 74 1 7 10 1.4% 10.8% 24.3%
Latino Men 219 4 36 26 1.8% 18.3% 30.1%
  Women 224 18 36 30 8.0% 24.1% 37.5%
Latino Totals 443 22 72 56 5.0% 21.2% 33.9%
Nat Amer Men 5 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
  Women 3 1 0 1 33.3% 33.3% 66.7%
Nat Amer Totals 8 1 0 1 12.5% 12.5% 25.0%
White Men 286 25 52 36 8.7% 26.9% 39.5%
  Women 230 37 63 23 16.1% 43.5% 53.5%
White Totals 516 62 115 59 12.0% 34.3% 45.7%
NonRes Alien Men 35 4 9 6 11.4% 37.1% 54.3%
  Women 15 1 5 3 6.7% 40.0% 60.0%
NonRes Alien Totals 50 5 14 9 10.0% 38.0% 56.0%
No Response Men 108 8 17 14 7.4% 23.1% 36.1%
  Women 59 7 8 6 11.9% 25.4% 35.6%
No Response Totals 167 15 25 20 9.0% 24.0% 35.9%
Totals Men 1,178 80 216 159 6.8% 25.1% 38.6%
Women 855 111 192 105 13.0% 35.4% 47.7%
Grand Totals 2,033 191 408 264 9.4% 29.5% 42.4%

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