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Graduation Rates Detail for California State University, Long Beach

Graduation Rates for California State University, Long Beach

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 5 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
Black Students
California State University, Long Beach
  Completions Completion Rate
Year Gender Cohort 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
1996 Men 93 2 11 2 2.2% 14.0% 16.1%
  Women 195 9 25 31 4.6% 17.4% 33.3%
  Total 288 11 47 80 3.8% 16.3% 27.8%
1997 Men 87 4 12 6 4.6% 18.4% 25.3%
  Women 209 7 30 19 3.3% 17.7% 26.8%
  Total 296 11 53 78 3.7% 17.9% 26.4%
1998 Men 51 2 10 6 3.9% 23.5% 35.3%
  Women 167 14 34 17 8.4% 28.7% 38.9%
  Total 218 16 60 83 7.3% 27.5% 38.1%
1999 Men 44 2 5 3 4.5% 15.9% 22.7%
  Women 165 16 25 14 9.7% 24.8% 33.3%
  Total 209 18 48 65 8.6% 23.0% 31.1%
2000 Men 75 2 10 8 2.7% 16.0% 26.7%
  Women 171 20 40 17 11.7% 35.1% 45.0%
  Total 246 22 72 97 8.9% 29.3% 39.4%
2001 Men 105 9 14 9 8.6% 21.9% 30.5%
  Women 206 10 47 39 4.9% 27.7% 46.6%
  Total 311 19 80 128 6.1% 25.7% 41.2%
 
 

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