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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 iss 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 in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Delaware colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total5,5053,73267.79%
Male2,2941,45263.30%
Female3,2112,28071.01%
[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
TotalMaleFemale
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 (2019-2020)
Delaware Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
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