USG One-Year Retention Rates

Fall First-Time, Full-Time Cohort

Georgia College consistantly rates above the University System Average and Comprehensive University Average in one-year rention for all students, males only, and females only.

Retention Rate Report


Bachelor Degree, One Year, First-Time, Full-Time Fall 2017 Cohort

+/- Institution Beginning Cohort Inst. Spec. Retained System Wide Retained Inst. Spec. Rate System Wide Rate Male Cohort Male Inst. Spec. Retained Male System Wide Retained Male Inst. Spec. Rate Male System Wide Rate Female Cohort Female Inst. Spec. Retained Female System Wide Retained Female Inst. Spec. Rate Female System Wide Rate
Augusta University 887 644 705 72.6 79.5 309 220 237 71.2 76.7 574 422 466 73.5 81.2
Georgia Institute of Technology 2,855 2,775 2,790 97.2 97.7 1,617 1,571 1,577 97.2 97.5 1,238 1,204 1,213 97.3 98
Georgia State University 6,336 5,016 5,306 79.2 83.7 1,787 1,487 1,590 83.2 89 2,371 2,013 2,131 84.9 89.9
University of Georgia 5,818 5,528 5,658 95 97.2 2,270 2,121 2,186 93.4 96.3 3,548 3,407 3,472 96 97.9
Research Universities 15,896 13,963 14,459 87.8 91 5,983 5,399 5,590 90.2 93.4 7,731 7,046 7,282 91.1 94.2
Georgia Southern University 4,339 3,367 3,640 77.6 83.9 1,936 1,436 1,567 74.2 80.9 2,123 1,732 1,865 81.6 87.8
Kennesaw State University 5,077 3,987 4,318 78.5 85.1 2,633 2,007 2,185 76.2 83 2,444 1,980 2,133 81 87.3
University of West Georgia 2,179 1,501 1,655 68.9 76 830 525 577 63.3 69.5 1,349 976 1,078 72.3 79.9
Valdosta State University 1,694 1,106 1,242 65.3 73.3 636 372 424 58.5 66.7 1,039 720 803 69.3 77.3
Comprehensive Universities 13,289 9,961 10,855 75 81.7 6,035 4,340 4,753 71.9 78.8 6,955 5,408 5,879 77.8 84.5
Albany State University 1,386 768 849 55.4 61.3 220 109 124 49.5 56.4 383 265 292 69.2 76.2
Clayton State University 551 390 423 70.8 76.8 192 120 132 62.5 68.8 326 245 265 75.2 81.3
Columbus State University 931 675 718 72.5 77.1 344 235 250 68.3 72.7 548 409 437 74.6 79.7
Fort Valley State University 509 380 405 74.7 79.6 208 152 160 73.1 76.9 301 228 245 75.7 81.4
Georgia College 1,441 1,222 1,354 84.8 94 498 413 454 82.9 91.2 943 809 900 85.8 95.4
Georgia Southwestern State University 445 274 318 61.6 71.5 180 102 120 56.7 66.7 265 172 198 64.9 74.7
Middle Georgia State University 1,087 665 745 61.2 68.5 318 193 208 60.7 65.4 423 280 310 66.2 73.3
Savannah State University 866 504 554 58.2 64 246 144 158 58.5 64.2 348 216 242 62.1 69.5
University of North Georgia 3,636 2,617 2,867 72 78.9 644 476 540 73.9 83.9 809 668 741 82.6 91.6
State Universities 10,852 7,495 8,233 69.1 75.9 2,850 1,944 2,146 68.2 75.3 4,346 3,292 3,630 75.7 83.5
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 962 574 626 59.7 65.1 277 167 177 60.3 63.9 200 135 148 67.5 74
Atlanta Metropolitan State College 208 88 93 42.3 44.7 4 7
College of Coastal Georgia 709 384 438 54.2 61.8 144 72 81 50 56.3 326 203 229 62.3 70.2
Dalton State College 830 555 578 66.9 69.6 175 121 123 69.1 70.3 182 124 130 68.1 71.4
East Georgia State College 946 484 569 51.2 60.1 10 15
Georgia Gwinnett College 2,126 1,391 1,484 65.4 69.8 983 613 658 62.4 66.9 1,143 778 826 68.1 72.3
Georgia Highlands College 1,044 692 739 66.3 70.8 1
Gordon State College 1,146 510 641 44.5 55.9 42 20 25 47.6 59.5 64 23 38 35.9 59.4
South Georgia State College 768 315 482 41 62.8
State Colleges 8,739 4,993 5,650 57.1 64.7 1,636 1,002 1,073 61.2 65.6 1,937 1,271 1,380 65.6 71.2
System Total 48,776 36,412 39,197 74.7 80.4 16,504 12,685 13,562 76.9 82.2 20,969 17,017 18,171 81.2 86.7
Source: University System of Georgia Retention Rate Report