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Student Outcomes

Graduation & Retention Information

Southwestern Oklahoma State University reports annual enrollment, retention and graduation data to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).  SWOSU’s IPEDS identification number is 207865.

All or most of the IPEDS reports for SWOSU since 2007 are available in the SWOSU Digital Commons.  These include:

IPEDS surveys are conducted annually by the National Center for Education Statistics, which is part of the U.S. Department of Education. Required by the Higher Education Act of 1965, the surveys gather data from all higher education and technical/vocation institutions that participate in federal student financial aid programs. The data is used by Congress, federal and state agencies, educators, media and private industry.

Students and parents can use the data in the college search process by accessing College Navigator, which is part of the National Center for Education Statistics website.