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Selected Colleges Comparison

Graduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate

Graduation Rate Comparison

The average graduation rate of selected colleges is 95.69% where 3,019 students out of 3,155 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, Columbia University in the City of New York has the most highest graduation rate of 96.21%, while Stanford University has the lowest rate of 95.23%.
Graduation Rate Comparison Between Selected Colleges
Name Graduation Rate
(Men/Women)
Completers
(Men/Women)
Candidates
(Men/Women)
Columbia University in the City of New York96.21%
(95.95% / 96.47%)
1,422
(711 / 711)
1,478
(741 / 737)
Stanford University95.23%
(94.51% / 95.98%)
1,597
(809 / 788)
1,677
(856 / 821)
Average95.69%
(95.18% / 96.21%)
3,019
(1,520 / 1,499)
3,155
(1,597 / 1,558)

Transfer-out Rate Comparison

The average transfer-out rate of selected colleges is 0.98% where 31 students have transferred out from schools out of 3,155 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, Stanford University has the lowest transfer-out rate of 0.48%, while Columbia University in the City of New York has the highest rate of 1.56% (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)
Columbia University in the City of New York1.56%
(0.94% / 2.17%)
23
(7 / 16)
1,478
(741 / 737)
Stanford University0.48%
(0.35% / 0.61%)
8
(3 / 5)
1,677
(856 / 821)
Average0.98%
(0.63% / 1.35%)
31
(10 / 21)
3,155
(1,597 / 1,558)

Retention Rate Comparison

The average retention rate of selected colleges is 90.50% for full-time students and 87.00% 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, Columbia University in the City of New York has the most highest retention rate of 95%, while Stanford University has the lowest rate of 86%.
Retention Rate Comparison Between Selected Colleges
NameFull-timePart-time
Columbia University in the City of New York95%87%
Stanford University86%-
Average90.50% 87.00%