Maryland’s graduation rate at all-time high among student-athletes

Maryland set a campus record for student-athlete Graduation Success Rate in the third straight year, reaching 83 percent for 2011, and increasing its overall rate for the fourth straight year. Maryland’s GSR is 3 percentage points higher than the national average. 

The data, based on student-athletes who entered Maryland from the 2002-03 school year to the 2005-06 school year, showed 19 teams with a GSR at or above 80 percent. Here’s a team-by-team snapshot, per Terps PR:

Field hockey: 100 percent

Women’s lacrosse: 96 percent

Women’s soccer: 94 percent

Women’s basketball: 93 percent

Men’s golf: 90 percent (highest among men’s teams)

Football: 65 percent (up from 59)

Men’s basketball: 50 percent (up from 46) 

Alex Prewitt covers the Washington Capitals. Follow him on Twitter @alex_prewitt or email him at



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Alex Prewitt · October 26, 2012