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Graduation Comparison Between District Of Columbia Colleges

Graduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate

Graduation Rate Comparison

The average graduation rate of Colleges in District Of Columbia is 76.52% where 6,446 students out of 8,424 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. Next table compares the graduation rates between Colleges in District Of Columbia.
Among the Colleges in District Of Columbia, Georgetown University has the most highest graduation rate of 94.13%, while University of Phoenix-Washington DC has the lowest rate of 21.43%.
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Graduation Rate Comparison Between Colleges In District Of Columbia
Name Graduation Rate
(Men/Women)
Completers
(Men/Women)
Candidates
(Men/Women)
American University
79.82%
(76.68% / 81.70%)
1,274
(457 / 817)
1,596
(596 / 1,000)
Catholic University of America
75.80%
(69.63% / 81.05%)
667
(282 / 385)
880
(405 / 475)
University of the District of Columbia
44.79%
(39.13% / 50.00%)
43
(18 / 25)
96
(46 / 50)
Gallaudet University
47.17%
(43.96% / 49.59%)
100
(40 / 60)
212
(91 / 121)
George Washington University
82.07%
(80.47% / 83.36%)
1,936
(849 / 1,087)
2,359
(1,055 / 1,304)
Georgetown University
94.13%
(93.10% / 95.01%)
1,474
(675 / 799)
1,566
(725 / 841)
Howard University
62.43%
(56.37% / 65.13%)
859
(239 / 620)
1,376
(424 / 952)
Trinity Washington University
27.89%
(0.00% / 27.89%)
70
(0 / 70)
251
(0 / 251)
University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus28.33%
(34.62% / 23.53%)
17
(9 / 8)
60
(26 / 34)
University of Phoenix-Washington DC21.43%
(0.00% / 30.00%)
6
(0 / 6)
28
(8 / 20)
Strayer University-Global RegionNo completers information available at the school.
Average76.52%
(76.10% / 76.80%)
6,446
(2,569 / 3,877)
8,424
(3,376 / 5,048)
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Transfer-out Rate Comparison

The average transfer-out rate of Colleges in District Of Columbia is 26.32% where 525 students have transferred out from schools out of 1,995 graduation candidates. The transfer-out rate is calculated as the number of transfer-out students divided by total number of graduation candidates. Next table compares the transfer-out rates between Colleges in District Of Columbia.
Among the Colleges in District Of Columbia, University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus has the lowest transfer-out rate of 18.33%, while Trinity Washington University has the highest rate of 36.25% (more students transferred out from the school).
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Transfer-out Rate Comparison Between Colleges In District Of Columbia
NameTransfer-out Rate
(Men/Women)
Transfer-out
(Men/Women)
Total Students
(Men/Women)
American University
0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,596
(596 / 1,000)
Catholic University of America
0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
880
(405 / 475)
University of the District of Columbia
20.83%
(19.57% / 22.00%)
20
(9 / 11)
96
(46 / 50)
Gallaudet University
22.64%
(26.37% / 19.83%)
48
(24 / 24)
212
(91 / 121)
George Washington University
0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
2,359
(1,055 / 1,304)
Georgetown University
0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,566
(725 / 841)
Howard University
25.80%
(27.59% / 25.00%)
355
(117 / 238)
1,376
(424 / 952)
Trinity Washington University
36.25%
(0.00% / 36.25%)
91
(0 / 91)
251
(0 / 251)
University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus18.33%
(11.54% / 23.53%)
11
(3 / 8)
60
(26 / 34)
University of Phoenix-Washington DC0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
28
(8 / 20)
Strayer University-Global Region0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1
(0 / 1)
Average26.32%
(26.06% / 26.42%)
525
(153 / 372)
1,995
(587 / 1,408)
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Retention Rate Comparison

The average retention rate of Colleges in District Of Columbia is 74.10% for full-time students and 60.83% 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). Next table compares the retention rates between Colleges in District Of Columbia.
Among the Colleges in District Of Columbia, Georgetown University has the most highest retention rate of 96%, while Strayer University-Global Region has the lowest rate of 45%.
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Retention Rate Comparison Between Colleges In District Of Columbia
NameFull-timePart-time
American University
88%-
Catholic University of America
87%100%
University of the District of Columbia
60%50%
Gallaudet University
72%-
George Washington University
93%33%
Georgetown University
96%100%
Howard University
85%-
Trinity Washington University
65%50%
University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus50%-
University of Phoenix-Washington DCNo retention information available at the school.
Strayer University-Global Region45%32%
Average74.10% 60.83%
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