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Graduation Comparison Between Best Colleges in Texas

Graduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate

Graduation Rate Comparison

The average graduation rate of best schools in Texas is 77.15% where 28,693 students out of 37,190 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 best schools in Texas.
Among the best schools in Texas, Rice University has the most highest graduation rate of 92.34%, while Texas State University has the lowest rate of 56.96%.
Graduation Rate Comparison Between Best Schools In Texas
RankName Graduation Rate
(Men/Women)
Completers
(Men/Women)
Candidates
(Men/Women)
1Rice University92.34%
(90.78% / 94.08%)
892
(463 / 429)
966
(510 / 456)
2Trinity University79.90%
(78.02% / 81.46%)
481
(213 / 268)
602
(273 / 329)
3The University of Texas at Austin87.75%
(85.15% / 89.90%)
6,639
(2,919 / 3,720)
7,566
(3,428 / 4,138)
4Southern Methodist University82.41%
(78.40% / 86.76%)
1,129
(559 / 570)
1,370
(713 / 657)
5Texas A & M University-College Station83.36%
(80.56% / 85.90%)
7,526
(3,457 / 4,069)
9,028
(4,291 / 4,737)
6The University of Texas at Dallas71.69%
(67.33% / 77.81%)
1,904
(1,045 / 859)
2,656
(1,552 / 1,104)
7Texas Christian University82.84%
(79.18% / 85.14%)
1,718
(635 / 1,083)
2,074
(802 / 1,272)
8Baylor University81.62%
(79.73% / 82.99%)
2,767
(1,133 / 1,634)
3,390
(1,421 / 1,969)
9Texas State University56.96%
(51.61% / 60.06%)
3,149
(1,044 / 2,105)
5,528
(2,023 / 3,505)
10University of Houston62.04%
(56.42% / 68.16%)
2,488
(1,178 / 1,310)
4,010
(2,088 / 1,922)
Average77.15%
(73.95% / 79.88%)
28,693
(12,646 / 16,047)
37,190
(17,101 / 20,089)

Transfer-out Rate Comparison

The average transfer-out rate of best schools in Texas is 12.52% where 2,472 students have transferred out from schools out of 19,740 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 best schools in Texas.
Among the best schools in Texas, University of Houston has the lowest transfer-out rate of 8.70%, while The University of Texas at Dallas has the highest rate of 15.59% (more students transferred out from the school).
Transfer-out Rate Comparison Between Best Schools In Texas
RankNameTransfer-out Rate
(Men/Women)
Transfer-out
(Men/Women)
Total Students
(Men/Women)
1Rice University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
966
(510 / 456)
2Trinity University14.95%
(16.48% / 13.68%)
90
(45 / 45)
602
(273 / 329)
3The University of Texas at Austin0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
7,566
(3,428 / 4,138)
4Southern Methodist University12.41%
(14.73% / 9.89%)
170
(105 / 65)
1,370
(713 / 657)
5Texas A & M University-College Station12.78%
(14.26% / 11.44%)
1,154
(612 / 542)
9,028
(4,291 / 4,737)
6The University of Texas at Dallas15.59%
(16.62% / 14.13%)
414
(258 / 156)
2,656
(1,552 / 1,104)
7Texas Christian University14.22%
(16.21% / 12.97%)
295
(130 / 165)
2,074
(802 / 1,272)
8Baylor University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
3,390
(1,421 / 1,969)
9Texas State University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
5,528
(2,023 / 3,505)
10University of Houston8.70%
(10.25% / 7.02%)
349
(214 / 135)
4,010
(2,088 / 1,922)
Average12.52%
(14.03% / 11.06%)
2,472
(1,364 / 1,108)
19,740
(9,719 / 10,021)

Retention Rate Comparison

The average retention rate of best schools in Texas is 90.30% for full-time students and 79.63% 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 best schools in Texas.
Among the best schools in Texas, Rice University has the most highest retention rate of 97%, while Texas State University has the lowest rate of 77%.
Retention Rate Comparison Between Best Schools In Texas
RankNameFull-timePart-time
1 Rice University97%-
2 Trinity University89%-
3 The University of Texas at Austin97%94%
4 Southern Methodist University90%67%
5 Texas A & M University-College Station94%93%
6 The University of Texas at Dallas90%76%
7 Texas Christian University92%83%
8 Baylor University91%100%
9 Texas State University77%56%
10 University of Houston86%68%
Average90.30% 79.63%
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Texasand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.