Six-Year Completion Rate

Entering Cohort Year Original Cohort Number Completers within 150% Time Rate of Completion
2010-11 344 234 68%

Six-Year Completions by Sex

6-Year Completions by Sex as Reported to IPEDS
Entering Cohort Male Female Total
2010-11 106 128 234

Six-Year Completions by Race/Ethnicity

6-Year Completions by Race/Ethnicity as reported to IPEDS
Race/Ethnicity Completions for 2010-11 Cohort (%) (N= 234)
American Indian / Alaskan Native 3 (1%)
Asian 6 (3%)
Black/ African American 15 (6%)
Hispanic or Latino(a) 23 (10%)
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0 (0%)
Two or more races 5 (2%)
Domestic Students of Color 52 (22%)
White 166 (71%)
Unknown 3 (1%)
International 13 (6%)

Six-Year Completions by Financial Aid Type*

Six-Year Completions for Pell Grant Recipients in 2009-10 Cohort
Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant 135
Total Graduating within 150% time 94
Rate of Completion for Pell Grant Recipients 70%
Six-Year Completions for Direct Subsidized Loan Recipients who did not receive Pell Grants in the 2009-10 Cohort
Recipients of Direct Subsidized Loans 107
Total Graduating within 150% of time 80
Rate of Completion for Direct Subsidized Loan Recipients 75%
Six-Year Completions for students who received neither Federal Pell Grants nor Direct Subsidized Loans
Students who received neither Pell nor Subsidized Loans 102
Total Graduating within 150% time 60
Rate of Completion for students who received neither Pell nor Subsidized Loans 59%

*Data provided by Financial Services

Retention Rates

First-to-Second Year Retention
Entering Cohort Entering Number (N) Retention Rate (%)
2015-16 276 74.6% (206 retained)

Diversity of the Student Body

2015-16 (N = 1,031) 2016-17 (N = 975)
Number (n) Percent (%) Number (n) Percent (%)
Sex
Full-Time Men 506 49% 490 50%
Full-Time Women 525 51% 484 50%
Race/Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaskan Native 11 1% 9 1%
Asian 26 3% 30 3%
African-American or Black 48 5% 51 5%
Hispanic or Latino (a) 130 13% 113 12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2 1% 0 0%
Two or More Races 28 3% 27 3%
Domestic Students of Color 245 24% 230 24%
White 681 66% 655 67%
Unknown 70 7% 45 5%
International 35 3% 45 5%

Number of Pell Grant Recipients

2015-16 2016-17
328 students 284 students

Cornell College Graduates - 2015

Cornell surveys seniors six weeks prior to graduation to determine where our graduates are headed after college.  The results of this survey for our 2015 graduates indicated:

Survey of 2015 Cornell College Graduates
Number of seniors 270
Number of responses 234
Percentage of class responding 87%

Job Placement

Of the 234 seniors of the Class of 2015 who responded, 170 (73%) indicated they were entering the workforce. Of those individuals who were entering the workforce, 82% reported being currently employed and 18% reported they were looking for employment. Of those individuals who reported employment, 63% indicated they were employed in a field congruent with their majors.

Graduate / Professional School

An additional 32 seniors (14%) indicated they were pursuing advanced degrees, while 5 seniors (2%) indicated pursing additional education.