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Graduate Rate 69.88%
Male 64.53%
Female 75.49%
Transfer-Out Rate 5.79%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
76% / 60%

Vermont Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Vermont colleges is 69.88% - 4,119 students out of 5,894 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 1,945 male and 2,174 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Vermont colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total5,8944,11969.88%
Male3,0141,94564.53%
Female2,8802,17475.49%
[Chart] Vermont Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 3,547 students completed their degree in 4 years and 477 finished in 5 years at Vermont colleges. Additional 65 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Vermont Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less60.18% 53.65% 67.01%
5 Year68.27% 62.74% 74.06%
6 Year69.38% 64.00% 75.00%
[Chart] Vermont 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 Vermont colleges is 76.25% for full-time students and 59.60% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Vermont Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 76.25%59.60%
[Chart] Vermont Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Vermont colleges is 5.79%. 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
Vermont Colleges and Universities
Transfer-outTotal StudentsTransfer-Out Rate
Total 3415,894 5.79%
Male 1703,014 5.64%
Female 1712,880 5.94%
[Chart] Vermont Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates