The Academic Progress Rate, sometimes also known as Academic Performance Rating
The NCAA defines The Academic Progress Rate as:
The Academic Progress Rate (APR) is a term-by-term measure of eligibility and retention for Division I student-athletes that was developed as an early indicator of eventual graduation rates.
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... a valid comparison unless it is viewed alongside the graduation rates for non athletes at the institution ... However, if the graduation rate for non-athletes is also 50% then the low graduation rate for the athletes is not a student-athlete problem, but a university ... Furthermore, it is not always relevant to compare APR scores across universities because the academic rigors between universities differ ...
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