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Table 9-3
Freshman Fifth-Year Graduation Rates
2011 - 2015 Cohorts

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20112012201320142015

Number in Original Cohort2,4542,5892,4222,5402,517

Percent Graduated, 5th Year68.4%69.8%71.8%69.0%67.7%

Race/Ethnicity*
African American53.2%57.1%52.5%58.7%52.0%
Asian-Pacific73.7%79.0%77.1%76.4%72.9%
Hispanic59.6%64.5%65.5%61.6%57.1%
Multiracial65.6%57.3%64.1%60.0%52.5%
White71.9%72.7%75.7%72.1%73.0%
Other/Unknown69.9%65.3%72.6%62.4%67.5%

Gender
Male64.4%68.1%70.9%68.0%66.1%
Female71.4%71.1%72.4%69.7%68.9%

Race/Ethnicity* and Gender
African American Male49.1%50.0%52.4%54.0%48.5%
African American Female55.3%60.7%52.6%61.3%54.1%
Asian-Pacific Male67.2%80.5%75.0%72.1%71.7%
Asian-Pacific Female79.2%77.8%79.0%80.6%74.0%
Hispanic Male47.8%60.9%61.3%59.0%56.2%
Hispanic Female67.7%66.8%67.8%63.3%57.9%
Multiracial Male68.4%60.0%66.7%62.9%55.6%
Multiracial Female63.6%55.6%62.5%58.2%50.8%
White Male69.7%70.9%74.5%71.9%70.7%
White Female73.6%74.1%76.6%72.3%74.7%
Other/Unknown Male61.5%60.5%75.3%60.0%65.6%
Other/Unknown Female76.8%69.8%69.9%65.2%69.4%

Geographic Origin**
Suburban70.3%72.6%75.0%73.3%70.6%
Chicago57.5%64.4%63.3%61.3%59.9%
Elsewhere in Illinois78.0%62.7%82.9%72.6%61.7%
Out of State/Country71.1%69.7%71.2%67.5%68.5%
Unknown66.7%57.1%71.4%69.2%

College
Business71.9%73.1%75.0%72.9%69.8%
Communication73.6%66.8%73.9%71.6%72.8%
Computing & Digital Media65.8%71.6%70.9%66.8%67.0%
Education63.6%67.4%65.6%69.1%70.9%
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences66.1%70.2%71.7%67.4%68.1%
Music81.5%76.2%83.6%75.0%76.3%
Science & Health62.7%62.2%65.1%63.0%60.1%
Theatre78.9%86.1%84.3%78.9%74.3%

*   Asian-Pacific category includes Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian. The Other/Unknown category includes Nonresident alien, American Indian/Alaskan Native, and Unknown.
** Geographic Origin based on parent residence. Out-of-State includes Out-of-Country.

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