Student Right-to-Know

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 2016.

  • This cohort consists of 1,161 students.
  • The number of graduates who earned either a certificate or an associate degree by Summer 2019 was 167.
  • The three-year, Student-Right-to-Know graduation rate was 14.4 percent.

Rates for previous cohorts after three years are as follows:

  • 2015 cohort — 11.3%
  • 2014 cohort — 15.0%
  • 2013 cohort — 13.3%

The retention rate for first-time, full-time DACC admitted students from Fall 2018 to Spring 2018 was 79 percent. The retention rate for these students from Fall 2018 to Fall 2019 was 60 percent.