Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 38 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2015. Did they? Let's find out...
An Above Average Amount of Freshmen Make It To the Next Year
With 80.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has freshman retention rates above the national average of 70.9%.
First-Time / Full-Time Students Have an Above Average Chances of Graduating
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time / Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Albany College of Pharmacy.
Out of the 1,080 undergraduate students at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 213 (about 20%) are considered first-time / full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 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 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 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 55.3% and 65.8% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time / full-time students that attend Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 68.6%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 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.
34.2% of students at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 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 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences did not graduate within three or six years depending on the degree type.
|Reason||% of Overall Class|
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?