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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 56.13%. The average transfer-out rate is 10.77% and retention rate is 63.49% for full-time students and 30.22% 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 Rate56.13%
Transfer-out Rate10.77%
Retention Rate (full-time/part-time)63.49%/30.22%
[CHART#1] Graduation, Transfe-out, Retention Rate for Tennessee Colleges

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Tennessee Colleges is 56.13%. 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 Years65.00%0.00%65.00%
Average56.13%54.58%56.91%
[CHART#2] Graduation Rate for Tennessee Colleges

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate of Tennessee Colleges is 10.77%. 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 Years0.83%0.00%0.83%
Average10.77%12.74%10.15%
[CHART#3] Transfer-out Rate for Tennessee Colleges

Retention Rate

The average retention rate of Tennessee Colleges is 63.49% for full-time students and 30.22% 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)63.29%23.12% 66.50%44.70% 62.67%18.80%
2-4 Years65.17%45.52% 69.26%55.36% 57.57%22.94%
Less than 2 Years61.62%20.64% 0.00%0.00% 61.62%20.64%
Average63.49%30.22% 68.69%53.18% 61.37%20.17%
[CHART#4] Retention Rate for Tennessee Colleges