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First-Year Retention Rate

First Year Retention shows the percent of the First-Time, Full-Time freshmen on the Kent Campus that return anywhere in the KSU system the next fall. 

Peer Institution First-Year Retention
Source: IPEDS (Full-Time Retention Rate)
Institution Name 2011-12 2012-13 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Georgia State University 83% 82% 81% 80% 83%  
Kent State University at Kent 77% 78% 82% 81% 82% 80%
Ohio University-Main Campus 79% 79% 80% 79% 82%  
University of Houston 83% 85% 86% 86% 80%  
University of North Texas 76% 75% 78% 79%    
Western Michigan University 73% 74% 78% 79%    
Utah State University 72% 66% 71% 71%