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Graduate Rate 47.08%
Male 46.51%
Female 47.56%
Transfer-Out Rate 15.14%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
70% / 55%

Arizona Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Arizona colleges iss 47.08% - 13,866 students out of 29,451 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 6,215 male and 7,651 female students have graduated last year completing their studies in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Arizona colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total29,45113,86647.08%
Male13,3636,21546.51%
Female16,0887,65147.56%
[Chart] Arizona Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 10,008 students completed their degree in 4 years and 2,874 finished in 5 years at Arizona colleges. Additional 942 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Arizona Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less33.98% 31.47% 36.07%
5 Year43.74% 42.92% 44.42%
6 Year46.94% 46.39% 47.40%
[Chart] Arizona 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 Arizona colleges is 70.14% for full-time students and 55.00% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2019-2020)
Arizona Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 70.14%55.00%
[Chart] Arizona Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Arizona colleges is 15.14%. 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
Arizona Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 4,45829,451 15.14%
Male 2,19513,363 16.43%
Female 2,26316,088 14.07%
[Chart] Arizona Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates