Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

March Madness

Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

March Madness

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March Madness

Following are the overall academic
progress rates or APRs for the 64 schools
that participated in the 2005 NCAA Men's
Basketball tournament. Schools with an
APR of 925 or above have demonstrated
a graduation rate of at least 50 percent
and are safe from NCAA penalties.
Seedings in the NCAA tournament
precede the school's name.

CHICAGO REGIONAL

Seed    Institution                                APR

 (1)    University of Illinois                     973
(16)    Fairleigh Dickinson University             946
 (8)    University of Texas                        946
 (9)    University of Nevada                       920
 (5)    University of Alabama                      958
(12)    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee          975
 (4)    Boston College                             979
(13)    University of Pennsylvania                 993
 (6)    Louisiana State University                 933
(11)    University of Alabama at Birmingham        912
 (3)    University of Arizona                      916
(14)    Utah State University                      951
 (7)    Southern Illinois University               928
(10)    St. Mary's College of California           968
 (2)    Oklahoma State University                  920
(15)    Southeastern Louisiana State University    935

ALBUQUERQUE REGIONAL

Seed    Institution                                APR

 (1)    University of Washington                   939
(16)    University of Montana                      936
 (8)    University of the Pacific                  961
 (9)    University of Pittsburgh                   951
 (5)    Georgia Tech                               964
(12)    George Washington University               982
 (4)    University of Louisville                   950
(13)    University of Louisiana at Lafayette       899
 (6)    Texas Tech University                      911
(11)    UCLA                                       936
 (3)    Gonzaga University                         967
(14)    Winthrop University                        934
 (7)    University of West Virginia                929
(10)    Creighton University                       986
 (2)    Wake Forest University                     979
(15)    University of Tennessee-Chattanooga        913

AUSTIN REGIONAL

Seed    Institution                                APR

 (1)    Duke University                            984
(16)    Delaware State University                  904
 (8)    Stanford University                        979
 (9)    Mississippi State University               933
 (5)    Michigan State University                  963
(12)    Old Dominion University                    925
 (4)    Syracuse University                        967
(13)    University of Vermont                      959
 (6)    University of Utah                         954
(11)    University of Texas-El Paso                912
 (3)    University of Oklahoma                     925
(14)    Niagara University                         967
 (7)    University of Cincinnati                   929
(10)    University of Iowa                         972
 (2)    University of Kentucky                     954
(15)    Eastern Kentucky University                976

SYRACUSE REGIONAL

Seed    Institution                                APR

 (1)    University of North Carolina               970
(16)    Oakland University                         958
 (8)    University of Minnesota                    965
 (9)    Iowa State University                      952
 (5)    Villanova University                       991
(12)    University of New Mexico                   924
 (4)    University of Florida                      949
(13)    Ohio University                            951
 (6)    University of Wisconsin                    960
(11)    University of Northern Iowa                963
 (3)    University of Kansas                       936
(14)    Bucknell University                        980
 (7)    University of North Carolina-Charlotte     957
(10)    North Carolina State University            929
 (2)    University of Connecticut                  956
(15)    University of Central Florida              934

SOURCE: NCAA

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