Graduation and Retention Rates

Graduation Rates for Journalism and Public Relations
  Four Year Five Year Six Year
Cohort BGSU Journalism 
and PR
BGSU Journalism 
and PR
BGSU Journalism 
and PR
2004 36.1% 47.4% 56.6% 67.4% 60.4% 70.5%
2005 35.3% 47.4% 54.7% 65.8% 57.8% 67.1%
2006 36.0% 51.3% 53.7% 55.3% 57.6% 56.6%
2007 31.2% 45.3% 50.5% 59.4% 53.6% 60.9%
2008 36.2% 46.3% 53.3% 61.1% 55.9% 64.8%
2009 34.0% 52.3% 52.0% 61.4% 55.4% 63.5%
2010 33.7% 47.5% 49.6% 54.2% 53.2% 54.2%
2011 34.5% 39.3% 49.5% 50.0%    
2012 37.7% 43.8%        
Department of Journalism and Public Relations graduation rates as compared to overall BGSU rates for first-time, full-time students were calculated by BGSU's Office of Institutional Research. Graduation rates are based on what academic plan students were in as of their last semester enrolled.

Retention Rates for Journalism and Public Relations
  First Year Second Year Third Year
Cohort BGSU Journalism
and PR
BGSU Journalism
and PR
BGSU Journalism
and PR
2008 74.5% 73.1% 65.4% 61.5% 60.3% 59.6%
2009 76.7% 86.7% 66.5% 78.3% 60.8% 75.0%
2010 72.1% 78.0% 62.0% 67.8% 56.5% 59.3%
2011 69.5% 77.5% 61.7% 64.8% 56.1% 60.6%
2012 70.1% 64.5% 63.2% 53.2% 58.1% 46.8%
2013 75.9% 70.7% 68.8% 63.4% 62.9% 63.4%
2014 77.5% 84.2% 69.4% 79.0%    
2015 75.5% 69.1%        
Department of Journalism and Public Relations retention rates as compared to overall BGSU rates for first-time, full-time students were calculated by BGSU's Office of Institutional Research. Student retention is based on the academic plan students were in when they started in their cohort.

Updated June 18, 2017