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California Colleges

Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average graduation rate of California Colleges is 58.51%. The average transfer-out rate is 11.31% 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 Rate58.51%
Transfer-out Rate11.31%
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 58.51%. 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)56.72%54.34%57.49%
2-4 Years48.12%33.32%69.89%
Less than 2 Years68.76%82.08%67.94%
Average58.51%43.03%64.58%
[CHART#2] Graduation Rate for California Colleges

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate of California Colleges is 11.31%. 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)14.63%7.93%19.68%
2-4 Years9.90%10.40%6.36%
Less than 2 Years1.12%0.00%1.12%
Average11.31%9.65%13.98%
[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