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Graduation Comparison Between The Summit League Members

Graduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate

Graduation Rate Comparison

The average graduation rate of colleges in The Summit League is 57.43% where 7,858 students out of 13,682 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 The Summit League.
Among the colleges in The Summit League, University of Denver has the most highest graduation rate of 75.46%, while Purdue University Fort Wayne has the lowest rate of 39.37%.
Graduation Rate Comparison Between Colleges In The Summit League
Name Graduation Rate
(Men/Women)
Completers
(Men/Women)
Candidates
(Men/Women)
University of Denver75.46%
(72.83% / 77.98%)
1,067
(504 / 563)
1,414
(692 / 722)
Western Illinois University46.16%
(42.72% / 49.11%)
727
(311 / 416)
1,575
(728 / 847)
Purdue University Fort Wayne39.37%
(37.27% / 41.30%)
500
(227 / 273)
1,270
(609 / 661)
University of Nebraska at Omaha50.04%
(44.66% / 55.36%)
669
(297 / 372)
1,337
(665 / 672)
University of North Dakota61.11%
(58.25% / 64.14%)
1,150
(565 / 585)
1,882
(970 / 912)
North Dakota State University-Main Campus62.33%
(60.00% / 65.09%)
1,527
(798 / 729)
2,450
(1,330 / 1,120)
Oral Roberts University55.66%
(50.00% / 59.27%)
300
(105 / 195)
539
(210 / 329)
South Dakota State University59.44%
(55.21% / 63.32%)
1,263
(562 / 701)
2,125
(1,018 / 1,107)
University of South Dakota60.09%
(56.39% / 62.58%)
655
(247 / 408)
1,090
(438 / 652)
Average57.43%
(54.29% / 60.41%)
7,858
(3,616 / 4,242)
13,682
(6,660 / 7,022)

Transfer-out Rate Comparison

The average transfer-out rate of colleges in The Summit League is 26.99% where 2,249 students have transferred out from schools out of 8,334 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 The Summit League.
Among the colleges in The Summit League, North Dakota State University-Main Campus has the lowest transfer-out rate of 24.20%, while Western Illinois University has the highest rate of 35.11% (more students transferred out from the school).
Transfer-out Rate Comparison Between Colleges In The Summit League
NameTransfer-out Rate
(Men/Women)
Transfer-out
(Men/Women)
Total Students
(Men/Women)
University of Denver0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,414
(692 / 722)
Western Illinois University35.11%
(34.07% / 36.01%)
553
(248 / 305)
1,575
(728 / 847)
Purdue University Fort Wayne0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,270
(609 / 661)
University of Nebraska at Omaha24.61%
(23.01% / 26.19%)
329
(153 / 176)
1,337
(665 / 672)
University of North Dakota26.99%
(25.88% / 28.18%)
508
(251 / 257)
1,882
(970 / 912)
North Dakota State University-Main Campus24.20%
(24.36% / 24.02%)
593
(324 / 269)
2,450
(1,330 / 1,120)
Oral Roberts University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
539
(210 / 329)
South Dakota State University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
2,125
(1,018 / 1,107)
University of South Dakota24.40%
(22.15% / 25.92%)
266
(97 / 169)
1,090
(438 / 652)
Average26.99%
(25.97% / 27.98%)
2,249
(1,073 / 1,176)
8,334
(4,131 / 4,203)

Retention Rate Comparison

The average retention rate of colleges in The Summit League is 78.44% for full-time students and 53.78% 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 The Summit League.
Among the colleges in The Summit League, University of Denver has the most highest retention rate of 84%, while Purdue University Fort Wayne has the lowest rate of 65%.
Retention Rate Comparison Between Colleges In The Summit League
NameFull-timePart-time
University of Denver84%64%
Western Illinois University77%55%
Purdue University Fort Wayne65%44%
University of Nebraska at Omaha77%73%
University of North Dakota81%52%
North Dakota State University-Main Campus82%68%
Oral Roberts University78%32%
South Dakota State University81%48%
University of South Dakota81%48%
Average78.44% 53.78%