freshman http://peoriapublicradio.org en BU sees increase in retention rate http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bu-sees-increase-retention-rate <div>Bradley University officials say they are doing a better job of keeping students from leaving after their freshmen year. BU is reporting a freshman-to-sophomore retention rate of nearly 88-percent for the last school year. That&rsquo;s a nearly two-percent increase from the entering freshman class of 2011, and it&rsquo;s the highest retention rate in five years.</div><div> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 17:21:44 +0000 Denise Molina 13034 at http://peoriapublicradio.org BU sees increase in retention rate Bradley University freshman class grows six-percent from last year http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bradley-university-freshman-class-grows-six-percent-last-year <p></p><div>Bradley University’s incoming freshman class is the largest the school has seen in the last two classes. It’s more than 60 students than last year’s freshman class.&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 21:02:54 +0000 Tanya Koonce & Alex Rusciano 10689 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bradley University freshman class grows six-percent from last year