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Graduate Rate 55.68%
Male 50.80%
Female 60.18%
Transfer-Out Rate 16.60%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
68% / 46%

Kansas Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Kansas colleges is 55.68% - 8,763 students out of 15,737 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 3,828 male and 4,935 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Kansas colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total15,7378,76355.68%
Male7,5363,82850.80%
Female8,2014,93560.18%
[Chart] Kansas Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 5,752 students completed their degree in 4 years and 2,327 finished in 5 years at Kansas colleges. Additional 537 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Kansas Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less36.55% 29.39% 43.13%
5 Year51.34% 46.07% 56.18%
6 Year54.75% 50.11% 59.02%
[Chart] Kansas 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 Kansas colleges is 67.60% for full-time students and 45.58% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2021-2022)
Kansas Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 67.60%45.58%
[Chart] Kansas Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Kansas colleges is 16.60%. 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
Kansas Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 2,61215,737 16.60%
Male 1,2257,536 16.26%
Female 1,3878,201 16.91%
[Chart] Kansas Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates