Tertiary student retention rates

Data Tables

The data in the following tables are used to produce this indicator:

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Table 1: First-year retention rates for domestic students starting study in 2016 by qualification level, ethnic group and gender

Notes:

  1. Rates are not reported for groups of 30 of less students.
  2. 'Honours' refers to bachelors with honours degrees and postgraduate diplomas or certificates.
 AsiansEuropeansMāoriPacificTotal
FMTotalFMTotalFMTotalFMTotalFMTotal
Percentages
Certificates 1-2 86 80 84 78 71 75 76 72 74 81 70 75 79 72 75
Certificates 3 89 81 86 83 71 78 80 74 77 82 74 78 83 73 79
Certificates 4 85 82 84 81 74 78 77 74 76 79 77 79 80 75 78
Diplomas/certificates 5-7 82 77 80 78 73 76 74 70 72 76 69 73 77 73 76
Bachelors degrees 91 88 89 85 83 84 78 76 77 79 75 77 84 83 84
Graduate diplomas/certificates 68 69 68 70 74 71 69 73 70 69 75 71 70 72 71
Honours  80 83 81 81 84 82 76 77 76 74 77 75 80 83 81
Masters degrees 86 84 85 86 86 86 75 80 77 79 82 80 85 85 85
Doctoral degrees 97 99 98 97 96 97 97 97 97 na na 100 98 97 97
Total 87 84 86 83 77 81 79 74 77 81 74 78 82 77 80

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