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Graduation Rates Detail for California State University, Sacramento

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 139 5 24 24 3.6% 20.9% 38.1%
  Women 173 9 40 30 5.2% 28.3% 45.7%
Asian/Pac Is Totals 312 14 64 54 4.5% 25.0% 42.3%
Black Men 63 2 8 6 3.2% 15.9% 25.4%
  Women 84 4 9 7 4.8% 15.5% 23.8%
Black Totals 147 6 17 13 4.1% 15.6% 24.5%
Latino Men 86 2 5 8 2.3% 8.1% 17.4%
  Women 133 14 23 15 10.5% 27.8% 39.1%
Latino Totals 219 16 28 23 7.3% 20.1% 30.6%
Nat Amer Men 3 0 0 0 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
  Women 6 0 0 2 0.0% 0.0% 33.3%
Nat Amer Totals 9 0 0 2 0.0% 0.0% 22.2%
White Men 270 20 45 41 7.4% 24.1% 39.3%
  Women 319 54 64 36 16.9% 37.0% 48.3%
White Totals 589 74 109 77 12.6% 31.1% 44.1%
NonRes Alien Men 12 1 2 0 8.3% 25.0% 25.0%
  Women 11 2 2 0 18.2% 36.4% 36.4%
NonRes Alien Totals 23 3 4 0 13.0% 30.4% 30.4%
No Response Men 66 0 14 15 0.0% 21.2% 43.9%
  Women 102 23 17 9 22.5% 39.2% 48.0%
No Response Totals 168 23 31 24 13.7% 32.1% 46.4%
Totals Men 639 30 98 94 4.7% 20.0% 34.7%
Women 828 106 155 99 12.8% 31.5% 43.5%
Grand Totals 1,467 136 253 193 9.3% 26.5% 39.7%

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