Graduate Rate 67.79%
Male 63.30%
Female 71.01%
Transfer-Out Rate 3.49%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
71% / 27%

Delaware Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Delaware colleges is 67.79% - 3,732 students out of 5,505 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 1,452 male and 2,280 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Delaware colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
[Chart] Delaware Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 3,120 students completed their degree in 4 years and 508 finished in 5 years at Delaware colleges. Additional 101 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Delaware Colleges
4 Year or Less56.68% 48.43% 62.57%
5 Year65.90% 60.33% 69.88%
6 Year67.74% 63.21% 70.97%
[Chart] Delaware 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 Delaware colleges is 70.80% for full-time students and 27.00% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Delaware Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 70.80%27.00%
[Chart] Delaware Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Delaware colleges is 3.49%. 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
Delaware Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 1925,505 3.49%
Male 952,294 4.14%
Female 973,211 3.02%
[Chart] Delaware Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates