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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%)
  • 2012 (52%)
  • 2013 (49%)
  • 2014 (49%)