retention rate 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