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Graduation Comparison Between Washington Colleges

Graduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate

Graduation Rate Comparison

The average graduation rate of Colleges in Washington is 68.88% where 16,447 students out of 23,879 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 Washington.
Among the Colleges in Washington, Gonzaga University has the most highest graduation rate of 87.97%, while Northwest Indian College has the lowest rate of 28.57%.
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Graduation Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Washington
Name Graduation Rate
(Men/Women)
Completers
(Men/Women)
Candidates
(Men/Women)
Central Washington University58.35%
(54.40% / 62.04%)
699
(315 / 384)
1,198
(579 / 619)
Cornish College of the Arts51.88%
(45.76% / 55.45%)
83
(27 / 56)
160
(59 / 101)
Eastern Washington University53.15%
(52.49% / 53.62%)
852
(348 / 504)
1,603
(663 / 940)
The Evergreen State College44.87%
(39.07% / 48.87%)
236
(84 / 152)
526
(215 / 311)
Gonzaga University87.97%
(86.00% / 89.71%)
921
(424 / 497)
1,047
(493 / 554)
Heritage University41.67%
(38.64% / 43.42%)
50
(17 / 33)
120
(44 / 76)
Northwest University64.25%
(60.56% / 66.39%)
124
(43 / 81)
193
(71 / 122)
Pacific Lutheran University71.25%
(66.84% / 73.44%)
409
(127 / 282)
574
(190 / 384)
University of Puget Sound77.07%
(71.23% / 81.48%)
511
(203 / 308)
663
(285 / 378)
Saint Martin's University61.44%
(53.95% / 68.83%)
94
(41 / 53)
153
(76 / 77)
Seattle Pacific University65.49%
(66.49% / 65.11%)
446
(125 / 321)
681
(188 / 493)
Seattle University72.65%
(70.86% / 73.74%)
672
(248 / 424)
925
(350 / 575)
Walla Walla University57.97%
(58.05% / 57.89%)
200
(101 / 99)
345
(174 / 171)
Washington State University58.55%
(53.16% / 63.30%)
2,551
(1,085 / 1,466)
4,357
(2,041 / 2,316)
University of Washington-Seattle Campus82.00%
(77.63% / 86.19%)
5,180
(2,402 / 2,778)
6,317
(3,094 / 3,223)
Western Washington University67.54%
(64.30% / 69.96%)
1,866
(760 / 1,106)
2,763
(1,182 / 1,581)
Whitman College85.75%
(85.29% / 86.10%)
337
(145 / 192)
393
(170 / 223)
Whitworth University77.04%
(75.00% / 78.45%)
473
(189 / 284)
614
(252 / 362)
Northwest College of Art & Design40.00%
(16.67% / 47.37%)
10
(1 / 9)
25
(6 / 19)
University of Washington-Bothell Campus62.88%
(59.06% / 66.36%)
393
(176 / 217)
625
(298 / 327)
University of Washington-Tacoma Campus60.34%
(58.92% / 61.47%)
251
(109 / 142)
416
(185 / 231)
Northwest Indian College28.57%
(27.27% / 30.00%)
6
(3 / 3)
21
(11 / 10)
University of Phoenix-WashingtonNo completers information available at the school.
Faith International University33.33%
(0.00% / 50.00%)
2
(0 / 2)
6
(2 / 4)
DigiPen Institute of Technology52.60%
(47.93% / 69.70%)
81
(58 / 23)
154
(121 / 33)
Average68.88%
(65.41% / 71.71%)
16,447
(7,031 / 9,416)
23,879
(10,749 / 13,130)
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Transfer-out Rate Comparison

The average transfer-out rate of Colleges in Washington is 14.20% where 522 students have transferred out from schools out of 3,677 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 Washington.
Among the Colleges in Washington, Gonzaga University has the lowest transfer-out rate of 7.64%, while Faith International University has the highest rate of 33.33% (more students transferred out from the school).
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Transfer-out Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Washington
NameTransfer-out Rate
(Men/Women)
Transfer-out
(Men/Women)
Total Students
(Men/Women)
Central Washington University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,198
(579 / 619)
Cornish College of the Arts0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
160
(59 / 101)
Eastern Washington University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,603
(663 / 940)
The Evergreen State College0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
526
(215 / 311)
Gonzaga University7.64%
(8.11% / 7.22%)
80
(40 / 40)
1,047
(493 / 554)
Heritage University29.17%
(27.27% / 30.26%)
35
(12 / 23)
120
(44 / 76)
Northwest University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
193
(71 / 122)
Pacific Lutheran University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
574
(190 / 384)
University of Puget Sound19.76%
(23.16% / 17.20%)
131
(66 / 65)
663
(285 / 378)
Saint Martin's University30.07%
(34.21% / 25.97%)
46
(26 / 20)
153
(76 / 77)
Seattle Pacific University12.04%
(9.04% / 13.18%)
82
(17 / 65)
681
(188 / 493)
Seattle University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
925
(350 / 575)
Walla Walla University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
345
(174 / 171)
Washington State University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
4,357
(2,041 / 2,316)
University of Washington-Seattle Campus0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
6,317
(3,094 / 3,223)
Western Washington University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
2,763
(1,182 / 1,581)
Whitman College8.91%
(9.41% / 8.52%)
35
(16 / 19)
393
(170 / 223)
Whitworth University18.08%
(20.63% / 16.30%)
111
(52 / 59)
614
(252 / 362)
Northwest College of Art & Design0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
25
(6 / 19)
University of Washington-Bothell Campus0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
625
(298 / 327)
University of Washington-Tacoma Campus0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
416
(185 / 231)
Northwest Indian College0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
21
(11 / 10)
University of Phoenix-Washington0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1
(1 / 0)
Faith International University33.33%
(50.00% / 25.00%)
2
(1 / 1)
6
(2 / 4)
DigiPen Institute of Technology0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
154
(121 / 33)
Average14.20%
(15.23% / 13.47%)
522
(230 / 292)
3,677
(1,510 / 2,167)
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Retention Rate Comparison

The average retention rate of Colleges in Washington is 76.70% for full-time students and 58.80% 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 Washington.
Among the Colleges in Washington, University of Washington-Seattle Campus has the most highest retention rate of 93%, while Northwest Indian College has the lowest rate of 46%.
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Retention Rate Comparison Between Colleges In Washington
NameFull-timePart-time
Central Washington University70%46%
Cornish College of the Arts59%-
Eastern Washington University71%35%
The Evergreen State College61%33%
Gonzaga University92%-
Heritage University84%42%
Northwest University83%-
Pacific Lutheran University80%-
University of Puget Sound76%-
Saint Martin's University76%50%
Seattle Pacific University77%25%
Seattle University82%75%
Walla Walla University78%-
Washington State University81%49%
University of Washington-Seattle Campus93%72%
Western Washington University79%55%
Whitman College72%-
Whitworth University81%50%
Northwest College of Art & Design74%-
University of Washington-Bothell Campus89%83%
University of Washington-Tacoma Campus80%67%
Northwest Indian College46%-
University of Phoenix-WashingtonNo retention information available at the school.
Faith International University-100%
DigiPen Institute of Technology80%100%
Average76.70% 58.80%
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