Skip to main content

Fall-to-Fall Retention

The rate of retention of students enrolling at GRCC is measured annually. Retention rate is the percentage of First-time, Full-time and First-Time, Part-time Degree Seeking students that enroll in the fall semester and return the following fall semester.

Source: IPEDS Fall Enrollment Report 2021 and Institutional Research and Planning. Mark Champion 4/13/2021

GRCC One-Year Retention Rates for Full-Time, First-time in Any College Degree-Seeking Students

Year Percentage
Fall 2019 to Fall 2020 58%
Fall 2018 to Fall 2019 56%
Fall 2017 to Fall 2018 58%
Fall 2016 to Fall 2017 57%

GRCC One-Year Retention Rates for Part-Time First-time in Any College Degree-Seeking Students

Year Percentage
Fall 2019 to Fall 2020 50%
Fall 2018 to Fall 2019 52%
Fall 2017 to Fall 2018 49%
Fall 2016 to Fall 2017 48%

24. Retention

HEOA Sec. 488(a)(1)(E) amended HEA Sec. 485(a)(1) (20 U.S.C. 1092(a)(1)): added HEA Sec. 485(a)(1)(U): HEOA amendment effective August 14, 2008 October 29, 2009 FR notice (revised 34 CFR 668.41(d))

Institutions must make available to current and prospective students the retention rate of certificate- or degree-seeking, first-time, undergraduate students as reported to IPEDS.

This information is collected in the IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey. For more information: http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds

Transfer