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CSU Institution-Specific Bachelor's Degree Six-Year Graduation Rate Targets

Note: Graduation rate targets are for first-time full-time undergraduate student cohorts enrolled fall semester who entered CSU in the fall or the preceding summer term.

Disaggregated Category Entering Cohort
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
FY05 Rate FY06 Rate FY07 Rate FY08 Rate FY09 Rate FY10 Rate
Total Cohort 28.0 28.0 29.0 30.0 30.0 31.0

Female
African-American 25.0 26.0 27.0 28.0 29.0 30.0
White 33.0 33.0 34.0 35.0 36.0 37.0
Other 13.0 14.0 15.0 16.0 17.0 18.0
Sub-Total 29.0 30.0 31.0 32.0 33.0 34.0
Male
African-American 32.0 26.0 26.0 27.0 28.0 29.0
White 23.0 25.0 25.0 26.0 25.0 27.0
Other 33.0 33.0 33.0 33.0 33.0 33.0
Sub-Total 26.0 26.0 26.0 27.0 27.0 28.0
Combined
African-American 27.0 26.0 27.0 28.0 29.0 30.0
White 29.0 29.0 30.0 31.0 32.0 33.0
Other 22.0 22.0 20.0 30.0 25.0 26.0
Total 28.0 28.0 29.0 30.0 30.0 31.0
Non-Learning Support 31.0 31.0 32.0 33.0 34.0 35.0
Learning Support 15.0 15.5 16.0 16.5 17.0 18.0
Total 28.0 28.0 29.0 30.0 30.0 31.0
Traditional 28.0 29.0 30.0 31.0 32.0 33.0
Non-Traditional 26.0 25.0 26.0 26.5 25.5 26.0
Total 28.0 28.0 29.0 30.0 30.0 31.0

Rationale: The small size of disaggregated entering cohorts and the fluctuation in previous graduation rates make it difficult to predict future rates. In addition, the last entering cohort (2004) to be included has already entered CSU and new intervention strategies have not as yet been implemented. However, the continued expansion of campus housing is expected to have a positive effect on the campus environment and, thus, increased graduation rates.

Note: Graduation rate targets for the two certificate and three associate degree programs are not included. Projected target rates are not realistic due to the low enrollment of full-time first-time students in recent years. And, because of the low enrollment in these programs, CSU is considering the deactivation of some, if not all, of these programs.