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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 iss 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 in the period.
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