Graduate Rate 71.12%
Male 67.66%
Female 73.93%
Transfer-Out Rate 11.77%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
76% / 48%

Connecticut Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Connecticut colleges is 71.12% - 14,472 students out of 20,350 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 6,181 male and 8,291 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.The following table summarizes the graduation rate by gender with number of completers.
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, 12,102 students completed their degree in 4 years and 1,954 finished in 5 years at Connecticut colleges. Additional 399 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Connecticut Colleges
4 Year or Less59.47% 53.74% 64.14%
5 Year69.07% 65.04% 72.36%
6 Year71.03% 67.63% 73.80%
[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 76.16% for full-time students and 47.86% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2022-2023)
Connecticut Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 76.16%47.86%
[Chart] Connecticut Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Connecticut colleges is 11.77%. 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 2,39620,350 11.77%
Male 1,1469,135 12.55%
Female 1,25011,215 11.15%
[Chart] Connecticut Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates