Marshall University
Office of Institutional Research
Graduation Rates of Marshall University First-Time, Full-Time Freshmen
Cohort Group: 1996
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Total First-Time Full-Time Freshmen          
  Fall 1996 Fall 1996   Overall Four-Class Avg Overall Four-Class
  Cohort F1996 Cohort 1993-1996 1993-1996 1993-1996 Cohort
      No. of Students Completers Graduation Rate Total No Students Completers Average Graduation Rate
  Race      
  American Indian/Alaska Native 3 1 *** 21 5 23.8%
  Asian/Pacific Islander 12 6 50.0% 60 23 38.3%
  Black, Non-Hispanic 99 21 21.2% 407 99 24.3%
  Hispanic 6 4 66.7% 30 12 40.0%
  White, Non-Hispanic 1478 551 37.3% 6275 2214 35.3%
  Nonresident Alien 7 2 *** 19 6 31.6%
  Other 134 32 23.9% 211 47 22.3%
    Total 1739 617 35.5% 7023 2406 34.3%
  Gender      
  Male 785 235 29.9% 3266 989 30.3%
  Female 954 382 40.0% 3757 1417 37.7%
    Total 1739 617 35.5% 7023 2406 34.3%
Total First-Time Full-Time Freshmen Athletes Receiving Financial Aid
  Fall 1996 Fall 1996   Overall Four-Class Avg Overall Four-Class
  Cohort F1996 Cohort 1993-1996 1993-1996 1993-1996 Cohort
      No. of Students Completers Graduation Rate Total No Students Completers Average Graduation Rate
  Race      
  American Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 *** 3 2 ***
  Asian/Pacific Islander 0 0 *** 1 0 ***
  Black, Non-Hispanic 6 4 66.7% 50 28 56.0%
  Hispanic 2 2 *** 4 2 ***
  White, Non-Hispanic 25 13 52.0% 161 82 50.9%
  Nonresident Alien 1 0 *** 2 0 ***
  Other 7 1 *** 9 2 ***
  Total 41 20 48.8% 230 116 50.4%
       
  Gender      
  Male 27 12 44.4% 157 73 46.5%
  Female 14 8 57.1% 73 43 58.9%
  Total 41 20 48.8% 230 116 50.4%
       
  Sport      
  Football 10 5 50.0% 67 34 50.7%
  Basketball 5 2 *** 20 9 45.0%
  Baseball 6 1 *** 17 6 35.3%
  Track & Field 8 6 75.0% 65 37 56.9%
  Other 12 6 50.0% 61 30 49.2%
    Total 41 20 48.8% 230 116 50.4%
***For confidentiality reasons if the number of completers is two or less, 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 1993 through
1996.  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