Graduate Rate 54.43%
Male 52.25%
Female 55.69%
Transfer-Out Rate 0.05%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
66% / 35%

Hawaii Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Hawaii colleges is 54.43% - 2,108 students out of 3,873 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 743 male and 1,365 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Hawaii colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
[Chart] Hawaii Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 1,188 students completed their degree in 4 years and 653 finished in 5 years at Hawaii colleges. Additional 208 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Hawaii Colleges
4 Year or Less30.67% 25.46% 33.70%
5 Year47.53% 45.22% 48.88%
6 Year52.90% 51.20% 53.90%
[Chart] Hawaii 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 Hawaii colleges is 66.22% for full-time students and 35.17% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Hawaii Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 66.22%35.17%
[Chart] Hawaii Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Hawaii colleges is 0.05%. 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
Hawaii Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 23,873 0.05%
Male 11,422 0.07%
Female 12,451 0.04%
[Chart] Hawaii Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates