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Pennsylvania Colleges

Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate

For academic year 2019-2020, the average graduation rate of Pennsylvania Colleges is 63.93%. The average transfer-out rate is 20.26% and retention rate is 68.11% for full-time students and 30.17% 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)
Pennsylvania Colleges
Rate
Graduation Rate63.93%
Transfer-out Rate20.26%
Retention Rate (full-time/part-time)68.11%/30.17%
[CHART#1] Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate for Pennsylvania Colleges

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Pennsylvania Colleges is 63.93%. Next table and chart illustrate the graduation rate by school type and levels.
Graduation Rate (2019-2020)
Pennsylvania Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)63.80%62.60%64.33%
2-4 Years57.38%30.61%64.47%
Less than 2 Years70.05%70.90%69.66%
Average63.93%58.97%65.89%
[CHART#2] Graduation Rate for Pennsylvania Colleges

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate of Pennsylvania Colleges is 20.26%. Next table and chart illustrate the transfer-out rate by school type and levels.
Transfer-out Rate (2019-2020)
Pennsylvania Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)22.60%27.62%20.85%
2-4 Years15.63%22.53%8.73%
Less than 2 Years7.50%0.00%7.50%
Average20.26%25.50%17.87%
[CHART#3] Transfer-out Rate for Pennsylvania Colleges

Retention Rate

The average retention rate of Pennsylvania Colleges is 68.11% for full-time students and 30.17% 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)
Pennsylvania Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
Full-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-time
4 Years (or high)74.00%31.10% 75.33%41.05% 73.45%27.00%
2-4 Years63.33%26.52% 61.67%40.00% 63.65%23.49%
Less than 2 Years65.00%32.41% 69.87%30.19% 62.90%33.39%
Average68.11%30.17% 70.77%37.14% 67.21%27.66%
[CHART#4] Retention Rate for Pennsylvania Colleges