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General Institutional Information

Health and Safety

Price of Attendance

Student Financial Assistance

Student Outcomes

Retention Rate

Percentage who began studies in Fall 2016 (1st year) to Fall 2017 (2nd year):

  • Full-Time 83%
  • Part-Time 56%

Graduation Rate

Overall graduation rate (“Student Right to Know” or IPEDS graduation rate) for students who began their studies in Fall 2011:

  • Graduation Rate 62%

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