Data & Research

UCSC Student Retention and Graduation Information

The data below are from UCSC's Institutional Research, Assessment, and Policy Studies (IRAPS). For current research projects and information, see the Student Success Evaluation & Research Center (SSERC).

Summary retention and graduation reports by entering frosh and junior transfer cohorts with breakdowns by gender, ethnic group, college, and other student characteristics:

Comprehensive reports describe graduation rates, time-to-degree, and patterns of major migration by entering cohort:

Click here for reports published in previous years.

Student Achievement Measure (SAM) metrics that include students who transfer to and graduate from another institution:

Analytic reports about retention, graduation, and time-to-degree:

Predicted vs. actual graduation rates at UCSC
In a 2008 study using data from theHigher Education Research Institute, predicted graduation rates were calculated for UCSC students based on gender, ethnicity, and SAT I and high school GPA score ranges.

UC-wide retention and graduation