Graduate Rate 57.56%
Male 52.90%
Female 61.45%
Transfer-Out Rate 16.57%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
70% / 56%

Texas Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Texas colleges iss 57.56% - 52,777 students out of 91,686 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 22,053 male and 30,724 female students have graduated last year completing their studies in the period.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Texas colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
[Chart] Texas Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 34,440 students completed their degree in 4 years and 14,467 finished in 5 years at Texas colleges. Additional 3,824 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Texas Colleges
4 Year or Less37.56% 30.88% 43.13%
5 Year53.34% 47.92% 57.86%
6 Year57.51% 52.85% 61.40%
[Chart] Texas 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 Texas colleges is 69.60% for full-time students and 55.44% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Texas Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 69.60%55.44%
[Chart] Texas Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Texas colleges is 16.57%. 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
Texas Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 15,19491,686 16.57%
Male 7,27041,685 17.44%
Female 7,92450,001 15.85%
[Chart] Texas Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates