Western New Mexico University serves many non-traditional students, a substantial numbers of whom enter the institution as transfer students and are therefore excluded from the standard calculation of graduation rates.

How baccalaureate degree recipients entered Western New Mexico University

Recipients who began as:

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

Sum/Fall/Spr

Sum/Fall/Spr

Sum/Fall/Spr

N

%

N

%

N

%

First-time, full-time degree seeking fall semester freshmen graduating within six years

32

19.8

23

13.4

40

23.5

Transfers  (including those from Branch campuses)

72

44.4

74

43.3

67

39.4

Other (returning students, freshmen starting in spring, part-time students, etc.)

58

35.8

74

43.3

63

37.1

All  baccalaureate degree recipients

162

100

171

100

167

100

 

6 year graduation rates of 1st time, full-time degree-seeking students

 

Entered Fall 2004

Entered Fall 2005

Entered Fall 2006

Race/Ethnicity

Cohort

% Degrees through

Cohort

% Degrees through

Cohort

% Degrees through

& Sex

N

Summer 2010

N

Summer 2011

N

Summer 2012

African American

12

25

5

0

6

0

American Indian

7

0

8

13

3

33.3

Asian

2

0

0

0

3

33.3

Hispanic

161

16.1

142

14

118

18.6

White/Other

114

28.9

95

22

69

17.4

Nonresident Alien

4

50

6

33

4

50

Unknown

25

12

25

28

17

23.5

Men

139

21.6

114

21.9

79

19

Women

186

19.9

166

13.9

141

19.1

Overall

325

20.6

280

17.1

220

19.1

 WNMU includes Associate’s and Certificate awards in cohorts.