Six-Year Completion Rate

Cohort Year Original Cohort Number Completers within 150% Time Rate of Completion
2014-15 262 176 67%

Six-Year Completions by Sex

6-Year Completions by Sex as Reported to IPEDS
Entering Cohort Male Female Total
2014-15 130 132 262

Six-Year Completions by Race/Ethnicity

6-Year Completions by Race/Ethnicity as reported to IPEDS
Race/Ethnicity Completions for 2014-15 Cohort (%) (N= 176) % of Ethnicity
American Indian / Alaskan Native 0
Asian 5 (2.8%) 6 (83%)
Black/ African American 8 (3.4%) 16 (38%)
Hispanic or Latino(a) 31 (11.4%) 20 (65%)
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0 (0%)
Two or more races 6 (3.4%) 12 (50%)
Domestic Students of Color 37 (21%) 65 (57%)
White 135 (72%) 187 (76.7%)
Unknown 2 (1.1%) 5 (40%)
International 2 (1.1%) 5 (40%)

Six-Year Completions by Financial Aid Type*

Six-Year Completions for Pell Grant Recipients in 2014-15 Cohort
Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant 72
Total Graduating within 150% time 41
Rate of Completion for Pell Grant Recipients 56.9%
Six-Year Completions for Direct Subsidized Loan Recipients who did not receive Pell Grants in the 2014-15 Cohort
Recipients of Direct Subsidized Loans 79
Total Graduating within 150% of time 51
Rate of Completion for Direct Subsidized Loan Recipients 64.56%
Six-Year Completions for students who received neither Federal Pell Grants nor Direct Subsidized Loans
Students who received neither Pell nor Subsidized Loans 111
Total Graduating within 150% time 84
Rate of Completion for students who received neither Pell nor Subsidized Loans 76.36%

*Data provided by Financial Services

Retention Rates

First-to-Second Year Retention
Entering Cohort Entering Number (N) Retention Rate (%)
2020-2021 290 78% (226 retained)

Diversity of the Student Body

2021-22

(N=1045)

2020-21
(N=996)
2019-20 (N=1017) 2018-19 (N = 1022)
Degree Seeking

Number

(n)

Percent

(%)

Number (n) Percent (%) Number (n) Percent (%) Number (n) Percent (%)
Gender
Women 468 45% 463 46% 463 46%

484

47%
Men 546 52% 510 51% 533 52%

531

52%
Gender Undeclared 31 3% 23 2% 21 2% 7 0.7%
Race/Ethnicity
American Indian or Alaskan Native 10 <1 10 1% 11 1% 18 1.76%
Asian 35 3% 23 2% 30 3% 36 3.5%
African-American or Black 75 7% 64 6% 63 6% 64 6.25%
Hispanic or Latino (a) 86 8% 73 7% 76 7% 77 7.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4 <1% 2 <1% 4 <1% 1 0.97%
Two or More Races 17 2% 20 2% 17 2% 15 1.46%
Domestic Students of Color 227 22% 192 19% 201 20% 210 20.5%
White 768 73% 738 74% 719 71% 697 68%
Unknown 19 2% 21 2% 27 3% 42 4%
International 31 3% 45 5% 70 7% 72 7%

Number of Pell Grant Recipients

2019-20 2018-19 2017-18
 242 students 261 students 269 students

Cornell College Graduates  2019-2020

Cornell surveys seniors just prior to graduation until 6 months following graduation to determine where our graduates are headed after college.  The results of this survey for our 2019-20 graduates indicated:

Survey of 2019-20 Cornell College Graduates
Number of seniors 214
Number of responses 158
Percentage of class responding 74%
Either employed or enrolled in graduate school 94%

Job Placement

Of the 171 seniors of the Class of 2019-20 who responded,  69% indicated they were entering the workforce. Of those individuals who were entering the workforce, 92% reported being currently employed and 8% reported they were looking for employment. Data for First Destination are collected according to NACE standards.

Graduate / Professional School

An additional 23% of seniors indicated they were accepted into a graduate school to pursue further education.