DACC Graduation and Retention Rates

Under the Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990, Public Law 101-542, DACC is required to calculate (using a prescribed formula) and disclose graduation rates for all first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students who enrolled at DACC in Summer and Fall 2011.

  • This cohort consists of 1,150 students.
  • The number of graduates who earned either a certificate or an associate degree by Spring 2014 was 129.
  • The three-year, Student-Right-to-Know graduation rate was 11.2 percent.

Rates for previous cohorts after three years are as follows:

  • 2010 cohort — 12.2%
  • 2009 cohort — 13.6%
  • 2008 cohort — 11.7%
  • 2007 cohort — 13.3%
  • 2006 cohort — 8.4%
  • 2005 cohort — 6.1%
  • 2004 cohort — 5.7%

The retention rate for first-time, full-time DACC admitted students from Fall 2013 to Spring 2014 was 79.3 percent.

The retention rate for these students from Fall 2013 to Fall 2014 was 60.5 percent.