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

  2020 2019 2018
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 337 83.7%   342 81.9% 77.8% 375 77.1% 70.4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 10 80.0%   24 79.2% 75.0% 29 86.2% 79.3%
Asian 98 88.8%   94 88.3% 79.8% 82 93.9% 87.8%
Black or African American 585 82.7%   647 82.4% 73.9% 539 84.2% 78.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5 60.0%   3 66.7% 66.7% 6 100.0% 50.0%
White 5,139 89.9%   5,247 88.5% 83.6% 5,194 87.9% 81.6%
Two or more races 235 85.1%   267 82.0% 73.0% 248 81.5% 73.8%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 25 84.0%   28 92.9% 78.6% 34 85.3% 85.3%
Non-Resident Alien 32 68.8%   82 81.7% 69.5% 125 92.0% 83.2%
By SEX                  
Male 2,728 87.5%   2,879 86.8% 81.0% 2,889 85.9% 79.2%
Female 3,738 89.4%   3,855 87.6% 82.2% 3,743 87.7% 81.6%
By RESIDENCY                  
Resident for Tuition 2,742 87.4%   2,617 89.1% 83.1% 2,380 89.7% 85.1%
Non-Resident for Tuition 3,724 89.4%   4,117 86.0% 80.8% 4,252 85.3% 78.0%
Total 6,466 88.6%   6,734 87.2% 81.7% 6,632 86.9% 80.6%

  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% 73.1% 401 82.3% 75.1% 357 79.4% 74.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 27 85.2% 77.8% 24 75.0% 66.7% 29 72.4% 65.5%
Asian 87 85.1% 72.4% 89 87.6% 78.7% 91 85.7% 81.3%
Black or African American 552 85.1% 78.2% 602 83.9% 76.4% 702 82.3% 72.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6 83.3% 83.3% 7 85.7% 71.4% 8 75.0% 62.5%
White 5,945 88.7% 81.9% 6,072 87.9% 80.9% 5,678 87.3% 80.7%
Two or more races 295 87.1% 78.6% 262 83.2% 74.0% 191 83.2% 75.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 38 86.8% 81.6% 25 80.0% 72.0% 27 81.5% 81.5%
Non-Resident Alien 45 91.1% 80.0% 59 91.5% 79.7% 93 89.2% 79.6%
By SEX                  
Male 3,157 87.1% 79.3% 3,246 87.7% 80.2% 3,005 85.2% 78.6%
Female 4,228 88.5% 82.1% 4,295 86.6% 79.7% 4,171 87.0% 80.0%
By RESIDENCY                  
Resident for Tuition 2,594 90.4% 83.7% 2,540 88.7% 82.5% 2,643 87.5% 81.6%
Non-Resident for Tuition 4,791 86.5% 79.4% 5,001 86.3% 78.6% 4,533 85.5% 78.2%
Total 7,385 87.9% 80.9% 7,541 87.1% 79.9% 7,176 86.3% 79.4%