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Graduate Rate 61.11%
Male 57.27%
Female 64.54%
Transfer-Out Rate 12.78%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
71% / 49%

Ohio Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Ohio colleges iss 61.11% - 40,698 students out of 66,599 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 17,987 male and 22,711 female students have graduated last year completing their studies in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Ohio colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total66,59940,69861.11%
Male31,41017,98757.27%
Female35,18922,71164.54%
[Chart] Ohio Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 29,219 students completed their degree in 4 years and 9,023 finished in 5 years at Ohio colleges. Additional 1,767 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Ohio Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less43.87% 36.59% 50.37%
5 Year57.42% 53.08% 61.30%
6 Year60.07% 56.40% 63.36%
[Chart] Ohio 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 Ohio colleges is 70.78% for full-time students and 49.08% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Ohio Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 70.78%49.08%
[Chart] Ohio Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Ohio colleges is 12.78%. 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
Ohio Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 8,51266,599 12.78%
Male 4,24431,410 13.51%
Female 4,26835,189 12.13%
[Chart] Ohio Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates