Graduate Rate 56.90%
Male 53.32%
Female 60.23%
Transfer-Out Rate 15.19%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
66% / 52%

Kansas Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Kansas colleges iss 56.90% - 8,759 students out of 15,394 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 3,962 male and 4,797 female students have graduated last year completing their studies in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Kansas colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
[Chart] Kansas Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 5,521 students completed their degree in 4 years and 2,571 finished in 5 years at Kansas colleges. Additional 588 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Kansas Colleges
4 Year or Less35.86% 29.45% 41.85%
5 Year52.57% 48.33% 56.52%
6 Year56.39% 52.84% 59.69%
[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 65.92% for full-time students and 52.08% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Kansas Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 65.92%52.08%
[Chart] Kansas Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Kansas colleges is 15.19%. 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 2,33815,394 15.19%
Male 1,1007,430 14.80%
Female 1,2387,964 15.54%
[Chart] Kansas Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates