TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Indiana State University released it’s 2020 Enrollment Report on Tuesday. The school is three years early in achieving two student success goals, which were set last year by the university.
The report shows a one-year retention rate for last year’s freshmen. It’s seven points higher than two years ago. ISU’s four year graduation rate currently sits at just 33 percent. That exceeds the university’s goal of 32 percent by 2023.
Among the new freshmen coming in, 80 percent are from Indiana. The new class has an average GPA of 3.26. It’s up from 3.22 a year ago.
Ethnic minorities currently make up 33 percent of the freshman class. African-Americans are 21 percent of the current freshman class.