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Undergraduate Bulletin 2008-2009
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Student Retention and Consumer Information

Student Retention Data

Approximately 84 percent of matriculated freshmen enroll for a second year of study.

Approximately 53 percent of matriculated full-time freshmen receive a baccalaureate degree within four years of study, and 64 percent within six years of study. An additional 10 percent transfer to another institution.

For full-time transfers, approximately 69 percent receive a baccalaureate degree within four years of study at this University.

Student Consumer Information

Federal regulations require the University to provide all prospective and enrolled students with information on subjects with which you should be familiar. This information can be found at

The subjects include student financial aid (description of aid programs available, eligibility criteria, how to apply, the method of award and distribution, satisfactory progress standards, loan terms and deferrals); tuition and other costs; refund and withdrawal policies; information about academic programs, personnel and facilities; facilities and services available to disabled students; retention and graduation rates; and athletic program participation rates and financial support data. Also available is the University’s Annual Security Report which includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. Information regarding parent and student rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) with respect to access to and the release of student education records is also available. Inquiries or paper copies should be directed to RTK, Institutional Research, UAB321, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12222.