STUDENT RETENTION RATES
The Student-Right-to-Know rates are published annually by July 1st and based on data reported by First Institute in connection with the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey. This information is available in the admissions office and on College Navigator, which is maintained by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) at: https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?s=IL&zc=60014&zd=0&of=3&ct=3&id=145099
The link to College Navigator is also available on First Institute’s website at www.firstinstitute.edu under Disclosures.
The retention rate is a measure of the rate at which students persist in their educational program at an institution, expressed as a percentage and reported to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
The retention rate is the percentage of first-time students who enrolled at any time between August 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019, who are still enrolled, or successfully completed their program.
Full Time Students Enrolled Fall 2019 (08/01/2019 – 10/31/2019) Number of Students Student Completed or Still Enrolled Fall 2020 Graduation Rate
Total 133 107 80%