Graduation and Retention Rates

Graduation

Miami's graduation rates are consistently among the highest nationally. Of the students entering Miami in the Fall of 2015, 83% graduated within six years.

The years in the table below mark the year the students entered as first-time, full-time freshmen.

Six-Year Graduation Rates by Entering Cohort Year (through August of 6th year)
Classification 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Female 81.9 82.5 85.0 85.5 87.1
Male 76.2 77.3 77.2 77.5 78.7
American Indian or Alaska Native 80.0 75.0 80.0 100.0 70.0
Asian 85.0 82.1 81.2 83.9 76.5
Black or African American 65.2 72.4 72.4 75.2 74.6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 100.0 --- --- --- 100.0
White 80.8 81.3 82.1 82.8 84.7
Hispanic/Latino 67.2 68.3 80.4 80.0 78.8
Two or More Races 70.8 75.2 81.2 71.9 76.3
International 72.9 75.4 74.0 75.8 76.5
Unknown Race/Ethnicity 66.7 72.7 75.0 50.0 86.7
Pell Grant Recipient 67.9 70.6 75.1 75.1 73.4
Stafford Recipient/Non-Pell 79.4 75.5 76.8 81.1 82.0
Non-Pell/Non-Stafford 81.5 83.3 83.2 82.7 84.4
Total 6-Year Graduation Rate 79.1 80.0 81.3 81.6 83.0

Retention

First to Second Year Retention Rates by Cohort Year
Cohort Year 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
First-Year Retention Rate 90.9 91.9 89.3 88.4 89.2