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Tennessee Colleges

Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average graduation rate of Tennessee Colleges is 55.73%. The average transfer-out rate is 10.64% and retention rate is 65.38% for full-time students and 30.81% 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)
Tennessee Colleges
Rate
Graduation Rate55.73%
Transfer-out Rate10.64%
Retention Rate (full-time/part-time)65.38%/30.81%
[CHART#1] Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate for Tennessee Colleges

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Tennessee Colleges is 55.73%. Next table and chart illustrate the graduation rate by school type and levels.
Graduation Rate (2019-2020)
Tennessee Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)50.35%51.00%50.22%
2-4 Years55.43%55.41%55.50%
Less than 2 Years63.38%0.00%63.38%
Average55.73%54.58%56.32%
[CHART#2] Graduation Rate for Tennessee Colleges

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate of Tennessee Colleges is 10.64%. Next table and chart illustrate the transfer-out rate by school type and levels.
Transfer-out Rate (2019-2020)
Tennessee Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
4 Years (or high)24.89%21.67%25.77%
2-4 Years8.27%8.62%6.00%
Less than 2 Years0.81%0.00%0.81%
Average10.64%12.74%9.98%
[CHART#3] Transfer-out Rate for Tennessee Colleges

Retention Rate

The average retention rate of Tennessee Colleges is 65.38% for full-time students and 30.81% 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)
Tennessee Colleges
AveragePublic SchoolsPrivate Schools
Full-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-timeFull-TimePart-time
4 Years (or high)64.06%24.18% 68.80%46.20% 63.15%19.78%
2-4 Years66.65%44.32% 69.03%50.56% 62.24%30.00%
Less than 2 Years65.48%23.00% 0.00%0.00% 65.48%23.00%
Average65.38%30.81% 68.98%49.67% 63.92%22.63%
[CHART#4] Retention Rate for Tennessee Colleges