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Selected Colleges Comparison

Graduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate

Graduation Rate Comparison

The average graduation rate of selected colleges is 64.87% where 748 students out of 1,153 candidates have complete their courses and degrees. The rate is calculated as the total number of completers within 150% of normal time (for example, 6 years for 4 years BS program) divided by the candidates. The numbers in parenthesis() represent data by gender (men/women) for each cell respectively. The following table compares the graduation rates between selected colleges.
Among the selected colleges, The New England Conservatory of Music has the most highest graduation rate of 70.67%, while Western New England University has the lowest rate of 63.79%.
Graduation Rate Comparison Between Selected Colleges
Name Graduation Rate
(Men/Women)
Completers
(Men/Women)
Candidates
(Men/Women)
Hampshire College66.05%
(63.72% / 67.30%)
214
(72 / 142)
324
(113 / 211)
The New England Conservatory of Music70.67%
(63.64% / 80.65%)
53
(28 / 25)
75
(44 / 31)
Western New England University63.79%
(59.12% / 70.90%)
481
(269 / 212)
754
(455 / 299)
Average64.87%
(60.29% / 70.06%)
748
(369 / 379)
1,153
(612 / 541)

Transfer-out Rate Comparison

The average transfer-out rate of selected colleges is 16.77% where 139 students have transferred out from schools out of 829 graduation candidates. The transfer-out rate is calculated as the number of transfer-out students divided by total number of graduation candidates. The following table compares the transfer-out rates between selected colleges.
Among the selected colleges, The New England Conservatory of Music has the lowest transfer-out rate of 10.67%, while Western New England University has the highest rate of 17.37% (more students transferred out from the school).
Transfer-out Rate Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameTransfer-out Rate
(Men/Women)
Transfer-out
(Men/Women)
Total Students
(Men/Women)
Hampshire College0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
324
(113 / 211)
The New England Conservatory of Music10.67%
(11.36% / 9.68%)
8
(5 / 3)
75
(44 / 31)
Western New England University17.37%
(19.78% / 13.71%)
131
(90 / 41)
754
(455 / 299)
Average16.77%
(19.04% / 13.33%)
139
(95 / 44)
829
(499 / 330)

Retention Rate Comparison

The average retention rate of selected colleges is 78.00% for full-time students and 100.00% for part-time students. Retention rate is the percentage of a school's first-time, first-year undergraduate students who continue at that school the next year (Sophomore year). The following table compares the retention rates between selected colleges.
Among the selected colleges, The New England Conservatory of Music has the most highest retention rate of 82%, while Hampshire College has the lowest rate of 74%.
Retention Rate Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameFull-timePart-time
Hampshire College74%-
The New England Conservatory of Music82%100%
Western New England University78%-
Average78.00% 100.00%