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South Carolina Colleges

Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average graduation rate of South Carolina Colleges is 46.40%. The average transfer-out rate is 24.77% and retention rate is 61.37% for full-time students and 36.59% 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)
South Carolina Colleges
Rate
Graduation Rate46.40%
Transfer-out Rate24.77%
Retention Rate (full-time/part-time)61.37%/36.59%
[CHART#1] Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate for South Carolina Colleges

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of South Carolina Colleges is 46.40%. Next table and chart illustrate the graduation rate by school type and levels.
Graduation Rate (2019-2020)
South Carolina Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)49.79%54.42%47.65%
2-4 Years26.96%19.55%48.14%
Less than 2 Years60.07%76.00%59.50%
Average46.40%33.94%53.15%
[CHART#2] Graduation Rate for South Carolina Colleges

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate of South Carolina Colleges is 24.77%. Next table and chart illustrate the transfer-out rate by school type and levels.
Transfer-out Rate (2019-2020)
South Carolina Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)25.59%26.17%25.13%
2-4 Years27.90%27.20%42.00%
Less than 2 Years2.75%0.00%2.75%
Average24.77%26.81%21.50%
[CHART#3] Transfer-out Rate for South Carolina Colleges

Retention Rate

The average retention rate of South Carolina Colleges is 61.37% for full-time students and 36.59% 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)
South Carolina Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
Full-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-time
4 Years (or high)59.33%26.00% 67.31%29.15% 55.35%24.48%
2-4 Years57.48%43.00% 51.20%34.50% 67.15%57.17%
Less than 2 Years67.84%43.41% 100.00%0.00% 66.81%44.81%
Average61.37%36.59% 58.79%31.44% 62.61%39.09%
[CHART#4] Retention Rate for South Carolina Colleges