New College report shows lowest retention rate in school’s history

New College of Florida’s retention rate fell to historic lows and it’s dropout rate doubled between last fall and the start of the 2023-2024 school year, a report released this week shows.

The college’s Interim Provost Brad Thiessen provided faculty with the rates for first-year college students on Wednesday.

Thiessen wrote the 64.9% retention rate was “by far” the lowest the school has ever seen.

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