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Graduation Comparison Between Big West Conference (BWC) Members

Graduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate

Graduation Rate Comparison

The average graduation rate of colleges in Big West Conference (BWC) is 75.88% where 30,454 students out of 40,132 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 colleges in Big West Conference (BWC).
Among the colleges in Big West Conference (BWC), University of California-Davis has the most highest graduation rate of 86.25%, while California State University-Northridge has the lowest rate of 54.62%.
Graduation Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Big West Conference (BWC)
Name Graduation Rate
(Men/Women)
Completers
(Men/Women)
Candidates
(Men/Women)
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo83.09%
(79.85% / 86.45%)
3,861
(1,890 / 1,971)
4,647
(2,367 / 2,280)
California State University-Fullerton68.68%
(62.39% / 73.75%)
2,914
(1,183 / 1,731)
4,243
(1,896 / 2,347)
California State University-Long Beach73.33%
(67.51% / 77.34%)
3,107
(1,168 / 1,939)
4,237
(1,730 / 2,507)
California State University-Northridge54.62%
(47.44% / 60.54%)
2,977
(1,168 / 1,809)
5,450
(2,462 / 2,988)
University of California-Davis86.25%
(83.39% / 87.91%)
4,615
(1,647 / 2,968)
5,351
(1,975 / 3,376)
University of California-Irvine84.98%
(81.82% / 87.60%)
4,606
(2,007 / 2,599)
5,420
(2,453 / 2,967)
University of California-Riverside77.29%
(73.80% / 80.20%)
3,301
(1,434 / 1,867)
4,271
(1,943 / 2,328)
University of California-Santa Barbara83.98%
(82.22% / 85.37%)
3,968
(1,716 / 2,252)
4,725
(2,087 / 2,638)
University of Hawaii at Manoa61.80%
(60.60% / 62.63%)
1,105
(443 / 662)
1,788
(731 / 1,057)
Average75.88%
(71.73% / 79.14%)
30,454
(12,656 / 17,798)
40,132
(17,644 / 22,488)

Transfer-out Rate Comparison

The average transfer-out rate of colleges in Big West Conference (BWC) is 5.82% where 1,644 students have transferred out from schools out of 28,268 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 colleges in Big West Conference (BWC).
Among the colleges in Big West Conference (BWC), California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo has the lowest transfer-out rate of 1.61%, while University of California-Riverside has the highest rate of 13.93% (more students transferred out from the school).
Transfer-out Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Big West Conference (BWC)
NameTransfer-out Rate
(Men/Women)
Transfer-out
(Men/Women)
Total Students
(Men/Women)
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo1.61%
(1.35% / 1.89%)
75
(32 / 43)
4,647
(2,367 / 2,280)
California State University-Fullerton2.05%
(1.74% / 2.30%)
87
(33 / 54)
4,243
(1,896 / 2,347)
California State University-Long Beach2.17%
(1.73% / 2.47%)
92
(30 / 62)
4,237
(1,730 / 2,507)
California State University-Northridge6.20%
(6.17% / 6.22%)
338
(152 / 186)
5,450
(2,462 / 2,988)
University of California-Davis0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
5,351
(1,975 / 3,376)
University of California-Irvine8.43%
(9.58% / 7.48%)
457
(235 / 222)
5,420
(2,453 / 2,967)
University of California-Riverside13.93%
(15.23% / 12.84%)
595
(296 / 299)
4,271
(1,943 / 2,328)
University of California-Santa Barbara0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
4,725
(2,087 / 2,638)
University of Hawaii at Manoa0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,788
(731 / 1,057)
Average5.82%
(6.05% / 5.62%)
1,644
(778 / 866)
28,268
(12,851 / 15,417)

Retention Rate Comparison

The average retention rate of colleges in Big West Conference (BWC) is 89.33% for full-time students and 69.89% 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 colleges in Big West Conference (BWC).
Among the colleges in Big West Conference (BWC), California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo has the most highest retention rate of 94%, while University of Hawaii at Manoa has the lowest rate of 80%.
Retention Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Big West Conference (BWC)
NameFull-timePart-time
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo94%73%
California State University-Fullerton89%71%
California State University-Long Beach89%74%
California State University-Northridge83%63%
University of California-Davis93%82%
University of California-Irvine94%63%
University of California-Riverside91%69%
University of California-Santa Barbara91%71%
University of Hawaii at Manoa80%63%
Average89.33% 69.89%