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Graduate Rate 53.02%
Male 49.57%
Female 56.05%
Transfer-Out Rate 12.78%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
62% / 49%

Oklahoma Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Oklahoma colleges is 53.02% - 9,176 students out of 17,307 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 4,017 male and 5,159 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Oklahoma colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total17,3079,17653.02%
Male8,1034,01749.57%
Female9,2045,15956.05%
[Chart] Oklahoma Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 5,711 students completed their degree in 4 years and 2,738 finished in 5 years at Oklahoma colleges. Additional 671 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Oklahoma Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less33.00% 27.22% 38.08%
5 Year48.82% 45.00% 52.18%
6 Year52.70% 49.36% 55.63%
[Chart] Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma colleges is 61.68% for full-time students and 48.83% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Oklahoma Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 61.68%48.83%
[Chart] Oklahoma Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Oklahoma 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
Oklahoma Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 2,21117,307 12.78%
Male 9718,103 11.98%
Female 1,2409,204 13.47%
[Chart] Oklahoma Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates