Student 6-year Graduation Rates

The following tables 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.

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Six-year graduation rate by gender and race/ethnicity
Entering Fall Semester
2006 2007 2008 2009  2010
Female Total Entering Headcount 436 406 418 445 434
Female Total Graduation Rate 88.1% 86.0% 92.1% 89.7% 91.0% 
Female Graduation Rates by Race/Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaska Native
* * none* none* 100%
Asian
84.0% 87.5% 91.3% 95.0% 96.9%
Black or African American
* 83.3% 85.7% 77.8% 100%
White
88.1% 86.5% 92.7% 90.6% 91.0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander none* none* none* * *
One or more of above races * * 75.0% 88.9% 54.5%
Hispanic
* * 81.8% 80.0% 93.3%
subtotal of known
female domestic multicultural
87.5%
89.2% 85.7% 87.3% 92.9%
Non-resident Int’l
* * 100.0% 85.7% 100%
Race and Ethnicity unknown
87.5% 68.4% 80.0% 60.0% 100%
Male Total Entering Headcount 356 345 359 333 410
Male Total Graduation Rate 84.3% 88.4% 84.7% 84.1% 84.4%
Male Graduation Rates by Race/Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaska Native
none* none* * * *
Asian
81.8% 83.3% 78.9% 85.7% 91.7%
Black or African American
* 100% * 84.6% 58.8%
White
85.5% 88.8% 86.5% 84.0% 86.8%
 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander none* none* * none* *
One or more of the above races none* none* * 100.0% 54.5%
Hispanic
* 85.7% 28.6% 60.0% 86.7%
subtotal of known
male domestic multicultural
82.1% 88.0% 69.4% 82.6% 72.7%
Non-resident Int’l
* * 100.0% 84.6% 81.0%
Race and Ethnicity unknown
76.9% 80.0% 70.0% 100.0% 0%
Total Entering Headcount 792 751 813 778 410
Total Graduation Rate 86.4% 87.1% 88.8% 87.3% 84.4% 
Total Graduation Rates by Race/Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaska Native
* * * * 100%
Asian
83.3% 86.1% 85.7% 91.2% 95.5%
Black or African American
87.5% 91.7% 80.0% 81.8% 66.7%
White
86.9% 87.6% 90.0% 87.8% 89.0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
none* none* * * *
One or more of above races * * 75.0% 93.8% 72.4%
Hispanic
85.7% 90.0% 61.1% 72.0% 90.0%
subtotal of known
domestic multicultural
85.0% 88.7% 78.8% 85.1% 84.0%
Non-resident Int’l
57.1% * 100.0% 85.2% 85.2%
Race and Ethnicity unknown
83.8% 73.5% 73.3% 80.0% 50.0%

 

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

Six-year graduation rate by federal student aid category
Entering Fall Semester
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Pell Grant Recipients

82.9% 85.4% 88.5% 87.2% 88.4%

Subsidized Stafford Loan Recipients (w/out Pell Grant)

86.9%  96.5% 87.1% 86.8% 88.4%

Neither Pell nor Stafford

86.7%  87.6% 89.7% 87.5% 87.8%

Total Cohort

86.4%  87.1% 88.8% 87.3% 88.0%

 

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