With a 98.1 percent first-year student retention rate, the College ranked seventh in Moneywatch’s list of private U.S. colleges and universities with the highest percentage of freshmen who return as sophomores.
Other institutions in the top 10 include: (1) Princeton University – 99.2 percent; (2) Harvey Mudd College – 99 percent (3) Yale University – 99 percent; (4) University of Pennsylvania – 98.3 percent; (5) University of Chicago – 98.1 percent; (6) Harvard University – 98.1 percent; (8) Stanford University – 98.1 percent; (9) Carleton College – 98.15 percent; and (10) University of Notre Dame – 98 percent.
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‘Remembering The Jesuits Whose Murders Brought An End To Salvadoran Civil War’
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‘Astrophysicist Tyson sells spirit of science: Cosmos superstar shines at HC’
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Biology Professor’s Research on Extinct Dodo Bird Makes International Headlines
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With new insight on perhaps one of the most distinguished animals to have gone extinct in human history, Leon Claessens, associate professor of biology at the College of the...