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Graduation Rates Detail for Stanford University

Graduation Rates for Students Starting College in 1996

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 2002. 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 1996, 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 175 144 16 5 82.3% 91.4% 94.3%
  Women 196 160 24 5 81.6% 93.9% 96.4%
Asian/Pac Is Totals 371 304 40 10 81.9% 92.7% 95.4%
Black Men 56 27 14 4 48.2% 73.2% 80.4%
  Women 69 46 13 5 66.7% 85.5% 92.8%
Black Totals 125 73 27 9 58.4% 80.0% 87.2%
Latino Men 90 56 16 6 62.2% 80.0% 86.7%
  Women 81 65 8 2 80.2% 90.1% 92.6%
Latino Totals 171 121 24 8 70.8% 84.8% 89.5%
Nat Amer Men 10 4 0 0 40.0% 40.0% 40.0%
  Women 15 4 4 1 26.7% 53.3% 60.0%
Nat Amer Totals 25 8 4 1 32.0% 48.0% 52.0%
White Men 434 334 48 14 77.0% 88.0% 91.2%
  Women 409 337 45 11 82.4% 93.4% 96.1%
White Totals 843 671 93 25 79.6% 90.6% 93.6%
NonRes Alien Men 44 39 2 3 88.6% 93.2% 100.0%
  Women 28 23 2 0 82.1% 89.3% 89.3%
NonRes Alien Totals 72 62 4 3 86.1% 91.7% 95.8%
Totals Men 809 604 96 32 74.7% 86.5% 90.5%
Women 798 635 96 24 79.6% 91.6% 94.6%
Grand Totals 1,607 1,239 192 56 77.1% 89.0% 92.5%

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