Graduate Rate 65.78%
Male 65.05%
Female 66.42%
Transfer-Out Rate 11.23%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
75% / 53%

Indiana Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Indiana colleges is 65.78% - 29,193 students out of 44,382 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 13,587 male and 15,606 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Indiana colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
[Chart] Indiana Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 22,881 students completed their degree in 4 years and 4,921 finished in 5 years at Indiana colleges. Additional 1,146 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Indiana Colleges
4 Year or Less51.55% 49.27% 53.59%
5 Year62.64% 61.89% 63.31%
6 Year65.22% 64.67% 65.72%
[Chart] Indiana 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 Indiana colleges is 74.56% for full-time students and 53.46% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2021-2022)
Indiana Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 74.56%53.46%
[Chart] Indiana Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Indiana colleges is 11.23%. 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
Indiana Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 4,98344,382 11.23%
Male 2,08820,886 10.00%
Female 2,89523,496 12.32%
[Chart] Indiana Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates