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Graduate Rate 65.30%
Male 63.31%
Female 67.07%
Transfer-Out Rate 11.39%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
74% / 55%

Indiana Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Indiana colleges iss 65.30% - 28,752 students out of 44,031 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 13,108 male and 15,644 female students have graduated last year completing their studies in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Indiana colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total44,03128,75265.30%
Male20,70513,10863.31%
Female23,32615,64467.07%
[Chart] Indiana Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 22,222 students completed their degree in 4 years and 5,151 finished in 5 years at Indiana colleges. Additional 1,263 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Indiana Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less50.47% 46.95% 53.60%
5 Year62.17% 59.98% 64.11%
6 Year65.04% 63.08% 66.78%
[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 73.71% for full-time students and 55.14% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2019-2020)
Indiana Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 73.71%55.14%
[Chart] Indiana Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Indiana colleges is 11.39%. 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 5,01644,031 11.39%
Male 2,22120,705 10.73%
Female 2,79523,326 11.98%
[Chart] Indiana Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates