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Outcome Highlight
Graduate Rate 86.08%
Male 82.77%
Female 90.23%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
93% / 25%

Graduation Rates at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

At Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the graduation rates was 86.08% (4,706 students out of 5,467 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time. For example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree.). By gender, 2,517 male and 2,189 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 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Last year, the graduation rate was 86.08%. where 4,706 students out of 5,467 candidate completed their degree.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total5,4674,70686.08%
Male3,0412,51782.77%
Female2,4262,18990.23%
[Chart] Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Graduation Rates By Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

3,491 students completed their course in 4 years and 1,002 finished there bachelor's (or equivalent) degree. Additional 155 students graduated within 6 years, usually referred as 150% normal time.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less63.86% 55.38% 74.48%
5 Year82.18% 77.41% 88.17%
6 Year85.02% 81.12% 89.90%
[Chart] Virginia Polytechnic Institute and 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
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native 100.00%
(8/8)
100.00%
(4/4)
100.00%
(4/4)
Asian 90.04%
(497/552)
88.35%
(273/309)
92.18%
(224/243)
Black (Non-Hispanic) 74.29%
(156/210)
66.93%
(85/127)
85.54%
(71/83)
Hispanic 83.33%
(245/294)
80.36%
(135/168)
87.30%
(110/126)
White 86.70%
(3,136/3,617)
83.70%
(1,628/1,945)
90.19%
(1,508/1,672)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 80.00%
(8/10)
80.00%
(4/5)
80.00%
(4/5)
Two or More Races 85.26%
(214/251)
79.69%
(102/128)
91.06%
(112/123)
Unknown 87.29%
(206/236)
81.88%
(113/138)
94.90%
(93/98)
Average 86.08%
(4,706/5,467)
82.77%
(2,517/3,041)
90.23%
(2,189/2,426)
[Chart] Virginia Polytechnic Institute and 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 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 236 of 289 non-resident alien students completed their courses within 150% normal time and the graduation rate was 81.66%.
Non-resident Alien Graduation Rate
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
CompletersCandidatesGraduation Rate
Total 236289 81.66%
Male 17321779.72%
Female 637287.50%
[Chart] Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State 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 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the retention rate is 93% for full-time students and 25 % for part-time students.
Retention Rates
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate93%25%
[Chart] Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Retention Rate