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Retention & Persistence

Fall to Fall Retention Rates

Cohort Retention Rate - RSCC RSCC Rank - TBR Community Colleges
Fall 2013 to Fall 2014 62.7% 2nd
Fall 2012 to Fall 2013 63.6% 2nd
Fall 2011 to Fall 2012 62.0% 1st
Fall 2010 to Fall 2011 61.9% 4th
Fall 2009 to Fall 2010 64.2% 2nd
Fall 2008 to Fall 2009 Statewide analysis not provided to RSCC.
Fall 2007 to Fall 2008 63.3% 3rd
Fall 2006 to Fall 2007 63.1% 3rd
Fall 2005 to Fall 2006 61.8% 4th
Fall 2004 to Fall 2005 61.4% 3rd
Fall 2003 to Fall 2004 65.1% 3rd

Note: Retention rates are inter-institutional within the public system.

Cohorts are first-time, full-time freshmen.
Source: Tennessee Higher Education Commission

Six Year Persistence to Graduation Rates

Cohort Graduation Parameter Completion Rate1 RSCC Rank - TBR Community Colleges
Fall 2008 2008-09 through 2013-14 36.2% 3rd
Fall 2007 2007-08 through 2012-13 35.5% 1st
Fall 2006 2006-07 through 2011-12 32.4% 3rd
Fall 2005 2005-06 through 2010-11 32.2% 1st
Fall 2004 2004-05 through 2009-10 39.0% 2nd
Fall 2003 2003-04 through 2008-09 40.0% 3rd
Fall 2002 2002-03 through 2007-08 42.0% 1st
Fall 2001 2001-02 through 2006-07 37.3% 4th
Fall 2000 2000-01 through 2005-06 39.0% 3rd
Fall 1999 1999-00 though 2004-05 36.3% 3rd
Fall 1998 1998-99 though 2003-04 29.7% 4th

1 - Prior to the Fall 2006 cohort, this includes members who graduated from any public institution. It currently includes graduates from public institutions and TELS recipients from private institutions.

Cohorts are first-time, full-time freshmen.
Source: Tennessee Higher Education Commission

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