Missouri State University-West Plains

Institutional Research

Retention Rates

Missouri State-West Headcounts

Fall to Fall Headcount for First-time, Full-time Freshmen
Fall 2006 Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011
Missouri State-West Plains Cohort 305 384 407 440 546 544
Missouri State-West Plains Returned 175 225 265 244 240 245

Missouri State-West Retention Rates Compared to Missouri Two-Year Institutions

Fall to Fall Retention Rates for First-time, Full-time Freshmen
Fall 2006 Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011
Missouri State-West Plains Rate 57.4% 58.6% 65.1% 55.5% 44.0% 45.0%
Missouri Two-Year Publics Rate 57.6% 57.9% 57.3% 57.2% 57.7% 56.9%

Rolling Averages

Three-Year Rolling Percents Compared to Missouri Two-Year Institutions
2006-08 2007-09 2008-10 2009-11
Missouri State-West Plains Rate 60.7% 59.6% 53.8% 47.6%
Missouri Two-Year Publics Rate 57.6% 57.5% 57.4% 57.3%

Rolling Averages

Missouri State-West Plains Three-Year Rolling Average Headcounts
2006-08 2007-09 2008-10 2009-11
Missouri State-West Plains Cohort 1096 1231 1393 1530
Missouri State-West Plains Returned 665 734 749 729