61%

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

61%
is currently below the average of the 3 previous years (66.33%)


ADEQUACY

61%
is currently below the the benchmark set by Peers (74%)



University of Maryland, Eastern Shore's peers as of 2015

New Jersey City University
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
SUNY at Fredonia
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University
Fayetteville State University
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Winston-Salem State University
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
Virginia State University
California State University, Bakersfield

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%