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Student Outcomes

studentsNSU reports annual student enrollment, retention, and graduation data to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Northeastern State University's IPEDS ID is 207263.

These data are used at the federal and state level for policy analysis and development; at the institutional level for benchmarking and peer analysis; and by students and parents, through the College Navigator, to aid in the college search process. For more information about IPEDS.


NSU's annual data on the following are available in the IPEDS 2021 report (PDF).

  • Graduation and transfer-out rates of degree-seeking, first-time, full-time undergraduate students
  • Retention rates of first-time bachelor's degree-seeking students
  • Award and enrollment rates of first-time and non-first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students

The report on graduation and academic success rates of athletes is available from the Athletics page.

Employment Placement and Graduate and Professional Education

Career Services gathers information on graduate education, professional education, and employment of NSU graduates. The information can be found in the Career Outcomes Data report.