univstats
Scoreboard
Graduate Rate 69.43%
Male 65.69%
Female 72.77%
Transfer-Out Rate 15.71%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
79% / 65%

New York Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of New York colleges is 69.43% - 72,843 students out of 104,921 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 32,559 male and 40,284 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
New York colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total104,92172,84369.43%
Male49,56432,55965.69%
Female55,35740,28472.77%
[Chart] New York Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 57,635 students completed their degree in 4 years and 11,999 finished in 5 years at New York colleges. Additional 2,876 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
New York Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less54.93% 48.78% 60.44%
5 Year66.37% 62.25% 70.05%
6 Year69.11% 65.38% 72.45%
[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 78.44% for full-time students and 65.07% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2021-2022)
New York Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 78.44%65.07%
[Chart] New York Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at New York colleges is 15.71%. 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 16,487104,921 15.71%
Male 8,24849,564 16.64%
Female 8,23955,357 14.88%
[Chart] New York Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates