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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 iss 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 in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Nevada colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total6,9413,54851.12%
Male3,0021,43147.67%
Female3,9392,11753.74%
[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
TotalMaleFemale
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
Full-timePart-time
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