Marshall University
Office of Institutional Research
Graduation Rates of First-Time, Full-Time Freshmen
Cohort Group: 2000
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Total First-Time Full-Time Freshmen    
  Fall 2000 Fall 2000 Overall Four-Class
  Cohort Cohort 1997-2000 Cohort
      No. of Students Graduation Rate Average Graduation Rate
  Race      
  Nonresident Alien 1 *** 50.0%
  Black, Non-Hispanic 76 50.0% 33.3%
  American Indian/Alaska Native 15 26.7% 39.4%
  Asian/Pacific Islander 12 41.7% 47.4%
  Hispanic 10 70.0% 46.9%
  White, Non-Hispanic 1493 48.1% 43.2%
  Other 104 38.5% 31.3%
    Total 1711 47.5% 41.8%
  Gender      
  Male 722 44.6% 38.4%
  Female 989 49.6% 44.6%
    Total 1711 47.5% 41.8%
Total First-Time Full-Time Freshmen Athletes Receiving Financial Aid  
  Fall 2000 Fall 2000 Overall Four-Class
  Cohort Cohort 1997-2000 Cohort
      No. of Students Graduation Rate Average Graduation Rate
  Race      
  Nonresident Alien 0 *** ***
  Black, Non-Hispanic 12 58.3% 67.6%
  American Indian/Alaska Native 1 *** ***
  Asian/Pacific Islander 0 *** ***
  Hispanic 0 *** ***
  White, Non-Hispanic 41 56.1% 58.9%
  Other 10 70.0% 59.5%
  Total 64 59.4% 60.6%
       
  Gender      
  Male 31 54.8% 58.7%
  Female 33 63.6% 62.9%
  Total 64 59.4% 60.6%
       
  Sport      
  Football 16 62.5% 67.3%
  Basketball 8 *** 50.0%
  Baseball 7 42.9% 40.0%
  Track & Field 12 58.3% 64.9%
  Other 21 76.2% 64.8%
    Total 64 59.4% 60.6%
***For confidentiality reasons if the number of completers is less than two, the graduation rate is not shown.
Notes:
The cohort groups include those individuals who enter Marshall University as First-Time Full-Time Freshmen 
who are seeking a bachelors or equivalent degree.
The student athletes cohort groups include those individuals who enter Marshall University seeking a bachelors or
equivalent degree who also received athletically related financial aid.
The overall four-class average graduation rate is the average graduation rate of the four cohorts from 1997 through
2000.  The cohort groups include those individuals who enter Marshall University as First-Time Full-Time Freshmen
who are seeking a bachelors or equivalent degree.
The Graduation Rate is the percent of those students who received their baccalaureate or associate degree 
within 150% of the normal time to complete a degree (baccalaureate: within six years after they entered;
associate: within three years after they entered).
Source:  IPEDS Graduation Rate Surveys.