The Institutional Research Office maintains statistics about retention and graduation rates for our students at Daemen College. Typically, retention and graduation rates are determined for cohorts of first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students who matriculate in a specified fall term. The most recent retention and graduation rates for these cohorts are shown below. 

Fall-to-fall retention rate: 

  • Fall 2019 cohort: 79.1% 
  • Fall 2018 cohort: 77.5%
  • Fall 2017 cohort: 77.5%

4-year graduation rate:

  • Fall 2017 cohort: 45.0%
  • Fall 2016 cohort: 42.9% 
  • Fall 2015 cohort: 42.7%

6-year graduation rate:

  • Fall 2015 cohort: 57.3%
  • Fall 2014 cohort: 58.7%
  • Fall 2013 cohort: 61.6%