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Research

Retention

Retention Rate

As reported to IPEDS for first-time, full-time fall cohort

  Full Time Part Time
2009 cohort 54% 45%
2010 cohort 50% 43%
2011 cohort 53% 43%
2012 cohort 57% 43%

Threshold: Meet or exceed Tennessee average IPEDS retention rates for two-year public institutions (2011 cohort) of 56.3% full time and 45.1% part time.

Source: IPEDS spring collection