Baylor University

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation Rates

Report for Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media

Baylor University has implemented several programs to support student retention including Orientation, Line Camp, and the New Student Experience Course. For more details, visit: New Student Programs

In addition, students can find academic assistance such as tutoring, study strategies and mentoring through the Paul L. Foster Success Center

One-Year Retention- Undergraduates Still Enrolled After One Year:

2002-2003: 89.7%

2003-2004: 82.6%

2004-2005: 88.6%

2005-2006: 88.3%

2006-2007: 84.9%

2007-2008: 90.5%

2008-2009: 90.9%

2009-2010: 87.3%

2010-2011: 94.4%

2011-2012: 88.6%

2012-2013: 85.3%

Five-year average: 89.3%

Four-Year Graduation - Undergraduates Who Receive Their Degree in Four Years:

2002-2003: 69.0%

2003-2004: 66.7%

2004-2005: 68.6%

2005-2006: 59.6%

2006-2007: 65.8%

2007-2008: 73.0%

2008-2009: 74.0%

2009-2010: 69.6%

Five-year average: 68.4%

Five-Year Graduation - Undergraduates Who Receive Their Degree in Five Years:

2002-2003: 80.5%

2003-2004: 75.4%

2004-2005: 75.7%

2005-2006: 75.5%

2006-2007: 75.3%

2007-2008: 79.7%

2008-2009: 81.8%

Five-year average: 77.6%

6-Year Graduation- Undergraduates Who Receive Their Degree in Six Years:

2002-2003: 81.6%

2003-2004: 76.8%

2004-2005: 77.2%

2005-2006: 76.6%

2006-2007: 78.1%

2007-2008: 79.7%

Five-year average: 77.7%