University of Florida - Common Data Set (CDS)

Graduation Rates

CDS Year:

Section B1 to B22 Fall 2012

This data is updated in April using the IPEDS GRS report.
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Graduation Rates

The information in this section comes from the IPEDS Graduation Rate Survey (GRS). For complete instructions and definitions of data elements, see the IPEDS GRS instructions and glossary.

For Bachelor's or Equivalent Programs

Report for the cohort of full-time first-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in Fall 2006. Include in the cohort those who entered your institution during the summer term preceding Fall 2006.


CDS - B4. Initial 2006 cohort of first-time, full-time bachelor's (or equivalent)
degree-seeking undergraduate students; Total all students:

(IPEDS GRS, Section II, Part A, line 10, sum of columns 15 and 16)



CDS - B5. Of the initial 2006 cohort, how many did not persist and did not graduate
for the following reasons: deceased, permanently disabled, armed forces,
foreign aid service of the federal government, or official church missions; Total:

(IPEDS GRS, Section II, Part C, line 45, sum of columns 15 and 16)



CDS - B6. Final 2006 cohort, after adjusting for allowable exclusions:

(Subtract question B5 from question B4)



CDS - B7. Of the initial 2006 initial cohort, how many completed the program in
four years or less (by August 31, 2010):

(IPEDS GRS, Section II, Part A, line 19, sum of columns 15 and 16)



CDS - B8. Of the initial 2006 cohort, how may completed the program in more than
four years but in five years or less (after August 31, 2010 and by August 31, 2011):

(IPEDS GRS, SectionII, Part A, line 20, sum of columns 15 and 16)



CDS - B9. Of the initial 2006 cohort, how many completed the program in more than five
years but in six years or less (after August 31, 2011 and by August 31, 2012):

(IPEDS GRS, Section II, Part A, line 21, sum of columns 15 and 16)



CDS - B10. Total graduating within six years
(sum of questions B7, B8, and B9):

(IPEDS GRS, Section II, Part A, line 18, sum of columns 15 and 16)



CDS - B11. Six-year graduation rate for 2006 cohort (question B10 divided by question B6):


Retention Rates

This data is updated in February


Use Q://SAS/source code/Gary/CDS/CDS_TOP_FIVE_MAJORS_B22

The retention rate comes from the IPEDS Enrollment Fall Enrollment summary report

Report for the cohort of all full-time, first-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered in fall 2012 (or the preceding summer term). The initial cohort may be adjusted for students who departed for the following reasons: deceased, permanently disabled,armed forces, foreign aid service of the federal government or official church missions. No other adjustments to the initial cohort should be made.



CDS - B22. For The cohort of all full-time bachelor's (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduate students who entered your institution as freshmen in fall 2011 (or the preceding summer term), what percentage was enrolled at your institution as of the date your institution calculates it official enrollment in fall 2012:



Five most popular undergraduate majors - Fall 2012: