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
2012 37.7% 35.5% 52.1% 41.9% 54.8% 45.2%
2013 41.9% 39% 56.4% 48.8% 59.5% 56.1%
2014 44.3% 57.9% 57.7% 71.1% 60.5% 71.1%
2015 46.3% 47.6% 58.8% 57.1%    
2016 46.8% 59.1%        
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 the academic plan students were in when they started their cohort.

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
2012 70.1% 64.5% 63.1% 53.2% 57.8% 45.2%
2013 75.8% 70.7% 68.8% 63.4% 62.5% 63.4%
2014 77.5% 84.2% 69.4% 78.9% 61.8% 68.4%
2015 75.8% 69% 68.8% 69% 61.4% 59.5%
2016 77% 90.9% 67.8% 81.8% 59.7% 68.2%
2017 77.2% 76% 69.9% 64% 61.6% 56%
2018 77.1% 76.5% 69.4% 70.6%    
2019 79.4% 60%        
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 November 16, 2020