Six-year graduation rates by gender and race/ethnicity

As per the disclosure requirements of the U.S. Higher Education Act of 1965, amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, the tables below show the percent of full-time first-time degree-seeking students who entered St. Olaf College in the fall semester of the given year and graduated within 6 years, or 150% of expected completion time, disaggregated by gender and race/ethnicity.
Link to data by federal student aid category

Total Graduation Rates by Race and Ethnicity
 Entering Fall Semester:
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
American Indian or Alaska Native
* * * * * *
Asian
83.3% 86.1% 85.7% 91.2% 95.5% 92.3%
Black or African American
87.5% 91.7% 80.0% 81.8% 66.7% 76.9%
White
86.9% 87.6% 90.0% 87.8% 89.0% 88.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
none* none* * * none* none*
One or more of above races * * 75.0% 93.8% 72.4% 87.5%
Hispanic
85.7% 90.0% 61.1% 72.0% 90.0% 83.3%
subtotal of known
domestic multicultural
85.0% 88.7% 78.8% 85.1% 84.0% 85.5%
Domestic, Race and Ethnicity unknown
83.8% 73.5% 73.3% 80.0% * none*
Non-resident International
57.1% * 100% 85.2% 85.2% 86.0%
Total Entering Headcount 792 751 813 778 844 739
Total Graduation Rate 86.4% 87.1% 88.8% 87.3% 88.0%  88.2%

 

Female Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Entering Fall Semester: 2006 2007 2008 2009  2010 2010
American Indian or Alaska Native
* * none* none* * *
Asian
84.0% 87.5% 91.3% 95.0% 96.9% 89.7%
Black or African American
* 83.3% 85.7% 77.8% 100% *
White
88.1% 86.5% 92.7% 90.6% 91.0% 91.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander none* none* none* * none* none*
One or more of above races * * 75.0% 88.9% 83.3%% 88.9%
Hispanic
* * 81.8% 80.0% 93.3% 87.5%
subtotal of known
female domestic multicultural
87.5%
89.2% 85.7% 87.3% 92.9% 87.0%
Domestic, Race and Ethnicity unknown
87.5% 68.4% 80.0% 60.0% * none*
Non-resident International * * 100% 85.7% 100% 95.2%
Female Total Entering Headcount 436 406 418 445 434 425
Female Total Graduation Rate 88.1% 86.0% 92.1% 89.7% 91.5%  91.1%

 

Male Graduation Rates by Race/Ethnicity
Entering Fall Semester: 2006 2007 2008 2009  2010 2011
American Indian or Alaska Native
none* none* * * none* none*
Asian
81.8% 83.3% 78.9% 85.7% 91.7% 100%
Black or African American
* 100% * 84.6% 58.8% 66.7%
White
85.5% 88.8% 86.5% 84.0% 86.8% 85.3%
 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander none* none* * none* none* none*
One or more of the above races none* none* * 100% 54.5% 85.7%
Hispanic
* 85.7% 28.6% 60.0% 86.7% 75.0%
subtotal of known
male domestic multicultural
82.1% 88.0% 69.4% 82.6% 72.7% 82.9%
Domestic, Race and Ethnicity unknown
76.9% 80.0% 70.0% 100% * none*
Non-resident International
* * 100% 84.6% 81.0% 77.3%
Male Total Entering Headcount 356 345 359 333 410 314
Male Total Graduation Rate 84.3% 88.4% 84.7% 84.1% 84.4% 84.4%


*n<5, data withheld as recommended by NCES. 
none = none in original cohort

As reported in IPEDS Graduation Rate report

Domestic multicultural:  sum of American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Black/African American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Multiracial, and Hispanic/Latino

Link to overall student retention and 4, 5, and 6-year graduation rates