univstats
Graduate Rate 69.68%
Male 65.95%
Female 73.00%
Transfer-Out Rate 15.72%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
78% / 60%

New York Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of New York colleges iss 69.68% - 72,127 students out of 103,505 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 32,116 male and 40,011 female students have graduated last year completing their studies in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
New York colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total103,50572,12769.68%
Male48,69632,11665.95%
Female54,80940,01173.00%
[Chart] New York Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 56,500 students completed their degree in 4 years and 12,378 finished in 5 years at New York colleges. Additional 2,822 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
New York Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less54.59% 48.30% 60.18%
5 Year66.55% 62.19% 70.41%
6 Year69.27% 65.52% 72.61%
[Chart] New York 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 New York colleges is 78.05% for full-time students and 60.12% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2019-2020)
New York Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 78.05%60.12%
[Chart] New York Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at New York colleges is 15.72%. 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
New York Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 16,275103,505 15.72%
Male 8,09648,696 16.63%
Female 8,17954,809 14.92%
[Chart] New York Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates