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Graduation Comparison Between Ivy League Members

Graduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate

Graduation Rate Comparison

The average graduation rate of colleges in Ivy League is 96.04% where 13,510 students out of 14,067 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 Ivy League.
Among the colleges in Ivy League, Princeton University has the most highest graduation rate of 98.02%, while Dartmouth College has the lowest rate of 94.86%.
Graduation Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Ivy League
Name Graduation Rate
(Men/Women)
Completers
(Men/Women)
Candidates
(Men/Women)
Yale University96.39%
(95.45% / 97.40%)
1,309
(672 / 637)
1,358
(704 / 654)
Harvard University97.63%
(97.25% / 98.11%)
1,610
(884 / 726)
1,649
(909 / 740)
Dartmouth College94.86%
(94.07% / 95.65%)
1,089
(539 / 550)
1,148
(573 / 575)
Princeton University98.02%
(96.89% / 99.21%)
1,284
(655 / 629)
1,310
(676 / 634)
Columbia University in the City of New York96.21%
(95.95% / 96.47%)
1,422
(711 / 711)
1,478
(741 / 737)
Cornell University95.36%
(95.09% / 95.63%)
3,065
(1,490 / 1,575)
3,214
(1,567 / 1,647)
University of Pennsylvania95.54%
(94.72% / 96.32%)
2,247
(1,095 / 1,152)
2,352
(1,156 / 1,196)
Brown University95.25%
(95.16% / 95.34%)
1,484
(727 / 757)
1,558
(764 / 794)
Average96.04%
(95.53% / 96.56%)
13,510
(6,773 / 6,737)
14,067
(7,090 / 6,977)

Transfer-out Rate Comparison

The average transfer-out rate of colleges in Ivy League is 0.99% where 31 students have transferred out from schools out of 3,127 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 Ivy League.
Among the colleges in Ivy League, Harvard University has the lowest transfer-out rate of 0.49%, 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 Colleges In Ivy League
NameTransfer-out Rate
(Men/Women)
Transfer-out
(Men/Women)
Total Students
(Men/Women)
Yale University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,358
(704 / 654)
Harvard University0.49%
(0.55% / 0.41%)
8
(5 / 3)
1,649
(909 / 740)
Dartmouth College0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,148
(573 / 575)
Princeton University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,310
(676 / 634)
Columbia University in the City of New York1.56%
(0.94% / 2.17%)
23
(7 / 16)
1,478
(741 / 737)
Cornell University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
3,214
(1,567 / 1,647)
University of Pennsylvania0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
2,352
(1,156 / 1,196)
Brown University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,558
(764 / 794)
Average0.99%
(0.73% / 1.29%)
31
(12 / 19)
3,127
(1,650 / 1,477)

Retention Rate Comparison

The average retention rate of colleges in Ivy League is 87.25% for full-time students and 90.50% 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 Ivy League.
Among the colleges in Ivy League, Dartmouth College has the most highest retention rate of 96%, while Yale University has the lowest rate of 65%.
Retention Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Ivy League
NameFull-timePart-time
Yale University65%-
Harvard University76%-
Dartmouth College96%-
Princeton University83%-
Columbia University in the City of New York95%87%
Cornell University96%-
University of Pennsylvania95%94%
Brown University92%-
Average87.25% 90.50%