Institutional Research

An incredible aerial view of the McDaniel College campus taken by alum Jeremy Bell '00. departments

Basic Institutional Data

The McDaniel College Office of Institutional Research functions as the primary source for official campus statistics, in compliance with Federal, MHEC and MICUA reporting requirements. We supply data for specific departmental assessments while helping to facilitate and evaluate surveys; and we contribute to various institution-wide efforts requiring analytic expertise.

Number of Students

  Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015
Undergraduate Headcount Enrollment 1,629 1,650 1,692 1,706 1,663
Graduate Headcount Enrollment 1,745 1,634 1,564 1,481 1,463

Degrees/Certificates Conferred

  FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Bachelor's Degrees 398 350 371 345 376
Post-Bacc Certificates 4 9 34 23 127
Master's Degrees 430 453 488 399 1297

Retention/Graduation Rates 

  Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014 Fall 2015
Frosh to Soph Retention 79% 82% 84% 83% 75%
4-YR Graduation 64% 60% 63% 61% 59%
6-YR Graduation 73% 74% 72% 68% 70%

 

Source: Office of Institutional Research
Updated: October 2016