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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
2008 80% 84% 84%
2009 82% 86%
2010 84%

2008 Cohort Graduation Rates Dissaggregated by Gender

Gender Percent graduated within
4 years 5 years 6 years
Men 78% 83% 84%
Women 82% 84% 85%

2008 Cohort Graduation Rates Dissaggregated by Race/Ethnicity

Race/ethnicity Percent graduated within
4 years 5 years 6 years
Black, Non-Hispanic 85% 93% 95%
Asian/Pacific Islander 80% 80% 80%
White 82% 85% 86%
Hispanic 70% 77% 77%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 100% 100% 100%
Race/Ethnicity Not Reported 74% 76% 77%
Non-Resident Alien 79% 81% 83%

2008 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 2008-09 78% 79% 81%
Received subsidized federal loan,
but no Pell Grant in 2008-09
81% 85% 85%
Other students 80% 84%

85%

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