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Graduate Rate 79.82%
Male 76.68%
Female 81.70%
Retention Rate 88%

Graduation Rates at American

At American University, the graduation rates was 79.82% (1,274 students out of 1,596 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time. For example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree.). By gender, 457 male and 817 female students have graduated from the school last year by completing their jobs in the period.

Graduation Rates By Gender

Next table and chart describe the graduation rates (150% normal time) by gender at American University. Last year, the graduation rate was 79.82%. where 1,274 students out of 1,596 candidate completed their degree.
Graduation Rate By Gender
American University
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total1,5961,27479.82%
Male59645776.68%
Female1,00081781.70%
[Chart] American University Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

866 students completed their course in 4 years and 42 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 366 students graduated within 6 years, usually referred as 150% normal time.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
American University
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less54.26% 72.65% 43.30%
5 Year56.89% 76.17% 45.40%
6 Year79.82% 76.68% 81.70%
[Chart] American University BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Graduation Rates By Race

Next table and chart shows graduation rates by race/ethnicity. The numbers in parenthesis denotes number of completers over number of candidates for each category.
Graduation Rates By Race
American University
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native 100.00%
(2/2)
100.00%
(1/1)
100.00%
(1/1)
Asian 78.43%
(80/102)
72.41%
(21/29)
80.82%
(59/73)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 82.24%
(88/107)
87.10%
(27/31)
80.26%
(61/76)
Hispanic 74.43%
(131/176)
66.67%
(42/63)
78.76%
(89/113)
White 81.24%
(745/917)
77.78%
(294/378)
83.67%
(451/539)
Two or More Races 74.65%
(53/71)
72.22%
(13/18)
75.47%
(40/53)
Unknown 79.44%
(85/107)
81.82%
(27/33)
78.38%
(58/74)
Average 79.82%
(1,274/1,596)
76.68%
(457/596)
81.70%
(817/1,000)
[Chart] American University Graduation Rates By Race

Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Non-resident alien student is not a US citizen and studies with student visa, such as F visa, in United States. At American University, 90 of 114 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 78.95%.
Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
American University
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 90114 78.95%
Male 324374.42%
Female 587181.69%
[Chart] American University Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At American University, the retention rate is 88%.
Retention Rates
American University
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate88%-
[Chart] American University Retention Rate