Graduate Rate 51.12%
Male 47.67%
Female 53.74%
Transfer-Out Rate 1.34%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
74% / 50%

Nevada Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Nevada colleges is 51.12% - 3,548 students out of 6,941 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 1,431 male and 2,117 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Nevada colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
[Chart] Nevada Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 1,640 students completed their degree in 4 years and 1,400 finished in 5 years at Nevada colleges. Additional 499 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Nevada Colleges
4 Year or Less23.63% 19.15% 27.04%
5 Year43.80% 40.34% 46.43%
6 Year50.99% 47.60% 53.57%
[Chart] Nevada 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 Nevada colleges is 74.33% for full-time students and 50.40% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Nevada Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 74.33%50.40%
[Chart] Nevada Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Nevada colleges is 1.34%. 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
Nevada Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 936,941 1.34%
Male 333,002 1.10%
Female 603,939 1.52%
[Chart] Nevada Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates