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Selected Colleges Comparison

Graduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate

Graduation Rate Comparison

The average graduation rate of selected colleges is 60.76% where 449 students out of 739 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, Augustana University has the most highest graduation rate of 70.57%, while Presentation College has the lowest rate of 32.65%.
Graduation Rate Comparison Between Selected Colleges
Name Graduation Rate
(Men/Women)
Completers
(Men/Women)
Candidates
(Men/Women)
Augustana University70.57%
(68.12% / 72.05%)
259
(94 / 165)
367
(138 / 229)
Presentation College32.65%
(28.57% / 40.00%)
32
(18 / 14)
98
(63 / 35)
University of Sioux Falls57.66%
(57.14% / 58.11%)
158
(72 / 86)
274
(126 / 148)
Average60.76%
(56.27% / 64.32%)
449
(184 / 265)
739
(327 / 412)

Transfer-out Rate Comparison

The average transfer-out rate of selected colleges is 29.25% where 136 students have transferred out from schools out of 465 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, Augustana University has the lowest transfer-out rate of 19.89%, while Presentation College has the highest rate of 64.29% (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)
Augustana University19.89%
(21.74% / 18.78%)
73
(30 / 43)
367
(138 / 229)
Presentation College64.29%
(71.43% / 51.43%)
63
(45 / 18)
98
(63 / 35)
University of Sioux Falls0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
274
(126 / 148)
Average29.25%
(37.31% / 23.11%)
136
(75 / 61)
465
(201 / 264)

Retention Rate Comparison

The average retention rate of selected colleges is 71.33% for full-time students and 40.00% 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, Augustana University has the most highest retention rate of 84%, while Presentation College has the lowest rate of 51%.
Retention Rate Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameFull-timePart-time
Augustana University84%-
Presentation College51%-
University of Sioux Falls79%40%
Average71.33% 40.00%