NCAA findings on Graduation Rates of Student Athletes

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Athletes’ Graduation Rates (source: NCAA) All NCAA Division I athletes combined (men and women, all sports) have a six year graduation rate (sometimes called “the Federal Rate”) of 63% for student athletes who started college in 1999. This compares to a 61% graduation rate for ALL college students nationally. The NCAA has attempted to follow transfer students who end up graduating from college and reports that if transfer student athletes were included, the graduation rate (called “the Graduation Success Rate or GSR by the NCAA) is 77%
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Unformatted text preview: Male Div. 1 student athletes graduate at a rate of 56% (federal rate for all male college students is 58%) Female Div. 1 student athletes graduate at a rate of 71% (federal rate for all female college students is 64%) Mens Div 1 Basketball: Div 1 Mens basketball players have a federal graduation rate of 46% (59% GSR) Mens Div 1A Football Div 1 A Male football players have a federal graduation rate of 55% (GSR 66%) Womens Div 1 Basketball Div 1 Womens basketball players have a federal graduation rate of 64% (82% GSR)...
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