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Graduation Rates Detail for Biola University

Graduation Rates for Biola University

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
White Students
Biola University
  Completions Completion Rate
Year Gender Cohort 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
1996 Men 111 52 19 1 46.8% 64.0% 64.9%
  Women 198 92 28 4 46.5% 60.6% 62.6%
  Total 309 144 191 196 46.6% 61.8% 63.4%
1997 Men 110 49 16 6 44.5% 59.1% 64.5%
  Women 228 113 29 3 49.6% 62.3% 63.6%
  Total 338 162 207 216 47.9% 61.2% 63.9%
1998 Men 119 61 15 3 51.3% 63.9% 66.4%
  Women 249 119 31 2 47.8% 60.2% 61.0%
  Total 368 180 226 231 48.9% 61.4% 62.8%
1999 Men 154 98 4 0 63.6% 66.2% 66.2%
  Women 272 181 9 0 66.5% 69.9% 69.9%
  Total 426 279 292 292 65.5% 68.5% 68.5%
2000 Men 164 79 17 7 48.2% 58.5% 62.8%
  Women 334 194 33 2 58.1% 68.0% 68.6%
  Total 498 273 323 332 54.8% 64.9% 66.7%
2001 Men 178 96 15 7 53.9% 62.4% 66.3%
  Women 336 193 51 6 57.4% 72.6% 74.4%
  Total 514 289 355 368 56.2% 69.1% 71.6%
 
 

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