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Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning - George Mason University


Retention and Graduation Rates

Student Retention Studies and Graduation Reports
Description: Retention Rates: The percentage of students who registered in the fall term who also registered the following fall term.
Graduation Rates: The percentage of a freshman cohort that graduates within a subsequent number of years.
Glossary of Terms: All Terminology definitions used in OIEP dashboards and reports.

Official Retention and Graduation Rates Dashboards

Retention and Graduation Reports (PDF)

Production Schedule: Reports and dashboards are updated annually in November.
Data Source: Fall cohorts are based on the official fall student enrollment census. Graduation info is based on OIEP’s official degree conferred data.

Many of our documents are in pdf format. If you do not have the free Acrobat Reader installed on your machine, you can download it from [Adobe Systems].