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Selected Colleges Comparison

Graduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate

Graduation Rate Comparison

The average graduation rate of selected colleges is 74.01% where 3,152 students out of 4,259 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, Saint Joseph's University has the most highest graduation rate of 80.91%, while Drexel University has the lowest rate of 70.82%.
Graduation Rate Comparison Between Selected Colleges
Name Graduation Rate
(Men/Women)
Completers
(Men/Women)
Candidates
(Men/Women)
Drexel University70.82%
(67.46% / 75.34%)
2,063
(1,128 / 935)
2,913
(1,672 / 1,241)
Saint Joseph's University80.91%
(77.44% / 83.91%)
1,089
(484 / 605)
1,346
(625 / 721)
Average74.01%
(70.18% / 78.49%)
3,152
(1,612 / 1,540)
4,259
(2,297 / 1,962)

Transfer-out Rate Comparison

The average transfer-out rate of selected colleges is 9.96% where 134 students have transferred out from schools out of 1,346 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, Saint Joseph's University has the lowest transfer-out rate of 9.96%, while Saint Joseph's University has the highest rate of 9.96% (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)
Drexel University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
2,913
(1,672 / 1,241)
Saint Joseph's University9.96%
(10.24% / 9.71%)
134
(64 / 70)
1,346
(625 / 721)
Average9.96%
(10.24% / 9.71%)
134
(64 / 70)
1,346
(625 / 721)

Retention Rate Comparison

The average retention rate of selected colleges is 88.50% for full-time students and 53.00% 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, Saint Joseph's University has the most highest retention rate of 89%, while Drexel University has the lowest rate of 88%.
Retention Rate Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameFull-timePart-time
Drexel University88%53%
Saint Joseph's University89%-
Average88.50% 53.00%