First-Year to Sophomore Retention Rate
The retention rate measures the First-Time-In-College (FTIC) entering Freshman cohort into their second year. This data is reported to IPEDS every year. Below are the three most recent cohorts.
Further years found: First-Year to Sophomore Retention Rate
Degrees awarded follows the Academic Year (July 1 through June 30). This data is reported to IPEDS annually.
Graduation rate follows entering First-Time In College (FTIC) as a cohort through to graduation. Ferrum College utilizes the 6-year graduation rate (150%).
Ferrum College currently holds a 6-year (150%) graduation rate of 29%. The institution will strive to create a 3-year graduation rate average of 35% starting with the 2014 entering cohort through the 2016 cohort. This average of the three cohort graduation rate would net the institution a 6% graduation rate increase.
Ferrum College currently holds Fall to Spring Freshman retention rate of 54%. The institution will strive to create a 3-year average of 60% starting with the entering Freshmen of Fall 2020 through Spring 2023. This average of the three cohort retention percentage would net the institution a 6% rate increase.
Employment, Graduate and Professional Education
According to the HB 886 House Bill of Virginia, Ferrum College must provide student-level data on graduate school and employment data. The links below contain such information: