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California Colleges

Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average graduation rate of California Colleges is 60.02%. The average transfer-out rate is 5.64% and retention rate is 62.22% for full-time students and 23.10% 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 (2019-2020)
California Colleges
Rate
Graduation Rate60.02%
Transfer-out Rate5.64%
Retention Rate (full-time/part-time)62.22%/23.10%
[CHART#1] Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate for California Colleges

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of California Colleges is 60.02%. Next table and chart illustrate the graduation rate by school type and levels.
Graduation Rate (2019-2020)
California Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)56.47%54.15%57.24%
2-4 Years50.31%34.59%71.06%
Less than 2 Years71.48%81.58%70.87%
Average60.02%43.75%66.30%
[CHART#2] Graduation Rate for California Colleges

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate of California Colleges is 5.64%. Next table and chart illustrate the transfer-out rate by school type and levels.
Transfer-out Rate (2019-2020)
California Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)11.46%7.91%14.14%
2-4 Years8.81%9.84%4.96%
Less than 2 Years0.24%0.00%0.26%
Average5.64%8.58%3.87%
[CHART#3] Transfer-out Rate for California Colleges

Retention Rate

The average retention rate of California Colleges is 62.22% for full-time students and 23.10% for part-time students. Next table and chart illustrate the retention rate for both full-time and part-time students by school type, levels, and attendance status.
Retention Rate (2019-2020)
California Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
Full-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-time
4 Years (or high)53.86%20.02% 60.23%38.08% 52.22%15.25%
2-4 Years69.72%31.17% 68.66%43.50% 70.86%15.38%
Less than 2 Years64.12%19.52% 60.20%20.64% 64.38%19.45%
Average62.22%23.10% 65.49%40.02% 61.13%17.13%
[CHART#4] Retention Rate for California Colleges