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Graduation Comparison Between Southland Conference Members

Graduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate

Graduation Rate Comparison

The average graduation rate of colleges in Southland Conference is 47.38% where 9,108 students out of 19,225 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 Southland Conference.
Among the colleges in Southland Conference, Abilene Christian University has the most highest graduation rate of 66.05%, while Lamar University has the lowest rate of 36.71%.
Graduation Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Southland Conference
Name Graduation Rate
(Men/Women)
Completers
(Men/Women)
Candidates
(Men/Women)
University of Central Arkansas45.73%
(40.53% / 49.30%)
985
(355 / 630)
2,154
(876 / 1,278)
McNeese State University43.52%
(39.80% / 46.01%)
537
(197 / 340)
1,234
(495 / 739)
University of New Orleans41.49%
(37.96% / 45.17%)
351
(164 / 187)
846
(432 / 414)
Nicholls State University45.95%
(36.82% / 51.42%)
516
(155 / 361)
1,123
(421 / 702)
Northwestern State University of Louisiana48.05%
(42.67% / 50.90%)
529
(163 / 366)
1,101
(382 / 719)
Southeastern Louisiana University40.21%
(36.50% / 42.55%)
941
(330 / 611)
2,340
(904 / 1,436)
Abilene Christian University66.05%
(64.04% / 67.50%)
640
(260 / 380)
969
(406 / 563)
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi37.26%
(32.33% / 40.54%)
711
(246 / 465)
1,908
(761 / 1,147)
Houston Baptist University47.32%
(41.50% / 51.38%)
291
(105 / 186)
615
(253 / 362)
University of the Incarnate Word56.31%
(51.90% / 58.66%)
513
(164 / 349)
911
(316 / 595)
Lamar University36.71%
(32.46% / 40.31%)
518
(210 / 308)
1,411
(647 / 764)
Sam Houston State University57.78%
(51.31% / 61.40%)
1,415
(451 / 964)
2,449
(879 / 1,570)
Stephen F Austin State University53.65%
(45.19% / 58.32%)
1,161
(348 / 813)
2,164
(770 / 1,394)
Average47.38%
(41.74% / 51.01%)
9,108
(3,148 / 5,960)
19,225
(7,542 / 11,683)

Transfer-out Rate Comparison

The average transfer-out rate of colleges in Southland Conference is 31.93% where 5,478 students have transferred out from schools out of 17,155 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 colleges in Southland Conference.
Among the colleges in Southland Conference, Sam Houston State University has the lowest transfer-out rate of 23.07%, while Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has the highest rate of 43.34% (more students transferred out from the school).
Transfer-out Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Southland Conference
NameTransfer-out Rate
(Men/Women)
Transfer-out
(Men/Women)
Total Students
(Men/Women)
University of Central Arkansas31.29%
(28.08% / 33.49%)
674
(246 / 428)
2,154
(876 / 1,278)
McNeese State University28.28%
(28.89% / 27.88%)
349
(143 / 206)
1,234
(495 / 739)
University of New Orleans33.10%
(31.25% / 35.02%)
280
(135 / 145)
846
(432 / 414)
Nicholls State University28.23%
(28.74% / 27.92%)
317
(121 / 196)
1,123
(421 / 702)
Northwestern State University of Louisiana0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,101
(382 / 719)
Southeastern Louisiana University33.89%
(32.30% / 34.89%)
793
(292 / 501)
2,340
(904 / 1,436)
Abilene Christian University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
969
(406 / 563)
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi43.34%
(43.76% / 43.07%)
827
(333 / 494)
1,908
(761 / 1,147)
Houston Baptist University41.46%
(46.25% / 38.12%)
255
(117 / 138)
615
(253 / 362)
University of the Incarnate Word26.45%
(27.53% / 25.88%)
241
(87 / 154)
911
(316 / 595)
Lamar University35.93%
(37.09% / 34.95%)
507
(240 / 267)
1,411
(647 / 764)
Sam Houston State University23.07%
(23.44% / 22.87%)
565
(206 / 359)
2,449
(879 / 1,570)
Stephen F Austin State University30.96%
(33.38% / 29.63%)
670
(257 / 413)
2,164
(770 / 1,394)
Average31.93%
(32.23% / 31.74%)
5,478
(2,177 / 3,301)
17,155
(6,754 / 10,401)

Retention Rate Comparison

The average retention rate of colleges in Southland Conference is 70.46% for full-time students and 47.92% 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 Southland Conference.
Among the colleges in Southland Conference, Abilene Christian University has the most highest retention rate of 77%, while Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi has the lowest rate of 58%.
Retention Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Southland Conference
NameFull-timePart-time
University of Central Arkansas74%40%
McNeese State University70%50%
University of New Orleans71%50%
Nicholls State University74%55%
Northwestern State University of Louisiana71%53%
Southeastern Louisiana University67%57%
Abilene Christian University77%44%
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi58%58%
Houston Baptist University69%11%
University of the Incarnate Word74%50%
Lamar University64%51%
Sam Houston State University76%54%
Stephen F Austin State University71%50%
Average70.46% 47.92%