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February 17, 2015

Focusing on the First-Year Conference

Data from the Office of Institutional Research was prominently featured in this year's Focusing on the First-Year Conference newsletter. The newsletter highlights a variety of ways in which OIR has been collaborating with campus offices across the University of Minnesota.

March 25, 2014

Freshman Cohort Flow Viz Released

Have you ever wondered how an incoming class of Freshman flows through the University of Minnesota system over time? Utilizing d3, a visualization framework, we have released a report which shows our graduation and retention data year-over-year, diagramming how a Freshman class shifts and evolves via a Sankey diagram. The visualization shows the students transferring to another campus, graduating or leaving the system.


February 13, 2014

Official Enrollment Statistics: Spring 2014 Released

The Spring 2014 Official Enrollment Statistics data has been loaded. The University of Minnesota system-wide total enrollment for all academic levels is 63,138. For each University of Minnesota campus: Twin Cities - 48,308, Duluth - 10,403, Crookston - 2,187, Morris - 1,782, Rochester - 458. Visit the Official Enrollment Statistics page for more details.

December 16, 2013

Released: 2013 HR Data and Reports

2013 HR Data
The HR Employee Head count report and PDF document has been updated with 2013 data. The Employee and Student Head Counts/Credit Hours for Fall 2013 has been posted. We have also posted an Excel version of this file, available on the HR page.

2013 Graduation/Retention Data Released

The 2013 Graduation/Retention data has been released. The report can be found here:
Freshman Graduation/Retention.

Here are the highlights for each campus with the latest cohort updates:

Twin Cities: 90.4% First Year Retention Rate, 59.1% 4 Year Grad Rate, 75.7% 6 Year Grad Rate
Crookston: 71.6% 1 Year Retention Rate, 34.7% 4 Year Grad Rate, 46.6% 6 Year Grad Rate
Duluth: 79.9% 1 Year Retention Rate, 37.5% 4 Year Grad Rate, 66.7% 6 Year Grad Rate
Morris: 88.1% 1 Year Retention Rate, 53.0% 4 Year Grad Rate, 68.2% 6 Year Grad Rate
Rochester: 78.6% 1 Year Retention Rate, 50.0% 4 Year Grad Rate*

(1 Year retention rate is based upon the Fall 2012 New High School freshman cohort, 4 Year Grad Rate is based upon the Fall 2009 New High School freshman cohort and 6 Year Grad Rate is based upon the Fall 2007 New High School freshman cohort)

* Rochester's first cohort began in 2009, 6 year data will be available in Fall 2015.

November 20, 2013

Student Financial Support AY2013

November 2013
Student Financial Support information as been updated to include AY2013 (Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Summer 2013). This is the first year with Rochester graduates - congratulations!!! As well as graduates, you will now find loan debt information for Rochester. A new line has been added for each student type: Number of Graduates.

October 21, 2013

Released: Degrees and Certificates Awarded: 2012-13

The Degrees and Certificates Awarded: 2012-13 have been released. The data in this report represents one academic year, 2013, which includes all degrees conferred between July 1, 2012 and June 30th, 2013.

For the 2013 Academic Year, the University of Minnesota System awarded 15,635 degrees (12,660 from the Twin Cities campus) and 738 certificates. More details can be found in the reports, including SOC and Gender breaks and the counts by major.