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Freshman-to-Sophomore Retention Rate



Based on the most recent data of Kansas State University
and Peer Comparison Institutions

InstitutionFreshman-to-Sophomore Retention Rate*
 Fall 2010Fall 2011Fall 2012Fall 2013Fall 2014Fall 2015Fall 2016Fall 2017Fall 2018Fall 2019
Kansas State University81%82%81%83%83%85%84%85%86%87%
Auburn University87%90%89%91%90%91%92%90%91%92%
Clemson University89%91%92%92%93%92%93%93%93%94%
Colorado State University83%84%86%85%87%86%82%84%83%85%
Iowa State University86%86%87%86%87%88%87%87%87%89%
Louisiana State University -
Baton Rouge
North Carolina State University88%92%93%93%93%93%94%94%94%94%
Oklahoma State University78%79%79%81%81%81%81%82%83%85%
Oregon State University83%83%84%84%85%83%85%84%85%85%
University of Massachusetts -
Washington State University82%82%80%79%78%79%81%79%79%81%

* from IPEDS Data Center - most recent available comparative data