Student Right To Know Act, May 2012
Central Penn College provides the following information regarding our graduation/completion and transfer out rates. This information is provided in compliance with the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. The rates reflect a four-year average graduation, completion and transfer out status of students for whom 150% of the normal time-to-completion has elapsed, using Fall 2005 as the current baseline.
During Fall 2005, 121 first-time, full-time degree seeking undergraduate students entered Central Penn College. As of 30 March 2012, an average of 55% of students over the past four years had graduated from our institution, completed their programs within three years (or six years if baccalaureate seeking) of their initial enrollment date or moved to and finished a baccalaureate program. The transfer-out rate, similarly, was 1 %. The graduation rate for the Fall 2005 cohort specifically is 51% for baccalaureate students and 45 % overall.
Further, of the 65 baccalaureate students who started, 31 received a PELL Grant, 21 received a Stafford Loan only, and 10 received neither. Graduation rates for the Pell recipients was 48.3 %, for Stafford recipients 62 % and 50 % for students who received neither.
Questions in regard to this report should be directed to: Bill Gray, Institutional Research Director, at (717) 728-2511.
While reviewing this information, please bear in mind:
- • Though as a baccalaureate institution we conform to an IPEDS six year reporting cycle, Central Penn College enrolled its first class of bachelor degree seeking students (a total of 14) in 2001.
- As reported for the Federal Department of Education, Central Penn's graduation rates are based on a four-year average which is automatically calculated by the IPEDS software online.