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Table 9-3
Freshman Fifth-Year Graduation Rates
2012 - 2016 Cohorts

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20122013201420152016

Number in Original Cohort2,5892,4222,5402,5172,451

Percent Graduated, 5th Year69.8%71.8%69.0%67.7%67.9%

Race/Ethnicity*
African American57.1%52.5%58.7%52.0%50.3%
Asian-Pacific79.0%77.1%76.4%72.9%75.1%
Hispanic64.5%65.5%61.6%57.1%59.1%
Multiracial57.3%64.1%60.0%52.5%61.4%
White72.7%75.7%72.1%73.0%72.6%
Other/Unknown65.3%72.6%62.4%67.5%68.2%

Gender
Male68.1%70.9%68.0%66.1%64.1%
Female71.1%72.4%69.7%68.9%70.6%

Race/Ethnicity* and Gender
African American Male50.0%52.4%54.0%48.5%47.3%
African American Female60.7%52.6%61.3%54.1%52.4%
Asian-Pacific Male80.5%75.0%72.1%71.7%69.9%
Asian-Pacific Female77.8%79.0%80.6%74.0%80.2%
Hispanic Male60.9%61.3%59.0%56.2%56.5%
Hispanic Female66.8%67.8%63.3%57.9%60.8%
Multiracial Male60.0%66.7%62.9%55.6%54.1%
Multiracial Female55.6%62.5%58.2%50.8%64.9%
White Male70.9%74.5%71.9%70.7%68.1%
White Female74.1%76.6%72.3%74.7%75.8%
Other/Unknown Male60.5%75.3%60.0%65.6%65.8%
Other/Unknown Female69.8%69.9%65.2%69.4%70.5%

Geographic Origin**
Suburban72.6%75.0%73.3%70.6%71.0%
Chicago64.4%63.3%61.3%59.9%58.4%
Elsewhere in Illinois62.7%82.9%72.6%61.7%67.8%
Out of State/Country69.6%71.1%67.5%68.7%68.4%
Unknown100.0%0.0%100.0%

College
Business73.1%75.0%72.9%69.8%70.1%
Communication66.8%73.9%71.6%72.8%74.1%
Computing & Digital Media71.6%70.9%66.8%67.0%68.0%
Education67.4%65.6%69.1%70.9%62.9%
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences70.2%71.7%67.4%68.1%65.8%
Music76.2%83.6%75.0%76.3%61.4%
Science & Health62.2%65.1%63.0%60.1%63.4%
Theatre86.1%84.3%78.9%74.3%77.0%

*   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.

IRMA 2021