Graduation Rate Information

Graduation Rate Information

Colleges and universities are required to publicize their graduation rates. The graduation rate is calculated by identifying all first-time freshman students as a cohort and tracking them to degree completion. Northwest Nazarene University must report the number of students in the first-time freshman cohort who complete their degree within a 4, 5, and 6 year period. The number of graduates within a six year period, compared to the initial cohort number results in the calculation of the graduation rate.

The graduation rates for Northwest Nazarene University are as follows:

  • 1999(49%)
  • 2000(44%)
  • 2001(41%)
  • 2002(40%)
  • 2003(54%)
  • 2004(49%)
  • 2005(52%)
  • 2006(49%)
  • 2007(54%)
  • 2008(54%)
  • 2009(53%)
  • 2010(55%)
  • 2011(49%)