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Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) Disclosures

Student Body Diversity Fall 2018

The Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008) requires institutions to provide information about the student body diversity, including the percentage of enrolled, full-time students in the following categories:

  • ​Gender
  • Self-identified members of a major racial or ethnic group
  • Federal Pell Grant recipients

Total Full-time Undergraduates (1) = 3,904

Gender

Female = 2,124 (54.4%)

Male = 1,780 (45.6%)

Race/ethnic subgroups

American Indian or Alaska Native = 7 (0.2%)

Asian = 47 (1.2%)

Black or African American = 147 (3.8%)

Hispanic/Latino = 380 (9.7%)

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander = 15 (0.4%)

Nonresident Alien = 74 (1.9%)

Race and ethnicity unknown = 160 (4.1%)

Two or more races = 70 (1.8%)

White = 3,004 (76.9%)

Financial Aid Status

Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant (AY 2018 – 19) (2) = 573 (14.0%)

Total Full-time Graduates = 192

Gender

Female = 112 (58.3%)

Male = 80 (41.7%)

Race/ethnic subgroups

American Indian or Alaska Native = 0 (0.0%)

Asian = 1 (0.5%)

Black of African American = 10 (5.2%)

Hispanic/Latino = 7 (3.6%)

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander = 0 (0.0%)

Nonresident Alien = 12 (6.3%)

Race and ethnicity unknown = 6 (3.1%)

Two or more races = 5 (2.6%)

White = 151 (78.6%)

1) Based on IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey, submitted Spring 2019, which does not include Fall study abroad students and only credit-seeking students.

2) Information for Pell Grants recipients is based on the 2018-2019 submitted IPEDS Student Financial Aid survey which reports the prior year’s institutional financial aid information. For aid year 2017-18, N reported to IPEDs = 4,079.

Graduation Rates for Full-Time, First-Time, Degree-Seeking Undergraduates (Cohort 2012)

The Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008) requires institutions to provide their completion and graduation rate information disaggregated by:

  • ​Gender
  • Major racial and ethnic subgroup (as defined in IPEDS)
  • Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant
  • Recipients of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant
  • Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Stafford Loan​
Time to Degree
CategoryNumber of Students14 Years5 Years6 Years
Overall99883.1%85.2%86.0%
Gender
Female55086.4%87.5%88.0%
Male44879.0%82.4%83.5%
Race/ethnic subgroups2
American Indian/Alaska Native----
Asian1384.6%84.6%84.6%
Black or African American3287.5%90.6%90.6%
Hispanic/Latino8082.5%83.8%86.3%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander----
Nonresident Alien2986.2%89.7%89.7%
Race/ethnicity unknown5583.6%85.5%85.5%
Two or more races2181.0%81.0%81.0%
White76483.0%85.2%86.0%
Financial Aid Status3
Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant14877.7%81.6%82.4%
Recipients of a subsidized Federal Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant30985.8%87.4%88.3%
Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Federal Loan54183.0%84.8%85.6%

1) All graduation rate data are based on the 2012 revised cohort as reported to IPEDs on the Spring 2018-2019 Graduation Rate survey.

2) Graduation rates for American Indian/Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander are not included in this table because there were too few of these students to be able to report their graduation rates with confidentiality.

3) Provided by the Office of Financial Aid, based on 2012-13 Aid Year only.​

Retention Rates

The Higher Education Opportunity Act (2008) requires institutions to make available the retention rate of certificate – or degree-seeking, first-time undergraduate students as reported to IPEDS.

Fall 2017 Total = 1,063

Returned in Fall 2018 = 986

Retention Rate = 92.8​%