Six-Year Completion Rate

Entering Cohort Year Original Cohort Number Completers within 150% Time Rate of Completion
2011-12 338 240 71%

Six-Year Completions by Sex

6-Year Completions by Sex as Reported to IPEDS
Entering Cohort Male Female Total
2011-12 96 144 240

Six-Year Completions by Race/Ethnicity

6-Year Completions by Race/Ethnicity as reported to IPEDS
Race/Ethnicity Completions for 2011-12 Cohort (%) (N= 240)
American Indian / Alaskan Native 4 (1.67%)
Asian 9 (3.75%)
Black/ African American 16 (6.67%)
Hispanic or Latino(a) 21 (8.75%)
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0 (0%)
Two or more races 4 (1.67%)
Domestic Students of Color 54 (22.50%)
White 153 (63.75%)
Unknown 16 (6.67%)
International 17 (7.08%)

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 (%)
2016-17 287 81% (233 retained)

Diversity of the Student Body

2017-18 (N=1004) 2016-17 (N = 974) 2015-16 (N=1,031)
Number (n) Percent (%) Number (n) Percent (%) Number (n) Percent (%)
Sex
Full-Time Men 510 51%

489

50% 506 49%
Full-Time Women 494 49% 484 50% 525 51%
Race/Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaskan Native 13 1% 9 1% 11 1%
Asian 35 3% 30 3% 26 3%
African-American or Black 58 6% 51 5% 48 5%
Hispanic or Latino (a) 88 9% 113 12% 130 13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 0% 2 1%
Two or More Races 18 2% 27 3% 28 3%
Domestic Students of Color 212 21% 230 24% 245 24%
White 706 70% 655 67% 681 66%
Unknown 40 4% 45 5% 70 7%
International 46 5% 45 5% 35 3%

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.