Graduate Rate 63.40%
Male 57.57%
Female 68.55%
Transfer-Out Rate 11.00%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
70% / 60%

Florida Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Florida colleges iss 63.40% - 38,268 students out of 60,356 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 16,281 male and 21,987 female students have graduated last year completing their studies in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Florida colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total60,35638,26863.40%
Male28,28016,28157.57%
Female32,07621,98768.55%
[Chart] Florida Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 27,502 students completed their degree in 4 years and 8,386 finished in 5 years at Florida colleges. Additional 2,085 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Florida Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less45.57% 37.93% 52.30%
5 Year59.46% 53.01% 65.15%
6 Year62.92% 57.14% 68.01%
[Chart] Florida 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 Florida colleges is 69.82% for full-time students and 62.05% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2019-2020)
Florida Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 69.82%62.05%
[Chart] Florida Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Florida colleges is 11.00%. 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
Florida Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 6,63860,356 11.00%
Male 2,96528,280 10.48%
Female 3,67332,076 11.45%
[Chart] Florida Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates