Marshall University
Office of Institutional Research
Graduation Rates of Marshall University First-Time, Full-Time Freshmen
Cohort Group: 1997
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Total First-Time Full-Time Freshmen    
  Fall 1997 Fall 1997 Overall Four-Class
  Cohort Cohort 1994-1997 Cohort
      No. of Students Graduation Rate Average Graduation Rate
  Race      
  American Indian/Alaska Native 5 60.0% 34.8%
  Asian/Pacific Islander 22 31.8% 38.8%
  Black, Non-Hispanic 91 22.0% 22.6%
  Hispanic 6 *** 46.7%
  White, Non-Hispanic 1511 40.2% 37.2%
  Nonresident Alien 4 *** 28.6%
  Other 179 24.6% 23.3%
    Total 1818 37.6% 35.6%
  Gender      
  Male 850 34.7% 31.8%
  Female 968 40.2% 38.9%
    Total 1818 37.6% 35.6%
 
 
Total First-Time Full-Time Freshmen Athletes Receiving Financial Aid
  Fall 1997 Fall 1997 Overall Four-Class
  Cohort Cohort 1994-1997 Cohort
      No. of Students Graduation Rate Average Graduation Rate
  Race      
  American Indian/Alaska Native 0 *** ***
  Asian/Pacific Islander 2 *** ***
  Black, Non-Hispanic 6 66.7% 57.1%
  Hispanic 0 *** ***
  White, Non-Hispanic 39 56.4% 52.3%
  Nonresident Alien 1 *** ***
  Other 9 44.4% 31.6%
  Total 57 56.1% 51.1%
       
  Gender      
  Male 37 56.8% 50.4%
  Female 20 55.0% 52.4%
  Total 57 56.1% 51.1%
       
  Sport      
  Football 15 66.7% 58.3%
  Basketball 7 57.1% 45.8%
  Baseball 13 38.5% 34.3%
  Track & Field 9 55.6% 57.8%
  Other 13 61.5% 50.8%
    Total 57 56.1% 51.1%
***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 1994 through
1997.  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