Texas Tech University

Fall to Fall Retention from Fall 2000 to Current

(Full-Time, Degree-Seeking, First-Time New Freshman)
(Retained include those students who graduated before Fall 2016 and those who are still-enrolled in Fall 2016.)

ACADEMIC PERIOD Beginning Cohort Retained in 1-Year % Retained 1-Year Retained in 2-Years % Retained 2-Years Retained in 3-Years % Retained 3-Years Retained in 4-Years % Retained 4-Years Retained in 5-Years % Retained 5-Years Retained in 6-Years % Retained 6-Years
Fall 2000 3,821 3,092 80.9% 2,716 71.1% 2,488 65.1% 2,373 62.1% 2,336 61.1% 2,323 60.8%
Fall 2001 3,799 3,134 82.5% 2,666 70.2% 2,450 64.5% 2,376 62.5% 2,345 61.7% 2,313 60.9%
Fall 2002 3,978 3,260 82.0% 2,806 70.5% 2,631 66.1% 2,545 64.0% 2,505 63.0% 2,482 62.4%
Fall 2003 4,312 3,559 82.5% 3,116 72.3% 2,913 67.6% 2,818 65.4% 2,767 64.2% 2,757 63.9%
Fall 2004 3,833 3,216 83.9% 2,836 74.0% 2,650 69.1% 2,556 66.7% 2,553 66.6% 2,537 66.2%
Fall 2005 3,743 3,109 83.1% 2,674 71.4% 2,544 68.0% 2,468 65.9% 2,427 64.8% 2,441 65.2%
Fall 2006 3,862 3,196 82.8% 2,804 72.6% 2,640 68.4% 2,565 66.4% 2,550 66.0% 2,527 65.4%
Fall 2007 4,439 3,569 80.4% 3,093 69.7% 2,909 65.5% 2,831 63.8% 2,796 63.0% 2,785 62.7%
Fall 2008 4,338 3,517 81.1% 3,016 69.5% 2,854 65.8% 2,791 64.3% 2,746 63.3% 2,721 62.7%
Fall 2009 4,514 3,691 81.8% 3,224 71.4% 3,044 67.4% 2,945 65.2% 2,894 64.1% 2,880 63.8%
Fall 2010 4,759 3,904 82.0% 3,403 71.5% 3,193 67.1% 3,088 64.9% 3,037 63.8% 3,023 63.5%
Fall 2011 4,413 3,562 80.7% 3,147 71.3% 2,945 66.7% 2,836 64.3% 2,796 63.4% 2,782  63.0 
Fall 2012 4,494 3,701 82.4% 3,165 70.4% 2,994 66.6% 2,911 64.8% 2,869  63.8%     
Fall 2013 4,725 3,944 83.5% 3,380 71.5% 3,161 66.9% 3,069  65%         
Fall 2014 5,519 4,606 83.5% 4,081 73.9% 3,796   68.8            
Fall 2015 5,079 4,247 83.6% 3,674   72.3                
Fall 2016 4,690 3,945 84.1                    

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