Marshall University
Office of Institutional Research
Graduation Rates of Marshall University First-Time, Full-Time Freshmen 
Cohort Group: 1998
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Total First-Time Full-Time Freshmen    
      Fall 1998 Fall 1998 Overall Four-Class
  Cohort Cohort 1995-1998 Cohort
      No. of Students Graduation Rate Average Graduation Rate
  Race      
  American Indian/Alaska Native 29 37.9% 36.7%
  Asian/Pacific Islander 23 47.8% 39.7%
  Black, Non-Hispanic 127 27.6% 23.8%
  Hispanic 9 55.6% 54.8%
  White, Non-Hispanic 1694 39.8% 38.5%
  Nonresident Alien 4 *** 36.8%
  Other 173 31.2% 25.8%
    Total 2059 38.5% 36.8%
  Gender      
  Male 931 36.3% 33.1%
  Female 1128 40.3% 39.9%
    Total 2059 38.5% 36.8%
Total First-Time Full-Time Freshmen Athletes Receiving Financial Aid
      Fall 1998 Fall 1998 Overall Four-Class
  Cohort Cohort 1995-1998 Cohort
      No. of Students Graduation Rate Average Graduation Rate
  Race      
  American Indian/Alaska Native 2 *** 60.0%
  Asian/Pacific Islander 0 *** ***
  Black, Non-Hispanic 10 80.0% 64.1%
  Hispanic 2 *** 75.0%
  White, Non-Hispanic 34 76.5% 60.0%
  Nonresident Alien 1 *** ***
  Other 18 61.1% 47.2%
  Total 67 71.6% 58.7%
       
  Gender      
  Male 35 74.3% 57.5%
  Female 32 68.8% 60.7%
  Total 67 71.6% 58.7%
       
  Sport      
  Football 14 78.6% 65.0%
  Basketball 6 83.3% 48.0%
  Baseball 8 50.0% 35.1%
  Track & Field 9 88.9% 76.5%
  Other 30 66.7% 60.8%
    Total 67 71.6% 58.7%
***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 1995 through
1998.  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 degree within 150% of the 
normal time to complete a degree, which is within six years after they entered.
Women's baseball is included in the category of other sports.
Source:  IPEDS Graduation Rate Surveys.