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Massachusetts Colleges

Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average graduation rate of Massachusetts Colleges is 61.24%. The average transfer-out rate is 9.61% and retention rate is 65.25% for full-time students and 28.15% 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)
Massachusetts Colleges
Rate
Graduation Rate61.24%
Transfer-out Rate9.61%
Retention Rate (full-time/part-time)65.25%/28.15%
[CHART#1] Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate for Massachusetts Colleges

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Massachusetts Colleges is 61.24%. Next table and chart illustrate the graduation rate by school type and levels.
Graduation Rate (2019-2020)
Massachusetts Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)64.62%63.38%64.86%
2-4 Years36.09%22.56%67.00%
Less than 2 Years68.11%74.36%66.14%
Average61.24%50.08%65.42%
[CHART#2] Graduation Rate for Massachusetts Colleges

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate of Massachusetts Colleges is 9.61%. Next table and chart illustrate the transfer-out rate by school type and levels.
Transfer-out Rate (2019-2020)
Massachusetts Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)14.59%21.50%13.67%
2-4 Years17.84%18.00%17.00%
Less than 2 Years0.27%1.00%0.03%
Average9.61%12.97%8.23%
[CHART#3] Transfer-out Rate for Massachusetts Colleges

Retention Rate

The average retention rate of Massachusetts Colleges is 65.25% for full-time students and 28.15% 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)
Massachusetts Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
Full-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-time
4 Years (or high)70.99%18.86% 78.00%42.85% 69.76%14.59%
2-4 Years56.69%35.32% 58.50%44.69% 53.80%18.67%
Less than 2 Years59.92%40.31% 76.25%26.17% 55.03%44.67%
Average65.25%28.15% 69.88%38.68% 63.72%24.59%
[CHART#4] Retention Rate for Massachusetts Colleges