Cedarville University continues to outpace the national average in freshman retention rates, according to the latest data provided by the University’s admissions office. A total of 784 freshmen, 95.7 percent, will return to Cedarville for the spring semester.
Cedarville's retention rate is higher than the national average for both private (91.0 percent) and public (90.0 percent) four-year institutions. The percentage also ranks higher than the national average for private colleges with higher selectivity rates (92.0 percent).
This year’s freshman retention rate, which is Cedarville’s best since 2012-13, is also higher than its five-year average of 95.6 percent.
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Weinstein, Mark D., "Freshman Retention Rate Tops National Average" (2016). News Releases. 231.