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See also: USC Columbia Graduation Rate (%) as of Fall 2002

USC Columbia
Return Rate Percentage of First-Time Full-Time Freshmen
(Fall 2002)

Cohort

Enrolled

2nd Year

3rd Year

4th Year

1985

2,864

78.9

69.3

65.0

1986

2,536

78.7

69.1

64.2

1987

2,881

80.4

69.7

65.4

1988

2,993

79.1

69.3

65.8

1989

2,780

80.3

70.5

66.4

1990

2,474

81.5

71.1

67.7

1991

2,591

79.4

69.4

64.1

1992

2,460

78.1

66.6

61.3

1993

2,298

79.6

70.2

65.4

1994

2,347

77.8

66.5

60.4

1995

2,593

79.1

69.3

63.7

1996

2,635

80.4

71.1

64.9

1997

2,925

79.6

70.6

65.4

1998

2,760

80.9

72.8

67.8

1999

2,598

81.8

73.8

2000

2,477

80.6

73.4

2001

3,229

81.7