Graduate Rate 50.78%
Male 47.70%
Female 53.29%
Transfer-Out Rate 1.50%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
74% / 50%

Nevada Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Nevada colleges is 50.78% - 3,765 students out of 7,414 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 1,588 male and 2,177 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, 2,004 students completed their degree in 4 years and 1,383 finished in 5 years at Nevada colleges. Additional 373 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Nevada Colleges
4 Year or Less27.03% 23.07% 30.26%
5 Year45.68% 42.14% 48.57%
6 Year50.71% 47.58% 53.27%
[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 1.50%. 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 1117,414 1.50%
Male 323,329 0.96%
Female 794,085 1.93%
[Chart] Nevada Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates