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Graduation Rates Detail for Loyola Marymount University

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 63 40 11 2 63.5% 81.0% 84.1%
  Women 83 56 8 3 67.5% 77.1% 80.7%
Asian/Pac Is Totals 146 96 19 5 65.8% 78.8% 82.2%
Black Men 18 8 1 0 44.4% 50.0% 50.0%
  Women 50 30 4 1 60.0% 68.0% 70.0%
Black Totals 68 38 5 1 55.9% 63.2% 64.7%
Latino Men 75 37 11 6 49.3% 64.0% 72.0%
  Women 116 79 8 3 68.1% 75.0% 77.6%
Latino Totals 191 116 19 9 60.7% 70.7% 75.4%
Nat Amer Men 6 1 2 0 16.7% 50.0% 50.0%
  Women 5 3 0 0 60.0% 60.0% 60.0%
Nat Amer Totals 11 4 2 0 36.4% 54.5% 54.5%
White Men 227 139 22 4 61.2% 70.9% 72.7%
  Women 277 181 23 1 65.3% 73.6% 74.0%
White Totals 504 320 45 5 63.5% 72.4% 73.4%
NonRes Alien Men 3 1 0 2 33.3% 33.3% 100.0%
  Women 4 3 0 0 75.0% 75.0% 75.0%
NonRes Alien Totals 7 4 0 2 57.1% 57.1% 85.7%
No Response Men 28 11 4 0 39.3% 53.6% 53.6%
  Women 30 17 4 2 56.7% 70.0% 76.7%
No Response Totals 58 28 8 2 48.3% 62.1% 65.5%
Totals Men 420 237 51 14 56.4% 68.6% 71.9%
Women 565 369 47 10 65.3% 73.6% 75.4%
Grand Totals 985 606 98 24 61.5% 71.5% 73.9%

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