Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Adrian College, 571 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 60.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Adrian College has freshman retention rates below 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 1,622 undergraduate students at Adrian College, 1,546 or 95% are considered full time degree seekers.
If this demographic does not represent you, then you might want to ask Adrian College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Above Average Chances of Graduating
Adrian College 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 43.8% and 56.6% respectively.
Based on the caliber of students that attend Adrian College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 45.2%, however, students are graduating at a rate that is 11.3% higher. That means Adrian College is performing above average at graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
The Majority of Non-Grads at this School Dropped Out.
43.4% of students at Adrian 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?