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Graduate Rate 55.23%
Male 46.34%
Female 60.46%
Transfer-Out Rate 5.67%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
66% / 41%

Utah Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Utah colleges is 55.23% - 7,963 students out of 14,417 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 2,473 male and 5,490 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Utah colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total14,4177,96355.23%
Male5,3372,47346.34%
Female9,0805,49060.46%
[Chart] Utah Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 3,282 students completed their degree in 4 years and 2,230 finished in 5 years at Utah colleges. Additional 1,954 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Utah Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less22.76% 19.07% 24.93%
5 Year38.23% 32.49% 41.61%
6 Year51.79% 44.48% 56.08%
[Chart] Utah 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 Utah colleges is 65.61% for full-time students and 41.09% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Utah Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 65.61%41.09%
[Chart] Utah Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Utah colleges is 5.67%. 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
Utah Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 81714,417 5.67%
Male 3855,337 7.21%
Female 4329,080 4.76%
[Chart] Utah Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates