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Outcome Highlight
Graduate Rate 82.07%
Male 79.69%
Female 84.15%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
91% / 44%

Graduation Rates at Michigan State University

At Michigan State University, the graduation rates was 82.07% (6,554 students out of 7,986 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time. For example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree.). By gender, 2,970 male and 3,584 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 Michigan State University. Last year, the graduation rate was 82.07%. where 6,554 students out of 7,986 candidate completed their degree.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Michigan State University
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total7,9866,55482.07%
Male3,7272,97079.69%
Female4,2593,58484.15%
[Chart] Michigan State University Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

4,665 students completed their course in 4 years and 1,571 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 219 students graduated within 6 years, usually referred as 150% normal time.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Michigan State University
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less58.41% 50.71% 65.16%
5 Year78.09% 74.30% 81.40%
6 Year80.83% 78.11% 83.21%
[Chart] Michigan State University BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Graduation Rates By Race

The 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
Michigan State University
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native 64.71%
(11/17)
33.33%
(1/3)
71.43%
(10/14)
Asian 84.54%
(350/414)
81.90%
(172/210)
87.25%
(178/204)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 64.56%
(419/649)
58.06%
(126/217)
67.82%
(293/432)
Hispanic 71.66%
(263/367)
66.07%
(111/168)
76.38%
(152/199)
White 85.64%
(4,516/5,273)
83.82%
(2,052/2,448)
87.22%
(2,464/2,825)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 66.67%
(2/3)
50.00%
(1/2)
100.00%
(1/1)
Two or More Races 76.57%
(183/239)
68.67%
(57/83)
80.77%
(126/156)
Unknown 79.63%
(43/54)
71.43%
(20/28)
88.46%
(23/26)
Average 82.07%
(6,554/7,986)
79.69%
(2,970/3,727)
84.15%
(3,584/4,259)
[Chart] Michigan State 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 Michigan State University, 767 of 970 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 79.07%.
Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
Michigan State University
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 767970 79.07%
Male 43056875.70%
Female 33740283.83%
[Chart] Michigan State University Non-resident Alien Graduation Rates

Transfer-Out Rates

The transfer-out rate is calculated by dividing students who have transferred out of other institution into total number of students (candidates) within 150% normal time. The transfer-out rate at Michigan State University is 9.80% (783 out of 7,986 students transferred-out.).
Transfer-Out Rates
Michigan State University
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total7837,9869.80%
Male3523,7279.44%
Female4314,25910.12%
[Chart] Michigan State University Transfer-Out Rates

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At Michigan State University, the retention rate is 91% for full-time students and 44 % for part-time students.
Retention Rates
Michigan State University
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate91%44%
[Chart] Michigan State University Retention Rate