First-Year Retention:
Retention Rates - First-Time College Freshmen Returning Their Second Year

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Total Retention Rate, fall 2016Total adjusted fall 2015 cohortStudents from the total adjusted fall 2015 cohort enrolled in fall 2016Full-Time Retention Rate, fall 2016Full-time adjusted fall 2015 cohortStudents from the full-time adjusted fall 2015 cohort enrolled in fall 2016Part-Time Retention Rate, fall 2016Part-time adjusted fall 2015 cohortStudents from the part-time adjusted fall 2015 cohort enrolled in fall 2016
Alabama
79.624,84119,77980.524,29219,54343.0549236
Alaska
67.41,7651,18971.11,4681,04448.8297145
Arizona
79.125,14719,89081.123,09218,73056.42,0551,160
Arkansas
73.014,42910,52773.514,16310,40645.5266121
California
87.1107,26693,43187.6105,22492,19960.32,0421,232
Colorado
77.424,42618,90978.723,42118,43447.31,005475
Connecticut
83.79,7918,19884.19,7048,15747.18741
Delaware
88.04,9954,39888.24,9794,38956.3169
Florida
85.942,10936,16287.040,06934,84664.52,0401,316
Georgia
78.938,29930,21880.036,92529,53050.11,374688
Hawaii
74.82,5371,89875.12,4621,85064.07548
Idaho
72.25,8204,20474.05,5204,08440.0300120
Illinois
79.225,17319,93379.524,95119,84838.322285
Indiana
78.833,07326,06679.432,39925,73848.7674328
Iowa
86.813,34211,57687.412,73611,12774.1606449
Kansas
78.112,5949,83678.912,2189,63952.4376197
Kentucky
75.718,36913,90676.318,09613,80537.0273101
Louisiana
72.122,00315,85672.721,60615,69939.5397157
Maine
70.54,0592,86172.03,8642,78141.019580
Maryland
82.515,65112,90784.315,12612,74431.0525163
Massachusetts
81.916,66913,65582.416,40813,52251.0261133
Michigan
82.739,90733,00383.339,05032,51556.9857488
Minnesota
80.516,41513,21080.916,21713,11448.519896
Mississippi
78.011,7429,15878.311,6129,09647.713062
Missouri
76.621,10716,16177.520,49315,87646.4614285
Montana
69.75,4323,78471.44,8953,49553.8537289
Nebraska
78.38,5726,71478.88,4286,64349.314471
Nevada
77.87,9736,20478.87,7376,10044.1236104
New Hampshire
80.35,4624,38480.35,4494,37661.5138
New Jersey
85.621,89018,74785.921,67018,60564.5220142
New Mexico
73.06,8404,99573.46,7634,96242.97733
New York
83.242,76135,56883.442,34835,29865.4413270
North Carolina
83.732,37227,08983.832,19326,97862.0179111
North Dakota
76.85,3444,10277.45,2154,03452.712968
Ohio
78.447,26037,07079.146,33636,66543.8924405
Oklahoma
73.715,19511,19874.414,39110,70860.9804490
Oregon
79.811,9749,55880.911,3679,19959.1607359
Pennsylvania
82.545,11337,22782.844,74137,06044.9372167
Rhode Island
80.54,1223,31780.84,0723,29152.05026
South Carolina
79.718,65814,86980.018,49914,80540.315964
South Dakota
74.55,0263,74575.64,7953,62651.5231119
Tennessee
75.918,61214,13176.518,23013,93950.3382192
Texas
77.481,01262,69677.877,05359,98168.63,9592,715
Utah
68.513,4279,19671.711,7038,38647.01,724810
Vermont
81.43,5412,88481.63,5212,87260.02012
Virginia
87.433,08628,91987.532,94928,84156.913778
Washington
83.519,50516,29683.919,21716,12559.4288171
West Virginia
71.710,5917,59571.910,5117,55846.38037
Wisconsin
77.629,25422,69878.728,31422,29243.2940406
Wyoming
76.31,6861,28676.71,6681,27938.9187
Nation
80.41,046,347841,25981.11,018,251825,88554.728,09615,374

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