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Retention and Graduation

Faculty and staff at OU are invested in helping students achieve success and reach their goals to GRADUATE as SOONERS! Student success and persistence toward degree are of upmost importance to supporting the mission of the University and an important part of our jobs as faculty and staff and thus members of the OU community.


The committment to the success of our students is evident by the fact that OU is among the nation's top universities in terms of gains in graduation rates. Graduation rates are figured based on the percentage of students who enter OU as first time, full time students in a specific fall term and graduate within six years from OU.


Click here for factbooks posted by Institutional Research and Reporting. Each factbook contains retention and graduation rates.


For information about the initiatives aimed at increasing student success and persistence, click here.


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