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Graduate Rate 70.34%
Male 66.22%
Female 74.65%
Transfer-Out Rate 9.10%
Retention Rate
Full-time / Part-time
75% / 60%

Vermont Colleges Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate of Vermont colleges is 70.34% - 4,280 students out of 6,085 candidates were completed their degree within 150% normal time (for example, within 6 years for students seeking a 4-year bachelors degree)). By gender, 2,060 male and 2,220 female students have graduated last year completing their studies within 150% normal time.
Graduation Rate By Gender
Vermont colleges and universities
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total6,0854,28070.34%
Male3,1112,06066.22%
Female2,9742,22074.65%
[Chart] Vermont Colleges and Universities Graduation Rate by Gender

BS Degree Graduation Rates By Completion Periods

For 4 years (or high) schools, 3,645 students completed their degree in 4 years and 515 finished in 5 years at Vermont colleges. Additional 99 students graduated within 6 years.
Graduation Rates By Completion Periods
Vermont Colleges
TotalMaleFemale
4 Year or Less59.90% 53.46% 66.64%
5 Year68.36% 63.84% 73.10%
6 Year69.99% 65.77% 74.41%
[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 73.07% for full-time students and 53.83% for part-time students.
Retention Rates (2020-2021)
Vermont Colleges and Universities
Full-timePart-time
Retention Rate 73.07%53.83%
[Chart] Vermont Colleges and Universities Retention Rate

Transfer-Out Rates

The average transfer-out rate at Vermont colleges is 9.10%. 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 5546,085 9.10%
Male 3043,111 9.77%
Female 2502,974 8.41%
[Chart] Vermont Colleges and Universities Transfer-Out Rates