Student-athlete grad rate among nation's highest
Posted: October 25, 2011
LEWISBURG, Pa. — Bucknell student-athletes rank fourth nationally among Division I programs, with 90 percent graduating, according to the NCAA's annual Graduation Rates survey.
The survey, released Monday, uses the four-class average for student-athletes entering between the 2001-02 and 2004-05 academic years. Last year, the University ranked No. 7 in the survey.
Graduation Success Rate
The NCAA also released its Graduation Success Rate (GSR) data, which shows that 18 Bucknell varsity programs have 100-percent GSRs, counting student-athletes who entered between the 2001-02 and 2004-05 academic years.
The University's overall GSR of 97 percent ranks 10th-best nationally. In 2010, Bison teams ranked 12th nationally in GSR at 95 percent.
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