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VCCS Student Retention: Fall to Fall

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Fall 2017 to Fall 2018 Retention by College

VCCS Student Retention Summary Fall 2017 - Fall 2018
College
Total Students Fall 2011 Headcount
Returned Fall 2012 Headcount
Percent
First-Time Curricular Fall 2011 Headcount
Returned Fall 2012 Headcount
Percent
BLUE RIDGE 4,200 1,648 39.2 881 435 49.4
CENTRAL VIRGINIA 4,128 1,418 34.4 663 296 44.6
DABNEY S. LANCASTER 1,260 394 31.3 181 79 43.6
DANVILLE 3,101 1,115 36.0 442 235 53.2
EASTERN SHORE 644 246 38.2 116 58 50.0
GERMANNA 6,692 2,756 41.2 1,234 684 55.4
J. SARGEANT REYNOLDS 9,334 3,625 38.8 1,211 642 53.0
JOHN TYLER 10,380 4,155 40.0 1,531 846 55.3
LORD FAIRFAX 6,891 3,202 46.5 1,103 578 52.4
MOUNTAIN EMPIRE 2,684 1,112 41.4 436 199 45.6
NEW RIVER 4,626 1,740 37.6 644 350 54.3
NORTHERN VIRGINIA 51,190 22,401 43.8 8,619 5,431 63.0
PATRICK HENRY 2,263 965 42.6 440 236 53.6
PAUL D. CAMP 1,404 443 31.6 175 77 44.0
PIEDMONT VIRGINIA 5,608 2,278 40.6 758 412 54.4
RAPPAHANNOCK 3,229 1,357 42.0 394 174 44.2
SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA 3,611 1,547 42.8 426 181 42.5
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA 2,304 1,021 44.3 434 210 48.4
THOMAS NELSON 8,286 3,132 37.8 1,349 647 48.0
TIDEWATER 22,776 8,426 37.0 4,224 1,947 46.1
VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS 2,328 950 40.8 409 173 42.3
VIRGINIA WESTERN 7,271 3,130 43.0 1,232 663 53.8
WYTHEVILLE 2,676 989 37.0 441 209 47.4
VCCS 166,886 68,050 40.8 27,343 14,762 54.0

Fall 2016 to Fall 2017 Retention by College

VCCS Student Retention Summary Fall 2016 - Fall 2017
College
Total Students Fall 2011 Headcount
Returned Fall 2012 Headcount
Percent
First-Time Curricular Fall 2011 Headcount
Returned Fall 2012 Headcount
Percent
BLUE RIDGE 4,131 1,731 41.9 796 435 54.6
CENTRAL VIRGINIA 4,125 1,448 35.1 811 380 46.9
DABNEY S. LANCASTER 1,373 490 35.7 188 99 52.7
DANVILLE 3,405 1,304 38.3 486 255 52.5
EASTERN SHORE 705 259 36.7 129 65 50.4
GERMANNA 6,704 2,697 40.2 1,228 726 59.1
J. SARGEANT REYNOLDS 10,375 3,957 38.1 1,382 686 49.6
JOHN TYLER 10,021 3,946 39.4 1,317 709 53.8
LORD FAIRFAX 6,868 3,026 44.1 1,105 589 53.3
MOUNTAIN EMPIRE 2,737 1,131 41.3 428 222 51.9
NEW RIVER 4,456 1,829 41.0 651 381 58.5
NORTHERN VIRGINIA 50,835 22,393 44.1 8,884 5,554 62.5
PATRICK HENRY 2,405 972 40.4 415 202 48.7
PAUL D. CAMP 1,480 473 32.0 140 61 43.6
PIEDMONT VIRGINIA 5,550 2,290 41.3 657 376 57.2
RAPPAHANNOCK 3,463 1,520 43.9 388 189 48.7
SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA 3,958 1,659 41.9 454 206 45.4
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA 2,481 1,062 42.8 478 249 52.1
THOMAS NELSON 8,897 3,444 38.7 1,493 740 49.6
TIDEWATER 23,945 9,376 39.2 4,339 2,126 49.0
VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS 2,491 1,021 41.0 439 212 48.3
VIRGINIA WESTERN 7,719 3,304 42.8 1,245 684 54.9
WYTHEVILLE 2,745 1,040 37.9 457 229 50.1
VCCS 170,869 70,372 41.2 27,910 15,375 55.1

Fall 2015 to Fall 2016 Retention by College

VCCS Student Retention Summary Fall 2015 - Fall 2016
College
Total Students Fall 2010 Headcount
Returned Fall 2011 Headcount
Percent
First-Time Curricular Fall 2010 Headcount
Returned Fall 2011 Headcount
Percent
BLUE RIDGE 4,192 1,669 39.8 823 436 53.0
CENTRAL VIRGINIA 4,433 1,499 33.8 762 327 42.9
DABNEY S. LANCASTER 1,236 450 36.4 183 100 54.6
DANVILLE 3,561 1,427 40.1 538 266 49.4
EASTERN SHORE 745 268 36.0 125 65 52.0
GERMANNA 6,993 2,675 38.3 1,224 647 52.9
J. SARGEANT REYNOLDS 10,889 4,306 39.5 1,377 659 47.9
JOHN TYLER 10,035 3,892 38.8 1,328 702 52.9
LORD FAIRFAX 7,002 3,024 43.2 1,012 517 51.1
MOUNTAIN EMPIRE 2,718 1,157 42.6 455 217 47.7
NEW RIVER 4,477 1,694 37.8 629 350 55.6
NORTHERN VIRGINIA 52,078 22,706 43.6 9,330 5,620 60.2
PATRICK HENRY 2,594 1,083 41.8 415 227 54.7
PAUL D. CAMP 1,473 450 30.5 166 70 42.2
PIEDMONT VIRGINIA 5,438 2,211 40.7 721 414 57.4
RAPPAHANNOCK 3,566 1,505 42.2 406 203 50.0
SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA 4,439 1,719 38.7 452 189 41.8
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA 2,563 1,138 44.4 516 267 51.7
THOMAS NELSON 9,316 3,668 39.4 1,488 745 50.1
TIDEWATER 25,927 10,286 39.7 4,422 2,099 47.5
VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS 2,365 1,002 42.4 401 211 52.6
VIRGINIA WESTERN 7,932 3,354 42.3 1,166 635 54.5
WYTHEVILLE 2,915 1,106 37.9 474 218 46.0
VCCS 176,887 72,289 40.9 28,413 15,184 53.4

Fall 2014 to Fall 2015 Retention by College

VCCS Student Retention Summary Fall 2014 - Fall 2015
College
Total Students Fall 2009 Headcount
Returned Fall 2010 Headcount
Percent
First-Time Curricular Fall 2009 Headcount
Returned Fall 2010 Headcount
Percent
BLUE RIDGE 4,388 1,805 41.1 906 493 54.4
CENTRAL VIRGINIA 4,519 1,514 33.5 754 328 43.5
DABNEY S. LANCASTER 1,257 435 34.6 154 79 51.3
DANVILLE 3,982 1,536 38.6 514 247 48.1
EASTERN SHORE 839 306 36.5 138 71 51.4
GERMANNA 7,282 2,824 38.8 1,332 724 54.4
J. SARGEANT REYNOLDS 11,861 4,704 39.7 1,709 814 47.6
JOHN TYLER 9,875 3,895 39.4 1,435 699 48.7
LORD FAIRFAX 6,996 3,124 44.7 1,074 564 52.5
MOUNTAIN EMPIRE 2,718 1,193 43.9 449 246 54.8
NEW RIVER 4,585 1,697 37.0 651 328 50.4
NORTHERN VIRGINIA 51,487 23,077 44.8 9,141 5,519 60.4
PATRICK HENRY 2,853 1,247 43.7 485 251 51.8
PAUL D. CAMP 1,259 422 33.5 152 59 38.8
PIEDMONT VIRGINIA 5,554 2,223 40.0 710 357 50.3
RAPPAHANNOCK 3,569 1,515 42.4 421 200 47.5
SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA 5,352 2,077 38.8 606 250 41.3
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA 2,546 1,135 44.6 562 318 56.6
THOMAS NELSON 10,436 4,147 39.7 1,625 777 47.8
TIDEWATER 27,646 11,324 41.0 4,897 2,348 47.9
VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS 2,505 978 39.0 484 232 47.9
VIRGINIA WESTERN 8,632 3,538 41.0 1,376 774 56.3
WYTHEVILLE 3,302 1,255 38.0 533 253 47.5
VCCS 183,443 75,971 41.4 30,108 15,931 52.9

 

Fall 2013 to Fall 2014 Retention by College

VCCS Student Retention Summary Fall 2013 - Fall 2014
College
Total Students Fall 2008 Headcount
Returned Fall 2009 Headcount
Percent
First-Time Curricular Fall 2008 Headcount
Returned Fall 2009 Headcount
Percent
BLUE RIDGE 4,437 1,854 41.8 908 497 54.7
CENTRAL VIRGINIA 4,730 1,662 35.1 781 345 44.2
DABNEY S. LANCASTER 1,312 475 36.2 231 113 48.9
DANVILLE 4,280 1,712 40.0 609 326 53.5
EASTERN SHORE 857 299 34.9 152 76 50.0
GERMANNA 7,379 2,852 38.7 1,402 732 52.2
J. SARGEANT REYNOLDS 12,454 4,987 40.0 1,869 858 45.9
JOHN TYLER 10,103 3,821 37.8 1,429 685 47.9
LORD FAIRFAX 7,238 3,068 42.4 1,103 580 52.6
MOUNTAIN EMPIRE 2,924 1,223 41.8 508 252 49.6
NEW RIVER 4,808 1,690 35.1 688 345 50.1
NORTHERN VIRGINIA 51,803 22,827 44.1 9,128 5,332 58.4
PATRICK HENRY 3,163 1,289 40.8 707 386 54.6
PAUL D. CAMP 1,392 419 30.1 198 67 33.8
PIEDMONT VIRGINIA 5,630 2,207 39.2 765 415 54.2
RAPPAHANNOCK 3,555 1,422 40.0 413 184 44.6
SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA 5,784 2,310 39.9 637 311 48.8
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA 2,630 1,140 43.3 525 292 55.6
THOMAS NELSON 11,033 4,338 39.3 1,802 871 48.3
TIDEWATER 28,999 12,005 41.4 5,418 2,565 47.3
VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS 2,484 1,002 40.3 411 241 58.6
VIRGINIA WESTERN 8,654 3,594 41.5 1,435 753 52.5
WYTHEVILLE 3,468 1,475 42.5 588 285 48.5
VCCS 189,117 77,671 41.1 31,707 16,511 52.1