Persistence

Fall to Fall Persistence

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Definition

Percentage of new students in the fall semester of the designated year who re-enrolled in the subsequent fall semester.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton students who persisted from the fall semester to the following fall semester was the second lowest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton who persisted from the fall semester to the following fall semester was in the 49th percentile nationally.


Fall to Spring Persistence

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Definition

Percentage of new students in the fall semester of the designated year who re-enrolled in the subsequent spring semester.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton students who persisted from the fall semester to the spring semester was the lowest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton who persisted from the fall semester to the spring semester was in the 11th percentile nationally.