Marshall University
Office of Institutional Research
Graduation Rates of First-Time, Full-Time Freshmen
Cohort Group: 2002
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Total First-Time Full-Time Freshmen          
  Fall 2002 Fall 2002 Fall 2002 Overall Four-Class Overall Four-Class Overall Four-Class
  Cohort Cohort Cohort 1999-2002 Cohort 1999-2002 Cohort 1999-2002 Cohort
  No. of Students Graduation Rate Transfer-Out Rate Total No. Students Average Graduation Rate Transfer-Out Rate
Race            
  Nonresident Alien 3 *** *** 7 42.9% ***
  Black, Non-Hispanic 89 41.6% 15.7% 325 42.5% 15.1%
  American Indian/Alaska Native 6 *** *** 41 36.6% 22.0%
  Asian/Pacific Islander 14 64.3% *** 52 59.6% 7.7%
  Hispanic 14 28.6% *** 39 38.5% 10.3%
  White, Non-Hispanic 1615 45.1% 18.7% 6168 44.5% 19.8%
  Other 76 43.4% 11.8% 366 38.3% 15.8%
  Total 1817 44.9% 18.1% 6998 44.1% 19.2%
Gender            
  Male 805 38.9% 18.1% 3057 39.2% 19.3%
  Female 1012 49.6% 18.1% 3941 47.9% 19.2%
  Total 1817 44.9% 18.1% 6998 44.1% 19.2%
Total First-Time Full-Time Freshmen Athletes Receiving Financial Aid      
  Fall 2002 Fall 2002 Fall 2002 Overall Four-Class Overall Four-Class Overall Four-Class
  Cohort Cohort Cohort 1999-2002 Cohort 1999-2002 Cohort 1999-2002 Cohort
  No. of Students Graduation Rate Transfer-Out Rate Total No. Students Average Graduation Rate Transfer-Out Rate
Race            
  Nonresident Alien 1 *** *** 1 *** ***
  Black, Non-Hispanic 9 44.4% 33.3% 35 60.0% 8.6%
  American Indian/Alaska Native 0 *** *** 1 *** ***
  Asian/Pacific Islander 0 *** *** 0 *** ***
  Hispanic 0 *** *** 0 *** ***
  White, Non-Hispanic 33 63.6% *** 128 56.3% 7.0%
  Other 8 37.5% *** 31 67.7% ***
  Total 51 56.9% 9.8% 196 59.2% 6.6%
Gender            
  Male 30 46.7% 13.3% 104 53.8% 8.7%
  Female 21 71.4% *** 92 65.2% 4.3%
  Total 51 56.9% 9.8% 196 59.2% 6.6%
Sport            
  Football 5 *** *** 41 63.4% ***
  Basketball 4 *** *** 19 31.6% 15.8%
  Baseball 8 50.0% *** 20 40.0% ***
  Track & Field 8 37.5% *** 31 58.1% ***
  Other 26 69.2% *** 85 68.2% 5.9%
  Total 51 56.9% 9.8% 196 59.2% 6.6%
***For confidentiality reasons if the completers or transfer out number is less than or equal to two, the graduation or transfer out rate is not shown.
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 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.