Graduate Rate 60.83%
Male 55.98%
Female 65.52%
Transfer-Out Rate 17.78%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
74% / 48%

Nebraska Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Nebraska colleges is 60.83% - 6,590 students out of 10,833 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 2,980 male and 3,610 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
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, 4,401 students completed their degree in 4 years and 1,817 finished in 5 years at Nebraska colleges. Additional 333 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Nebraska Colleges
4 Year or Less40.63% 34.62% 46.42%
5 Year57.40% 52.15% 62.47%
6 Year60.47% 55.78% 65.01%
[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 74.32% for full-time students and 47.56% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2021-2022)
Nebraska Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 74.32%47.56%
[Chart] Nebraska Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Nebraska colleges is 17.78%. 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 1,92610,833 17.78%
Male 9285,323 17.43%
Female 9985,510 18.11%
[Chart] Nebraska Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates