Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Agnes Scott College, 238 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
Below You'll Find:
What Retention and Graduation Rates Mean to You
Retention Rates can be used to estimate if you'll stay at Agnes Scott and for how long. An on-time graduation rate is considered to be two or four years, unlike the "overall" graduation rate that can vary four to six years, depending on the degree.
Pay attention to the on-time graduation rates if you're planning on completing your degree in four years. They can also be used to understand exactly how much you'll be paying for college, as prolonging a graduation means paying more for your degree.
What are Agnes Scott College's Retention Rates Like?
With 87.0% of students staying on for a second year, Agnes Scott College is one of the best in the country when it comes to freshman retention rates.
- When you attend a school that is high quality and a good fit for you, it is more likely you'll return for another year.Read more about why retention is so important.
- How many students make it past freshman year? You might be surprised at the answer.
Agnes Scott Graduation Rates for Full-Time Students
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Agnes Scott.
Out of the 902 undergraduate students at Agnes Scott College, 271 (about 30%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Agnes Scott 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 Agnes Scott College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Agnes Scott College performs above average at graduating its first-time/full-time students on all fronts, posting an on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) and overall graduation rate of 61.3% and 67.6% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Agnes Scott College we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 63.8%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Agnes Scott College is performing on average when the previous academic achievement of students is factored in.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
32.4% of students at Agnes Scott College failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
The following table lists the reasons why students at Agnes Scott College did not graduate within three or six years depending on the degree type.
|Reason||% of Overall Class|
- How many people drop out of college?