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Freshman Graduation Rates
These numbers represent the percent of students who graduated within the time period listed.
|Michigan Residential Campus|
|Freshman Cohort Graduation Rates|
|Freshman Retention Rates - Fall to Fall|
|All Students Retention Rates - Fall to Fall|
Fall-to-Fall retention rates represent the percent of students who are still at Northwood or have graduated from one year to the next.
These numbers represent how many of our students graduate or enroll elsewhere in the given time frames
|2009 Cohort||6-Year Award||8-Year Award Rate||Still Enrolled at NU after 8 Years||Did not receive a credential and subsequently enrolled elsewhere|
|Full-time, Transfer Students||85%||85%||0%||9%|
|Part-time, Transfer Students||51%||52%||1%||17%|
DeVos Graduate School – Graduation Rates
|Graduate Student Graduation Rates|
|Status||Fall 2010 Cohort||Fall 2011Cohort||Fall 2012 Cohort||Fall 2013 Cohort||Fall 2014 Cohort||Fall 2015 Cohort|
|Percentage of students who graduated from cohort in which they started and within 150% of the expected completion time*||77%||79%||77%||79%||86%||86%|
|*The number of students who earned their degrees within 150 percent of the expected completion time, divided by the number of students who began pursuing a degree with that cohort.|
Figures based on data pulled in September 2018
Note: Historical data for the Florida and Texas Operations available by request.
2017-18 Degrees Conferred
|Associate of Arts|
|Bachelor of Business Administration|
|Advertising and Marketing||21|
|Automotive Marketing and Management||49|
|Automotive Industry Management||8|
|Computer Information Management||15|
|Entertainment, Sport & Promotion Management||26|
|Fashion Marketing and Management||11|
|Health Care Management||19|
|Innovation Marketing and Management||5|
|Management Information Systems||45|
|Operations and Supply Chain Management||10|
|Bachelor of Science|
|Master of Business Administration|
|Master of Science in Organizational Leadership|
Includes Traditional, ADP, DeVos and International Program Centers
Northwood University partners with GradLeaders to conduct an e-mail survey of the undergraduate and graduate classes graduating each May. All data enclosed in this report is based on the number of responses received for individual questions, as indicated in parenthesis. The comparison is to most available data from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
First Destinations Survey Results – Class 2018 6-Month Post-Graduate Survey
|Traditional||ADP||TOTAL||NACE First Destinations Survey: Class of 2017|
|Survey response rate||38%||40%||39%||N/A|
|Enrolled/accepted by a graduate/professional school:||10%||1%||6%||17.5%|
|Job very related or somewhat related to your business major||88%||86%||87%||N/A|
|Satisfied with occupation||81%||78%||79%||N/A|
Richard DeVos Graduate School
First Destinations Survey Results – Class 2015 6-Month Post-Graduate Survey
|Total||NACE First Destinations Survey: Class 2015|
|Number responding to survey||48||38,447|
Where Students and Alumni Work, Live and Do
Communicate effectively in speech and writing
Direct Measure (NU Teaching and writing rubric-Internal - 5-point scale. where is 5 is most proficient)
Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving proficiency
Direct Measure (Insight BCTST Critical Thinking Exam-External)
Articulate the principles and values of freedom and free enterprise (General Education).
Direct Measure (Principles of Free Enterprise Exam-Internal)
Demonstrate effective leadership and interpersonal skills.
Direct Measure (Peregrine Core Professional Components Exam, Leadership Topic-External)
Demonstrate acumen applied to a global business environment.
Direct Measure (Peregrine Core Professional Components Exam,Global Topic-External)
Demonstrate foundational knowledge of functional areas of business.
Direct Measure (Peregrine Core Professional Components Exam, Total Score-External)
DeVos Graduate School