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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 is 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 within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Connecticut colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total20,10914,29971.11%
Male9,0506,23468.88%
Female11,0598,06572.93%
[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
TotalMaleFemale
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
Full-timePart-time
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