72%

Second-year retention rate
(Indicator Number: 3)

Category: Student: Access, Affordability, and Attainment

What It Measures: Relative quality of new freshmen & their success in their freshman year

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

IMPROVEMENT

72%
is currently at or above the average of the 3 previous years (72%)


ADEQUACY

72%
is currently below the the benchmark set by Peers (78%)



University of Baltimore's peers as of 2015

California State University, East Bay
California State University, Stanislaus
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
New Jersey City University
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
CUNY Brooklyn College
North Carolina Central University
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Radford University
CUNY Lehman College

USM Institutions
Second-year retention rate
(Indicator Number: 3)

Bowie State University 71%
Coppin State University 63%
Frostburg State University 76%
Salisbury University 83%
Towson University 85%
University of Baltimore 72%
University of Maryland, Baltimore County 87%
University of Maryland, College Park 95%
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore 61%