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Massachusetts Colleges

Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average graduation rate of Massachusetts Colleges is 61.78%. The average transfer-out rate is 16.00% 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 Rate61.78%
Transfer-out Rate16.00%
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 61.78%. 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)64.11%63.08%64.32%
2-4 Years33.87%22.13%60.71%
Less than 2 Years71.72%77.82%69.80%
Average61.78%50.75%65.86%
[CHART#2] Graduation Rate for Massachusetts Colleges

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate of Massachusetts Colleges is 16.00%. 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)18.07%23.67%17.21%
2-4 Years18.47%19.88%11.00%
Less than 2 Years0.44%0.00%0.44%
Average16.00%20.91%13.88%
[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