Graduate Rate 55.55%
Male 52.72%
Female 57.17%
Transfer-Out Rate 4.96%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
68% / 35%

Hawaii Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Hawaii colleges is 55.55% - 1,993 students out of 3,588 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 689 male and 1,304 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, 1,096 students completed their degree in 4 years and 642 finished in 5 years at Hawaii colleges. Additional 180 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Hawaii Colleges
4 Year or Less30.55% 28.00% 32.00%
5 Year48.44% 46.60% 49.50%
6 Year53.46% 51.87% 54.36%
[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 68.25% for full-time students and 35.17% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Hawaii Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 68.25%35.17%
[Chart] Hawaii Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Hawaii colleges is 4.96%. 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 1783,588 4.96%
Male 461,307 3.52%
Female 1322,281 5.79%
[Chart] Hawaii Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates