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Graduate Rate 70.39%
Male 67.22%
Female 73.07%
Transfer-Out Rate 11.36%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
81% / 61%

Connecticut Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Connecticut colleges is 70.39% - 14,117 students out of 20,054 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 6,164 male and 7,953 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Connecticut colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total20,05414,11770.39%
Male9,1706,16467.22%
Female10,8847,95373.07%
[Chart] Connecticut Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 11,828 students completed their degree in 4 years and 1,845 finished in 5 years at Connecticut colleges. Additional 408 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Connecticut Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less58.98% 53.94% 63.23%
5 Year68.18% 64.62% 71.18%
6 Year70.22% 67.10% 72.84%
[Chart] Connecticut 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 Connecticut colleges is 80.81% for full-time students and 60.88% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Connecticut Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 80.81%60.88%
[Chart] Connecticut Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Connecticut colleges is 11.36%. 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
Connecticut Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 2,27920,054 11.36%
Male 1,0489,170 11.43%
Female 1,23110,884 11.31%
[Chart] Connecticut Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates