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Graduate Rate 54.37%
Male 50.18%
Female 58.10%
Transfer-Out Rate 12.90%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
63% / 49%

Oklahoma Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Oklahoma colleges is 54.37% - 9,392 students out of 17,275 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 4,084 male and 5,308 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Oklahoma colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total17,2759,39254.37%
Male8,1394,08450.18%
Female9,1365,30858.10%
[Chart] Oklahoma Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 6,111 students completed their degree in 4 years and 2,565 finished in 5 years at Oklahoma colleges. Additional 660 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Oklahoma Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less35.37% 29.79% 40.35%
5 Year50.22% 45.69% 54.26%
6 Year54.04% 49.97% 57.67%
[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 12.90%. 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 2,22817,275 12.90%
Male 9548,139 11.72%
Female 1,2749,136 13.94%
[Chart] Oklahoma Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates