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Table 9-4
Freshmen Sixth-Year Graduation Rates
2009 - 2013 Cohorts

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20092010201120122013

Number in Original Cohort2,5262,2352,4542,5892,422

Percent Graduated, 6th Year72.9%73.0%70.8%72.0%73.8%

Race/Ethnicity*
African American58.9%59.4%57.0%62.4%55.1%
Asian-Pacific77.2%80.0%75.2%79.6%82.8%
Hispanic70.4%65.9%63.6%66.7%68.1%
Multiracial64.1%69.4%66.7%62.1%65.8%
White75.6%75.8%73.7%74.5%77.1%
Other/Unknown71.8%78.6%74.0%69.5%74.0%

Gender
Male71.1%69.7%67.3%70.6%73.1%
Female74.2%75.4%73.4%73.1%74.3%

Race/Ethnicity* and Gender
African American Male63.8%52.3%50.9%61.4%54.0%
African American Female56.8%65.4%60.2%62.9%55.8%
Asian-Pacific Male76.5%81.7%68.9%81.7%81.6%
Asian-Pacific Female77.8%78.3%80.6%77.8%84.0%
Hispanic Male66.7%64.4%52.2%63.2%64.0%
Hispanic Female72.6%66.8%71.5%69.0%70.5%
Multiracial Male50.0%65.1%68.4%65.0%66.7%
Multiracial Female70.4%72.7%65.5%60.3%65.3%
White Male72.9%72.2%72.1%72.6%76.1%
White Female77.7%78.4%74.9%76.0%77.8%
Other/Unknown Male71.9%70.0%67.9%65.4%78.1%
Other/Unknown Female71.7%84.2%78.9%73.3%69.9%

Geographic Origin**
Suburban76.7%76.2%72.6%74.7%77.2%
Chicago68.5%68.0%62.9%68.0%66.4%
Elsewhere in Illinois75.6%72.2%78.0%64.2%85.5%
Out of State/Country69.7%71.2%72.2%71.4%72.2%
Unknown66.7%57.1%

College
Business76.7%79.1%74.9%74.9%77.3%
Communication74.6%71.5%74.9%68.6%75.6%
Computing & Digital Media75.4%73.9%68.9%73.7%71.9%
Education66.7%73.1%66.4%70.2%68.0%
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences70.8%69.5%67.5%72.7%74.6%
Music77.0%73.2%83.1%76.2%83.6%
Science & Health66.8%65.2%66.7%
Theatre69.1%76.5%78.9%88.9%84.3%

*   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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