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​Higher Education Opportunity Act Disclosures

​​Student Body Diversity Fall 20141

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 = 3,934

Total Undergraduates = 3,717

Gender

Female = 2,084 (56.1%)

Male = 1,633 (43.9%)

 

Race/ethnic subgroups

American Indian or Alaska Native = 7 (0.2%)
Asian = 44 (1.2%)
Black of African American = 152 (4.1%)
Hispanic/Latino = 281 (7.6%)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander = 9 (0.2%)
Nonresident Alien = 81 (2.2%)
Race and ethnicity unknown = 225 (6.1%)
Two or more races = 66 (1.8%)
White = 2,852 (76.7%)

Financial Aid Status

Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant (AY 2013 - 14)2 = 526 (12.7%)

Total Graduates = 217

Gender

Female = 107 (49.3%)
Male = 110 (50.7%)
 
Race/ethnic subgroups
 

American Indian or Alaska Native = 0 (0.0%)
Asian = 1 (0.5%)
Black of African American = 12 (5.5%)
Hispanic/Latino = 6 (2.8%)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander = 0 (0.0%)
Nonresident Alien = 16 (7.4%)
Race and ethnicity unknown = 10 (4.6%)
Two or more races = 1 (0.5%)
White = 171 (78.8%)

1) Based on IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey, submitted Spring 2015.
2) Information for Pell Grants recipients is based on the 2014-2015 submitted IPEDS Student Financial Aid survey which reports the prior year's institutional financial aid information. For 2013-14, N reported to IPEDs = 4,135.

Graduation Rates for Full-Time, First-Time,
Degree-Seeking Undergraduates

(Cohort 2008)

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 STUDENTS1 ​4 Years ​5 Years ​6 Years
​Overall ​987 ​83.2% 85.8%​ 86.3%​
Gender ​ ​ ​ ​
​Female 575 84.3%​ ​86.3% ​86.8%
​Male ​412 ​81.6% ​85.2% ​85.7%
​Race/ethnic subgroups2 ​ ​ ​ ​
​American Indian/Alaskan Native ​1 ​- ​- ​-
​Asian ​17 76.5% ​76.5% ​82.4%
​Black or African American ​22 72.7% 81.8% 81.8%
​Hispanic/Latino ​43 ​74.4% ​81.4​% ​81.4%
​Nonresident Alien ​21 ​61.9% 81.0% ​81.0%
​Race/ethnicity unknown ​160 ​81.3% 83.8%​ ​84.4%
​Two or more races ​14 ​64.3% 71.4%​ 71.4%
​White ​709 ​85.6% 87.3%​ 87.7%​​
​Financial Aid Status3 ​ ​ ​ ​
​Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant4 97 ​63.9% 71.1%​ 72.2%​
​Recipients of a subsidized Federal Loan who do not receive a Pell Grant ​320 85.3%
87.5%
88.1%
​Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Federal Loan ​570 ​85.3% 87.4%​ ​​87.7%
 

1) All graduation rate data are based on the 2008 revised cohort as reported to IPEDs on the Spring 2015 Graduation Rate survey.
2) Graduation rates for American Indian/Alaskan Native 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 2008-09 Aid Year Only.
4) Based on the data reported on the 2008-09 Student Financial Aid IPEDS Survey and includes those students in the cohort that received a Pell grant at anytime during the 2008-09 Aid Year only.

Retention Rates Fall 2013

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 2013 Total = 1,027

Returned in Fall 2014 = 944

Retention Rate = 91.9%

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