A university’s success in educating its students is generally understood to revolve around “retention,” a multi-faceted concept encompassing at least two distinct elements: continuation rates and graduation rates. IP&A calculates retention rates for students who entered CSUSM as first-time freshman and transfer students. Detailed information about how these rates are calculated for the CSU can be found on the CSU Analytic Studies website.

Click on the links on the left to view retention rates for each group of students.




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