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USC Columbia
Graduation Rate Percentage as of Fall 2012
First-time, Full-time Freshmen


Cohort
Enrolled
4 Years
5 Years
6 Years
1987
2,881
34.5
56.4
61.4
1988
2,993
33.4
56.8
62.3
1989
2,780
32.7
57.4
62.2
1990
2,474
29.7
56.5
63.3
1991
2,591
24.8
50.4
56.1
1992
2,460
26.1
50.2
55.7
1993
2,298
29.4
54.8
60.2
1994
2,347
27.5
49.3
54.9
1995
2,593
30.8
53.1
58.1
1996
2,635
32.4
55.3
59.8
1997
2,925
36.4
57.6
60.9
1998
2,760
39.7
59.9
63.6
1999
2,598
41.0
60.5
64.5
2000
2,477
39.8
59.1
62.4
2001
3,229
40.2
59.0
62.8
2002
3,503
44.9
63.6
66.8
2003
3,443
45.8
66.1
69.0
2004
3,337
45.7
64.3
67.4
2005
3,677
51.2
67.2
70.3
2006
3,646
53.0
69.6
72.3
2007
3,690
53.9
69.7
 
2008
3,826
55.7