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:
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012  2013
American Indian or Alaska Native
* * * * * * none*
Asian
86.1% 85.7% 91.2% 95.5% 92.3% 86.8% 85.1%
Black or African American
91.7% 80.0% 81.8% 66.7% 76.9% 58.3% 77.8%
White
87.6% 90.0% 87.8% 89.0% 88.9% 86.3% 86.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
none* * * none* none* * none*
One or more of above races * 75.0% 93.8% 72.4% 87.5% 84.2% 93.1%
Hispanic
90.0% 61.1% 72.0% 90.0% 83.3% 89.4% 82.9%
subtotal of known
domestic multicultural
88.7% 78.8% 85.1% 84.0% 85.5% 84.7%  85.8%
Domestic, Race and Ethnicity unknown
73.5% 73.3% 80.0% * none* none* 82.6%
Non-resident International
* 100% 85.2% 85.2% 86.0% 89.1% 90.0%
Total Entering Headcount 751 813 778 844 739 863  648
Total Graduation Rate 87.1% 88.8% 87.3% 88.0%  88.2% 86.2%  86.3%

 

Female Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
Entering Fall Semester: 2007 2008 2009  2010 2011 2012  2013
American Indian or Alaska Native
* none* none* * * * none*
Asian
87.5% 91.3% 95.0% 96.9% 89.7% 85.7% 82.1%
Black or African American
83.3% 85.7% 77.8% 100% * 66.7% *
White
86.5% 92.7% 90.6% 91.0% 91.6% 89.7% 87.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander none* none* * none* none* none* none*
One or more of above races * 75.0% 88.9% 83.3%% 88.9% 90.9% 95.5%
Hispanic
* 81.8% 80.0% 93.3% 87.5% 89.3% 88.0%
subtotal of known
female domestic multicultural
89.2% 85.7% 87.3% 92.9% 87.0% 87.3% 88.6%
Domestic, Race and Ethnicity unknown
68.4% 80.0% 60.0% * none* none* 83.3%
Non-resident International * 100% 85.7% 100% 95.2% 93.1% 89.3%
Female Total Entering Headcount 406 418 445 434 425 426  379
Female Total Graduation Rate 86.0% 92.1% 89.7% 91.5%  91.1% 89.5%  87.5%

 

Male Graduation Rates by Race/Ethnicity
Entering Fall Semester: 2007 2008 2009  2010 2011 2012  2013
American Indian or Alaska Native
none* * * none* none* none* none*
Asian
83.3% 78.9% 85.7% 91.7% 100% 88.2% 89.5%
Black or African American
100% * 84.6% 58.8% 66.7% 50.0% *
White
88.8% 86.5% 84.0% 86.8% 85.3% 82.2% 84.8%
 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander none* * none* none* none* none* none*
One or more of the above races none* * 100% 54.5% 85.7% 75.0% 85.7%
Hispanic
85.7% 28.6% 60.0% 86.7% 75.0% 89.5% 70.0%
subtotal of known
male domestic multicultural
88.0% 69.4% 82.6% 72.7% 82.9% 81.0%  80.5%
Domestic, Race and Ethnicity unknown
80.0% 70.0% 100% * none* none* 81.8%
Non-resident International
* 100% 84.6% 81.0% 77.3% 84.6% 90.9%
Male Total Entering Headcount 345 359 333 410 314 318  269
Male Total Graduation Rate 88.4% 84.7% 84.1% 84.4% 84.4% 82.2%  84.6%


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

As reported in IPEDS Graduation Rate report, degree completion by August 31 each year

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