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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
2012 82% 86% 87%
2013 84% 88%
2014 85%

2012 Cohort Graduation Rates Disaggregated by Gender

Gender Percent graduated within
4 years 5 years 6 years
Men 77% 83% 85%
Women 86% 89% 89%

2012 Cohort Graduation Rates Disaggregated by Race/Ethnicity

Race/ethnicity Percent graduated within
4 years 5 years 6 years
Black or African American 79% 89% 89%
Asian 75% 89% 92%
White 83% 87% 88%
Hispanic/Latino 83% 83% 85%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Native American 50% 50% 50%
Two or More Races 80% 87% 87%
Race/Ethnicity Not Reported 82% 83% 83%
Non-Resident Alien 83% 86% 86%

2012 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 2012-13 76% 84% 88%
Received subsidized federal loan,
but no Pell Grant in 2012-13
78% 83% 84%
Other students 81% 87%

88%

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