If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
At Abilene Christian University, 967 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2015. Did they? Let's find out...
Freshman Retention Rates Are About Average
With 75.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Abilene Christian University has freshman retention rates similar to the national average of 70.9%.
The following information is based off of data for students who were "Full Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers". Out of the 3,650 undergraduate students at Abilene Christian University, 3,405 or 93% are considered full time degree seekers.
If this demographic does not represent you, then you might want to ask Abilene Christian University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Above Average Chances of Graduating
Abilene Christian University performs above average at graduating its students on all fronts, posting an on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) and overall graduation rate of 44.9% and 62.3% respectively.
Based on the caliber of students that attend Abilene Christian University we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 60.5%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Abilene Christian University is performing on average when the previous academic achievement of students is factored in.
The Majority of Non-Grads at this School Dropped Out.
37.7% of students at Abilene Christian University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
Questions You Need to Ask
- The majority of students take more than the "expected time" to graduate. Have you factored this into your college budget?
- You may not think you will transfer, but a lot of students do. How easy is it to transfer credits from this college? Will you end up having to retake classes?