6-Year Graduation Rates of Aided Athletes at MAC and Ohio Universities
NCAA Division I
Fall 1997 Entering Freshman Class
All Students Aided Men's Sports Women's Sports
  Athletes All Baseball Basketball Track Football Other All Basketball Track Other
NCAA Division I Avg. 60% 62% 55% 46% 44% 60% 55% 61% 70% 64% 66% 72%
                         
Miami University 80% 65% 61% 60% 40% 75% 50% 74% 73% 75% 43% 84%
                         
MAC Universities:                        
University of Akron 41% 51% 44% 0% 100% 44% 67% 40% 67% 75% 67% 64%
Ball State U. 49% 75% 74% 0% 100% 62% 88% 83% 76% 33% 63% 87%
Bowling Green State U. 65% 69% 65% 60% 50% 50% 63% 74% 74% 33% 80% 77%
Central Michigan U. 49% 69% 65% 43% 50% 100% 70% 100% 74% 50% 100% 67%
Eastern Michigan U. 38% 60% 52% 50% 0%   57% 53% 68% 33% 67% 72%
Kent State U. 49% 58% 50% 40% 60% 38% 71% 50% 65% 100% 79% 54%
Marshall U. 38% 56% 57% 38% 67% 60% 67% 100% 55% 50% 50% 58%
Northern Illinois U. 53% 63% 47% 100% 50%   29% 58% 84% 71% 100% 85%
Ohio U. 70% 73% 58% 50% 0% 0% 70% 67% 91% 80% 100% 93%
U. of Toledo 42% 69% 72% 86% 0% 50% 71% 86% 63% 33% 67% 69%
Western Michigan U. 56% 71% 71% 60% 0% 71% 72% 79% 72% 33% 63% 81%
                         
Other Ohio Div. I Schools:                        
Cleveland State U. 27% 40% 27% 22% 100%     20% 58% 75% 100% 50%
U. of Cincinnati 48% 61% 56% 27%   50% 86% 50% 69% 50% 83% 62%
U. of Dayton 76% 84% 73% 100% 25% 100%   83% 94% 50% 100% 100%
Ohio State U. 62% 67% 50% 50% 0% 75% 53% 50% 90% 80% 100% 91%
Wright State U. 40% 62% 50% 33% 67% 100%   50% 72% 100% 67% 67%
Xavier U. 80% 93% 95% 83% 100% 100%   100% 93% 100% 100% 90%
Youngstown State U.   37% 58% 42% 38% 100% 0% 47% 50% 69% 80% 67% 68%
Source: NCAA Graduation Rates Report Data, www.ncaa.org/grad_rates/