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Graduation Rates

The Student Right to Know Act of 1990 requires institutions to disclose graduation rate data for first-time, full-time college students. The 2008 Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act requires institutions to disaggregate graduation rate data by various subgroups. Below are the most recent figures for the University of Richmond.

Overall Graduation Rates

Entering fall cohort year Percent graduated within
4 years 5 years 6 years
2010 84% 88% 88%
2011 83% 87%
2012 82%

2010 Cohort Graduation Rates Disaggregated by Gender

Gender Percent graduated within
4 years 5 years 6 years
Men 79% 85% 86%
Women 88% 90% 90%

2010 Cohort Graduation Rates Disaggregated by Race/Ethnicity

Race/ethnicity Percent graduated within
4 years 5 years 6 years
Black or African American 70% 81% 81%
Asian 91% 94% 94%
White 85% 89% 89%
Hispanic/Latino 82% 86% 86%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 100% 100% 100%
Two or More Races 92% 92% 92%
Race/Ethnicity Not Reported 81% 85% 88%
Non-Resident Alien 87% 89% 89%

2010 Cohort Graduation Rates Disaggregated by Pell Grant and Federally Subsidized Loan Status in Their First Year

Loan status Percent graduated within
4 years 5 years 6 years
Received Pell Grant in 2010-11 85% 90% 91%
Received subsidized federal loan,
but no Pell Grant in 2010-11
82% 84% 85%
Other students 84% 89%

89%

Note: Because of our educational mission as a four-year college, the University of Richmond does not track or report transfer-out rates.