Missouri Tigers boast high graduation rate

Dilip Vishwanat

Tigers have five teams that rank the best in the SEC.

The University of Missouri's 84 percent graduation rate is the third-best rank in the Southeastern Conference, according to a report released Thursday.

The Tigers ranked behind only Vanderbilt (first, 91 percent) and Alabama (second, 85 percent):

"We are very pleased with our numbers in the latest report," said Associate Athletic Director for Academic Services Dr. Joe Scogin. "We take great pride in the academic experience we provide to our student-athletes at Mizzou. They are expected to perform at a very high level in the classroom, just as they are in their sport, and the numbers show that they are doing exactly that," he said.

Men's golf, women's golf, women's swimming/diving, tennis and wrestling all were ranked No. 1 in the SEC based on graduation rates.

Graduation reports, and how they rank in the SEC, are listed below:

  • Baseball - 71% (6th)
  • Men's Basketball - 67% (5th)
  • Women's Basketball - 92% (8th)
  • Football - 73% (5th)
  • Men's Golf - 100% (1st)
  • Women's Golf - 100% (1st)
  • Gymnastics - 91% (6th)
  • Soccer - 92% (4th)
  • Softball - 95% (5th)
  • Men's Swimming/Diving - 89% (4th)
  • Women's Swimming/Diving - 100% (1st)
  • Tennis - 100% (1st)
  • Men's Track/Field - 88% (3rd)
  • Women's Track/Field - 88% (7th)
  • Volleyball - 77% (12th)
  • Wrestling - 67% (1st)

Numbers reflect graduation rates for student-athletes who started at Missouri in 2005. It also includes transfer students and student-athletes who "leave in good academic standing."

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