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Graduation, Transfer-out, Retention Rates

All US Colleges And Universities

All US Colleges And Universities

Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate

For academic year 2017-2018, the average graduation rate of US colleges and universities is 50.23%. The average transfer-out rate is 7.41% and retention rate is 69.86% for full-time students and 50.39% for part-time students. Following table and chart illustrate the graduation, transfer-out, and retention statistics by school type and levels.
Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate (2017-2018)
US Colleges And Universities
Rate
Graduation Rate50.23%
Transfer-out Rate7.41%
Retention Rate (full-time/part-time)69.86%/50.39%

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of US colleges and universities is 50.23%. Next table and chart illustrate the graduation rate by school type and levels.
Graduation Rate (2017-2018)
US Colleges And Universities
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)43.95%43.41%44.16%
2-4 Years44.32%31.47%56.73%
Less than 2 Years65.52%72.61%64.46%
Average50.23%41.10%54.17%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate of US colleges and universities is 7.41%. Next table and chart illustrate the graduation rate by school type and levels.
Transfer-out Rate (2017-2018)
US Colleges And Universities
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)11.20%16.19%9.23%
2-4 Years8.61%14.84%2.35%
Less than 2 Years0.62%0.83%0.59%
Average7.41%13.64%4.65%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate of US colleges and universities is 69.86% for full-time students and 50.39% for part-time students. Next table and chart illustrate the graduation rate by school type, levels, and attendance status.
Retention Rate (2017-2018)
US Colleges And Universities
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
Full-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-time
4 Years (or high)70.82%44.80% 74.56%47.48% 69.36%42.95%
2-3 Years65.04%46.37% 61.57%44.69% 68.56%51.70%
Less than 2 Years74.20%68.41% 71.99%65.29% 74.55%69.07%
Average69.86%50.39% 67.33%47.23% 71.02%53.39%