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gwuorbust
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Not to instill more fear but

Postby gwuorbust » Mon Mar 08, 2010 11:17 am

So I was confirming FASFA codes on their website and then I saw this:

University of Florida
Graduation Rate: 82%
Retention Rate: 95%
Transfer Rate: 6%

INDIANA UNIVERSITY-BLOOMINGTON
FRANKLIN HALL 208 FIN AID OFFICE
BLOOMINGTON
Federal School Code: 001809
Graduation Rate: 73%
Retention Rate: 90%
Transfer Rate: 0%

etc

So. If we have a 95% retention rate but only 82% graduate... doesn't that mean 13% of students failed ? Everyone on here says it is not really possible to fail out of law school because of the curve, seems the numbers say otherwise. Thoughts, it there something I'm missing?

minuit
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Re: Not to instill more fear but

Postby minuit » Mon Mar 08, 2010 11:20 am

I think those are undergrad stats, but don't quote me on it.

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camstant
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Re: Not to instill more fear but

Postby camstant » Mon Mar 08, 2010 11:21 am

yes there is.... those are undergrad stats for state schools. Pretty typical

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Re: Not to instill more fear but

Postby acdisagod » Mon Mar 08, 2010 11:30 am

You're not accounting for people who don't like law school/aren't succeeding and choose to drop out.

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Re: Not to instill more fear but

Postby im_blue » Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:28 pm

gwuorbust wrote:Everyone on here says it is not really possible to fail out of law school because of the curve, seems the numbers say otherwise. Thoughts, it there something I'm missing?

This is definitely not true for TTTs that fail out a substantial portion of their classes just to keep their bar passage rate high enough for ABA accreditation.

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Re: Not to instill more fear but

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