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California Colleges

Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average graduation rate of California Colleges is 38.11%. The average transfer-out rate is 3.16% and retention rate is 58.92% for full-time students and 22.95% 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 (2021-2022)
California Colleges
Rate
Graduation Rate38.11%
Transfer-out Rate3.16%
Retention Rate (full-time/part-time)58.92%/22.95%
[CHART#1] Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate for California Colleges

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of California Colleges is 38.11%. Next table and chart illustrate the graduation rate by school type and levels.
Graduation Rate (2021-2022)
California Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)30.46%42.50%27.88%
2-4 Years37.47%29.19%46.18%
Less than 2 Years49.83%48.44%49.93%
Average38.11%34.88%39.13%
[CHART#2] Graduation Rate for California Colleges

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate of California Colleges is 3.16%. Next table and chart illustrate the transfer-out rate by school type and levels.
Transfer-out Rate (2021-2022)
California Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)4.03%5.59%3.61%
2-4 Years5.52%7.52%1.85%
Less than 2 Years0.32%0.00%0.34%
Average3.16%6.32%1.94%
[CHART#3] Transfer-out Rate for California Colleges

Retention Rate

The average retention rate of California Colleges is 58.92% for full-time students and 22.95% 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 (2021-2022)
California Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
Full-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-time
4 Years (or high)50.11%21.79% 63.61%40.67% 46.70%16.89%
2-4 Years60.77%25.53% 63.87%36.05% 57.81%13.79%
Less than 2 Years66.34%21.87% 51.53%29.36% 67.36%21.36%
Average58.92%22.95% 62.71%36.83% 57.69%18.19%
[CHART#4] Retention Rate for California Colleges