Graduate Rate 36.43%
Male 35.28%
Female 37.31%
Transfer-Out Rate 20.90%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
74% / 56%

Alaska Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Alaska colleges is 36.43% - 577 students out of 1,584 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 242 male and 335 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Alaska colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
[Chart] Alaska Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 247 students completed their degree in 4 years and 208 finished in 5 years at Alaska colleges. Additional 89 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Alaska Colleges
4 Year or Less15.59% 14.14% 16.70%
5 Year28.72% 27.41% 29.73%
6 Year34.34% 33.67% 34.86%
[Chart] Alaska Colleges and Universities BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. The average retention rate of Alaska colleges is 73.75% for full-time students and 56.25% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Alaska Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 73.75%56.25%
[Chart] Alaska Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Alaska colleges is 20.90%. The transfer-out rate is calculated by dividing students who have transferred out of other institution into total number of students (candidates) within 150% normal time.
Transfer-Out Rates
Alaska Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 3311,584 20.90%
Male 147686 21.43%
Female 184898 20.49%
[Chart] Alaska Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates