New Freshmen Retention & Graduation

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Note: To help protect student privacy, this dashboard is limited to people who have existing access to OBIEE. To learn more about requesting access to OBIEE, please click here.
Description:Retention and graduation rates for up to six-years from initial enrollment. This dashboard contains multiple filters that can be used to view rates for various subpopulations and reports enrollment and completion information at other institutions.

Users of this dashboard may be accessing FERPA-protected data and are therefore expected 1) only to access such data if they have a legitimate educational reason for doing so, and 2) to take appropriate measures to protect the confidentiality of such data, for example, redacting cell sizes less than or equal to 5 if the data will be shared outside of UWM.
Production Schedule:Each Fall
Data Source:UWM data warehouse tables, National Student Clearinghouse data
Notes:Please click here for a detailed description of this dashboard.
Change log:1/9/2024: Updated to reflect 2030 realignment. Updated to include information from Fall 2023.

6/27/2023: Updated to include New Freshmen cohorts at the branch campuses, beginning with Fall 2019.

4/5/2023: Updated logic used for High School GPA filter and First Semester GPA filter so that the underlying GPAs are rounded to two decimal places.

12/13/2022: Updated to include four new filters [Initial Academic Career, Initial Year in School, Initial Dorm Resident/Commuter Status, High School GPA (4.0-scale only)]. Also updated to include additional subcategories that indicate whether: (a) students' primary academic group of enrollment is the same as their 1st Fall, and (b) students' primary academic group of their degree is the same as their primary academic
group of enrollment in their 1st Fall. The labels of some filters were also revised to improve clarity.

12/5/2022: Dashboard updated with information for Fall 2022.

11/16/2022: Resolved issue that was preventing users from seeing data for specific institutions.

8/4/2022: ACT filters were removed due to potential data quality issues.

8/1/2022: Updated with more recent UWM graduation data.

12/20/2021: Corrected logic so that first-term GPA data for New Freshmen in the Fall Bridge Program are included for the Fall 2020 cohort. Also added a note indicating that the "Enrolled at UWM" and "Graduated from UWM" categories only reflect UWM's Main Campus.

12/17/2021: Dashboard updated with information for Fall 2021.

11/10/2021: Dashboard was updated with new enrollment and graduation information. The "Not enrolled or graduated" category was changed to "Neither enrolled nor graduated" to improve clarity. Additional race/ethnicity filters from the Multi Race/Ethnicity New Freshman Retention & Graduation Dashboard were incorporated into this dashboard. Remedial information was removed from the dashboard because it doesn't provide an accurate representation of remedial/developmental needs due to changes in placement processes.

3/11/2020: The dashboard and detailed description referenced in the "Notes" section above were updated to include a note regarding branch campuses. The detailed description was also updated to clarify that this dashboard only includes bachelor's degree recipients from UWM’s Main Campus with no prior degrees/completions from UWM (Flex degrees excluded).