The University of Alabama
First-time, Full-time Undergraduate Cohort Retention Rates

  2017 2016 2015
Cohort HC 2nd Year Retention 3rd Year Retention Cohort HC 2nd Year Retention 3rd Year Retention Cohort HC 2nd Year Retention 3rd Year Retention
By RACE/ETHNICITY                  
Hispanic or Latino 390 80.8%   401 82.3% 75.1% 357 79.4% 74.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 27 85.2%   24 75.0% 66.7% 29 72.4% 65.5%
Asian 87 85.1%   89 87.6% 78.7% 91 85.7% 81.3%
Black or African American 552 85.0%   602 83.9% 76.4% 702 82.3% 72.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6 83.3%   7 85.7% 71.4% 8 75.0% 62.5%
White 5,945 88.7%   6,072 87.9% 80.9% 5,678 87.4% 80.7%
Two or more races 295 87.1%   262 83.2% 74.0% 191 83.2% 75.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 38 86.8%   25 80.0% 72.0% 27 81.5% 81.5%
Non-Resident Alien 45 91.1%   59 91.5% 79.7% 93 89.2% 79.6%
By SEX                  
Male 3,157 87.1%   3,246 87.7% 80.2% 3,005 85.2% 78.6%
Female 4,228 88.5%   4,295 86.6% 79.7% 4,171 87.1% 80.0%
By RESIDENCY                  
Resident for Tuition 2,594 90.4%   2,540 88.7% 82.5% 2,643 87.5% 81.6%
Non-Resident for Tuition 4,791 86.5%   5,001 86.3% 78.6% 4,533 85.5% 78.2%
Total 7,385 87.9%   7,541 87.1% 79.9% 7,176 86.3% 79.4%

  2014 2013 2012
Cohort HC 2nd Year Retention 3rd Year Retention Cohort HC 2nd Year Retention 3rd Year Retention Cohort HC 2nd Year Retention 3rd Year Retention
By RACE/ETHNICITY                  
Hispanic or Latino 285 83.9% 75.4% 242 83.5% 75.1% 242 83.7% 76.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 21 85.7% 71.4% 30 93.1% 82.8% 14 92.9% 78.6%
Asian 65 84.6% 78.5% 75 93.3% 81.3% 70 82.9% 82.9%
Black or African American 570 83.5% 75.1% 607 83.9% 70.4% 580 81.4% 74.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4 75.0% 75.0% 6 83.3% 83.3% 8 100.0% 87.5%
White 5,498 87.1% 79.7% 5,131 86.7% 79.6% 5,048 87.5% 81.2%
Two or more races 248 81.9% 71.4% 176 86.8% 78.2% 162 82.1% 71.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 10 100.0% 100.0%       13 92.3% 84.6%
Non-Resident Alien 93 88.2% 78.5% 161 96.9% 80.1% 201 95.5% 88.1%
By SEX                  
Male 2,921 86.0% 77.9% 2,820 86.0% 78.1% 2,797 86.3% 80.5%
Female 3,873 86.8% 79.5% 3,608 87.2% 79.0% 3,541 87.4% 80.4%
By RESIDENCY                  
Resident for Tuition 2,542 87.6% 80.8% 2,675 88.4% 81.0% 2,888 88.4% 83.0%
Non-Resident for Tuition 4,252 85.8% 77.7% 3,753 85.5% 76.8% 3,450 85.7% 78.2%
Total 6,794 86.5% 78.8% 6,428 86.7% 78.6% 6,338 86.9% 80.4%