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Graduation Rates Detail for University of California System

Graduation Rates for University of California System

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).

The report follows a group of full-time, first-time, degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students that started college in a given year. The chart shows the rate that the original cohort received their bachelor's degree in 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%.

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Graduation Rate for Freshmen
Starting in Each Year
Latino Students
University of California System
  Completions Completion Rate
Year Gender Cohort 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
1996 Men 1,331 317 440 117 23.8% 56.9% 65.7%
  Women 1,887 690 574 135 36.6% 67.0% 74.1%
  Total 3,218 1,007 2,021 2,273 31.3% 62.8% 70.6%
1997 Men 1,146 303 372 87 26.4% 58.9% 66.5%
  Women 1,766 677 553 96 38.3% 69.6% 75.1%
  Total 2,912 980 1,905 2,088 33.7% 65.4% 71.7%
1998 Men 1,075 272 365 83 25.3% 59.3% 67.0%
  Women 1,705 717 492 93 42.1% 70.9% 76.4%
  Total 2,780 989 1,846 2,022 35.6% 66.4% 72.7%
1999 Men 1,274 362 409 98 28.4% 60.5% 68.2%
  Women 1,972 776 638 107 39.4% 71.7% 77.1%
  Total 3,246 1,138 2,185 2,390 35.1% 67.3% 73.6%
2000 Men 1,339 393 436 110 29.4% 61.9% 70.1%
  Women 2,159 884 660 111 40.9% 71.5% 76.7%
  Total 3,498 1,277 2,373 2,594 36.5% 67.8% 74.2%
2001 Men 1,433 439 442 105 30.6% 61.5% 68.8%
  Women 2,280 1,044 592 94 45.8% 71.8% 75.9%
  Total 3,713 1,483 2,517 2,716 39.9% 67.8% 73.1%
 
 

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