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Retention & Graduation Data

Agnes Scott College is pleased to provide the following information to students and prospective students in compliance with requirements established by the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 and the Student Right-to-Know Act of 1990. These data reflect the enrollment and completion status of full-time, first-time, degree-seeking students enrolled for the fall semester. The graduation rate is computed after six years, which equates to 150 percent of the length of the undergraduate program.

Questions related to this information should be directed to the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, 121 Agnes Scott “Main” Hall. You can reach the office by phone at 404.471.6176 or by email at

Retention Rates

Class Retention Rate
First-to Second-Year: Class of 2025 79%

Six-Year Graduation / Completion Rates for Cohort That Entered in Fall 2016

Total Cohort

Total Cohort Fall 2016 Adjusted Cohort Completion Rate
Total Cohort 272 77%

By Gender

Gender Fall 2016 Adjusted Cohort Completion Rate
Female 272 77%

By Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Fall 2016 Adjusted Cohort Completion Rate
Nonresident Alien 32 78%
Hispanic 35 66%
Black or African-American 69 83%
White 94 80%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0 N/A
Asian 21 67%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 0%
Two or more races 13 85%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 7 57%
Total 272 77%

By Financial Aid Category

Financial Aid Category Fall 2016 Adjusted Cohort Completion Rate
Recipients of Pell Grants 102 76%
Recipients of Federal Subsidized Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant 41 76%
Recipients of neither a Pell Grant nor a Federal Subsidized Loan 129 78%
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