Graduate Rate 71.11%
Male 68.88%
Female 72.93%
Transfer-Out Rate 11.48%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
81% / 59%

Connecticut Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Connecticut colleges iss 71.11% - 14,299 students out of 20,109 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 6,234 male and 8,065 female students have graduated last year completing their studies in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Connecticut colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
[Chart] Connecticut Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 11,655 students completed their degree in 4 years and 1,744 finished in 5 years at Connecticut colleges. Additional 725 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Connecticut Colleges
4 Year or Less57.96% 53.68% 61.46%
5 Year66.63% 64.10% 68.70%
6 Year70.24% 68.27% 71.85%
[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 80.84% for full-time students and 59.00% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Connecticut Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 80.84%59.00%
[Chart] Connecticut Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Connecticut colleges is 11.48%. 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 2,30820,109 11.48%
Male 1,0719,050 11.83%
Female 1,23711,059 11.19%
[Chart] Connecticut Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates