Program Retention and Graduation Rates


Program Graduation Rate

Cohort Graduating YR 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 3 YR Aggregate
Number of students graduating from program 8 8 7 13 N/A 28
Student Graduation Rate (%) 80% 47% 54% 76 N/A 60%

*Graduation rate (taken from the United States Department of Education): measures the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking students by showing the percentage of these students who complete their degree or certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Graduation rate is calculated as the sum of students with a Graduated status divided by the total number of students in the cohort (excluding students with the status of leave of absence(medical) or deceased).

N/A – Data not yet available

Program Retention Rate

Cohort (YR is the Graduating year of the cohort) 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 3 YR Aggregate
Number of students beginning program (Cohort Number) 10 17 13 17 8 12 47
Number of students returning for subsequent year 2 7 8 7 14 4 6 29
Program retention rate %
(from YR 1 – YR 2)
77% 50% 58% 82% 50% 50% 63%
Number of students returning for subsequent year 3 7 8 7 14 3 N/A 29
Program retention rate %
(from YR 2 – YR 3)
100% 100% 100% 100% 75% N/A 100%

*Retention rate is calculated by taking the number of students who returned to the program for each subsequent year divided by the total of number of students in the cohort [excluding students with the status of leave of absence (medical) or deceased.]

N/A – Data not yet available