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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
2007 82% 85% 85%
2008 80% 84%
2009 82%

2007 Cohort Graduation Rates Dissaggregated by Gender

Gender Percent graduated within
4 years 5 years 6 years
Men 79% 84% 84%
Women 84% 85% 86%

2007 Cohort Graduation Rates Dissaggregated by Race/Ethnicity

Race/ethnicity Percent graduated within
4 years 5 years 6 years
Black, Non-Hispanic 83% 90% 93%
Asian/Pacific Islander 87% 87% 90%
White 81% 84% 84%
Hispanic 84% 95% 95%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 50% 50% 50%
Race/Ethnicity Not Reported 79% 83% 83%
Non-Resident Alien 85% 91% 91%

2007 Cohort Graduation Rates Dissaggregated 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 2007-08 79% 81% 82%
Received subsidized federal loan,
but no Pell Grant in 2007-08
80% 80% 80%
Other students 82% 86%

86%

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