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Graduate Rate 61.48%
Male 59.48%
Female 63.20%
Transfer-Out Rate 19.32%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
75% / 52%

Maine Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Maine colleges iss 61.48% - 4,585 students out of 7,458 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 2,052 male and 2,533 female students have graduated last year completing their studies in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Maine colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total7,4584,58561.48%
Male3,4502,05259.48%
Female4,0082,53363.20%
[Chart] Maine Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 3,616 students completed their degree in 4 years and 794 finished in 5 years at Maine colleges. Additional 166 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Maine Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less48.48% 45.39% 51.15%
5 Year59.13% 56.81% 61.13%
6 Year61.36% 59.33% 63.10%
[Chart] Maine 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 Maine colleges is 75.00% for full-time students and 51.67% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2019-2020)
Maine Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 75.00%51.67%
[Chart] Maine Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Maine colleges is 19.32%. 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
Maine Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 1,4417,458 19.32%
Male 6713,450 19.45%
Female 7704,008 19.21%
[Chart] Maine Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates