Graduate Rate 50.94%
Male 43.38%
Female 55.84%
Transfer-Out Rate 5.81%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
68% / 41%

Utah Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Utah colleges is 50.94% - 8,189 students out of 16,076 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 2,742 male and 5,447 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Utah colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
[Chart] Utah Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 3,593 students completed their degree in 4 years and 2,205 finished in 5 years at Utah colleges. Additional 1,898 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Utah Colleges
4 Year or Less22.35% 19.24% 24.37%
5 Year36.07% 31.31% 39.15%
6 Year47.87% 41.70% 51.87%
[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 67.56% for full-time students and 41.09% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Utah Colleges and Universities
Retention Rate 67.56%41.09%
[Chart] Utah Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Utah colleges is 5.81%. 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 93416,076 5.81%
Male 4336,321 6.85%
Female 5019,755 5.14%
[Chart] Utah Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates