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Retention and Graduation Rates

First-to-Second Year Continuation Rates
Continuation rates measure the percentage of entering first-time students, seeking a bachelor's degree, who return to the college to continue their studies the following Fall.

Percentage of Full-Time Freshmen Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2016 and Returned in Fall 2017
  Head Count % Continue to 2nd Year
 Total 392
 76.3%
 Female 277
 78.3%
 Male 115 71.3%
 Asian & Pacific Islander 14 71.4%
 Black 5572.7%
 Hispanic 39 61.5%
 Native American
 Multi-Racial 6 88.3%
 White268 79.1%
 Pell Grant Recipients166 69.9%
* Fewer than 5 students enrolled

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time who complete their degree program within a four-year, five-year, and six-year time period.

Cumulative Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011
  Head Count % Graduated within 4 years** % Graduated within 5 years % Graduated within 6 years
 Total 434
30.2%51.2%55.3%
 Female 313
30.4%54.3%57.2%
 Male 12129.8%43.0%50.4%
 Asian & Pacific Islander 1020.0%40.0%60.0%
 Black 4511.1% 44.4% 51.1%
 Hispanic 296.9%34.5%37.9%
 Native American***
 Multi-Racial****
 White33536.1%54.9%58.5%
 Pell Grant Recipients18623.1%48.4% 53.8%
* Fewer than 5 students enrolled
** Daemen has three five-year dual degree programs (BS/MS) with a single conferral--both the Bachelor's and Master's are conferred in the fifth year at completion of the Master's degree.