Average Transfer-out Rate At Massachusetts Colleges

What Is The Average Transfer-out Rate In Massachusetts?

The transfer-out rate is a percentage graduate candidates who transferred-out to other schools. The average transfer-out rate of Massachusetts colleges is 16.64%. It includes all institutions' rate (i.e. 4-years and 2-years or less) where the transfer-out information is available. In public colleges, the transfer-out rate is 19.00% and private schools' rate is 15.33%. By school levels, the transfer out rate is 17.08% and community colleges' rate is 15.56% in Massachusetts.
By gender, the female students' transfer-out rate is 9.13% and male students' rate is 9.43%.
The next schools are the top 5 Massachusetts colleges that have the highest transfer-out rate. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth has the highest transfer-out rate of 32% among Massachusetts colleges. Merrimack College and Suffolk University also have higher transfer-out rate of 30% and 28% respectively. For the ranking, we exclude community colleges and four-colleges with less than 5,000 students.
The following table summarizes the average transfer-out rate in Massachusetts.
The Average Transfer-out Rate In Massachusetts
TotalPublicPrivate (not-for-profit)Private (for-profit)
4 years or high17.08%28.20%15.49%-
2-4 years15.56%15.93%10.00%-
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Transfer-out Rate for BS Degree Granting Schools

For the four-years Massachusetts institutions where BS degree grants, the average transfer-out rate is 9.27%. 4,798 students transferred-out to other schools among 51,768 graduate candidates. 39,313 students graduated in 150% of normal time (i.e. 6 years) and 470 students are still enrolled in Massachusetts colleges.
The following table summarizes the transfer-out rate by gender with the graduation rate for Massachusetts collegesNumbers in parentheses in each column indicate the number of students over candidates in the corresponding category.
Transfer-out Rate by Gender at Massachusetts colleges
TotalFemale StudentsMale Students
Graduation Rate (in 150% normal time)75.94%
No longer Enrolled0.91%
Still Enrolled13.79%