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The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) requires its accredited programs to publish retention and graduation data on their website and to update the information annually.

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%
2013-2014: 92.9%
2014-2015: 88.6%
2015-2016: 91.2%
2016-2017: 95.9%

Five-year average: 90.8%

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%
2010-2011: 66.3%
2011-2012: 73.9%
2012-2013: 76.4%
2013-2014: 67.9%

Five-year average: 70.8%

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%
2009-2010: 78.5%
2010-2011: 76.4%
2011-2012: 78.4%
2012-2013: 84.3%

Five-year average: 79.9%

Six-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%
2008-2009: 81.8%
2009-2010: 79.8%
2010-2011: 78.7%
2011-2012: 80.7%

Five-year average: 80.1%