GAINESVILLE, FL: According to a recent CBS News article, the University of Florida ranked highly when compared to other university’s freshmen retention rates. The University of Florida, ranked 8th nationally, retained an astounding 95.6% of it’s freshmen last year.
UF is the only school in Florida that made the list.
The study notes that the schools that made the list tend to be flagship institutions which enjoy more resources and attract smart students.
The average freshmen retention rate for all four-year public schools is 72.2%.
Source: CBS News