Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, 31 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2015. Did they? Let's find out...
Below Average Freshman Retention Rate
In order to graduate you have to make it past freshman year. With only 59.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has freshman retention rates below the national average of 70.9%.
Graduation Rates Here for First-Time / Full-Time Students are Far Below Average
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time / Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at ABAC Tifton.
Out of the 3,458 undergraduate students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, 966 (about 28%) are considered first-time / full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College may reflect other priorities such as providing education for "returning" or "part-time" students. The following data should be discounted accordingly.
If you are not a "First-Time / Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 3.2% of first-time / full-time students graduate from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 19.4% graduate at all, ranking this school among the worst in the country in both categories.
Based on the caliber of first-time / full-time students that attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 37.5%. With an actual rate that is 18.1% lower than expected, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is among the worst performing schools nationally when it comes to graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
The Majority of First-Time / Full-Time Non-Grads at this School Dropped Out.
80.6% of students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 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?