6-year graduation rate
(Indicator Number: 2)

Category: Student: Access, Affordability, and Attainment

What It Measures: Relative quality of new 1st-time full-time freshmen & their success in college

Data Reporting Lag: The reporting for this indicator has a 2 year difference. The latest data available is from 2018 for the indicator reporting year of 2020

Value Comparison: When comparing this value for Adequacy and Improvement, a higher value is better.

Data Source For Indicator Value: IPEDS

Data Source For Peer Value: IPEDS

Benchmark Set By: Peers


is currently at or above the average of the 3 previous years (49%)


is currently below the the benchmark set by Peers (56%)

Frostburg State University's peers as of 2015

California State University, Northridge
Sonoma State University
Bridgewater State University
Fitchburg State University
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
Kean University
SUNY College at Buffalo
Western Carolina University
Clarion University of Pennsylvania

USM Institutions
6-year graduation rate
(Indicator Number: 2)

Bowie State University 42%
Coppin State University 24%
Frostburg State University 52%
Salisbury University 68%
Towson University 73%
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 68%
University of Maryland, College Park 86%
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore 39%