Graduate Rate 58.97%
Male 53.42%
Female 64.32%
Transfer-Out Rate 18.80%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
73% / 46%

Nebraska Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Nebraska colleges iss 58.97% - 6,439 students out of 10,919 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 2,864 male and 3,575 female students have graduated last year completing their studies in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Nebraska colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
[Chart] Nebraska Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 4,239 students completed their degree in 4 years and 1,782 finished in 5 years at Nebraska colleges. Additional 351 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Nebraska Colleges
4 Year or Less38.82% 31.84% 45.56%
5 Year55.14% 49.38% 60.71%
6 Year58.36% 53.12% 63.40%
[Chart] Nebraska 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 Nebraska colleges is 73.33% for full-time students and 45.60% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Nebraska Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 73.33%45.60%
[Chart] Nebraska Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Nebraska colleges is 18.80%. 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
Nebraska Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 2,05310,919 18.80%
Male 1,0115,361 18.86%
Female 1,0425,558 18.75%
[Chart] Nebraska Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates