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Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) Disclosures

​​Student Body Diversity Fall 2015(1)

As a part of the recently revised Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008) institutions must now provide information about the student body diversity, including the percentage of enrolled, full-time students in the following categories:

  • ​Gender
  • Self-identified members of a major racial or ethnic group
  • Federal Pell Grant recipients

Overall = 3,965

Total Full-time Undergraduates = 3,746

Gender

Female = 2,087 (55.7%)

Male = 1,659 (44.3%)

Race/ethnic subgroups

American Indian or Alaska Native = 7 (0.2%)

Asian = 45 (1.2%)

Black or African American = 160 (4.3%)

Hispanic/Latino = 317 (8.5%)

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander = 13 (0.3%)

Nonresident Alien = 86 (2.3%)

Race and ethnicity unknown = 178 (4.8%) 

Two or more races = 67 (1.8%)

White = 2,873 (76.7%)

Financial Aid Status

Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant (AY 2014 - 15) (2) = 537 (13.4%)

Total Full-time Graduates = 219

Gender

Female = 120 (54.8%)

Male = 99 (45.2%)

Race/ethnic subgroups

American Indian or Alaska Native = 0 (0.0%)

Asian = 2 (0.9%)

Black of African American = 10 (4.6%)

Hispanic/Latino = 9 (4.1%)

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander = 1 (0.5%)

Nonresident Alien = 11 (5.0%)

Race and ethnicity unknown = 4 (1.8%) 

Two or more races = 2 (0.9%)

White = 180 (82.2%)

1) Based on IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey, submitted Spring 2016.

2) Information for Pell Grants recipients is based on the 2015-2016 submitted IPEDS Student Financial Aid survey which reports the prior year's institutional financial aid information. For aid year 2014-15, N reported to IPEDs = 4,022.

Graduation Rates for Full-Time, First-Time, Degree-Seeking Undergraduates (Cohort 2009)

As a part of the recently revised Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008) institutions must now provide their completion and graduation rate information disaggregated by:

  • ​Gender
  • Major racial and ethnic subgroup (as defined in IPEDS)
  • Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant
  • Recipients of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant
  • Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Stafford Loan​
​​​            ​​​​ ​​​Time to Degree ​​​

Category​

Number of Students (1)​ ​​​

​​4 Years

​​5 Years

​​6 Years​

​Overall ​952​81.1%​83.9%​84.6%
​​​​Gender​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​Female​549​81.6%​83.1%​83.6%
​Male​403​80.4%​85.1%​85.9%
​​​Race/ethnic subgroups (2) ​ ​ ​ ​
​American Indian/Alaskan Native2
​Asian​1580.0%​80.0%​80.0%
​Black or African American32​65.6%​68.8%​71.9​%
​Hispanic/Latino​3278.1%​84.4%​84.4%
​Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander​2
​Nonresident Alien

​11

​72.7%

​81.8%

​81.8%

​Race/ethnicity unknown​193​78.8%​81.9%​81.9%
​Two or more races​1681.3%​81.3%​81.3%
​White649​82.9%​85.5%​86.3%
​​​​Financial Aid Status (3) ​ ​ ​ ​
​Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant 12570.4%​74.4%​74.4%
​Recipients of a subsidized Federal Loan who do not receive a Pell Grant​338​82.2%​84.0%​84.6%
​Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Federal Loan​​48983.0​%​86.3%​87.1%​

1) All graduation rate data are based on the 2009 revised cohort as reported to IPEDs on the Spring 2016 Graduation Rate survey.

2) Graduation rates for American Indian/Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander are not included in this table because there were too few of these students to be able to report their graduation rates with confidentiality.

3) Provided by the Office of Financial Aid, based on 2009-10 Aid Year o​nly.​

Retention Rates

As a part of the recently revised Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008), institutions must make available the retention rate of certificate - or degree-seeking, first-time undergraduate students as reported to IPEDS.

Fall 2014 Total = 1,030

Returned in Fall 2015 = 931

Retention Rate = 90.4​%​​