Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Albion College, 485 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 84.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Albion College has freshman retention rates above the national average of 70.9%.
Graduating Seems To Be a Popular Activity Here
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time / Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Albion.
Out of the 1,268 undergraduate students at Albion College, 357 (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 Albion 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 Albion College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Both the on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) graduation rate of 61.2% and the overall rate of 71.8% rank Albion College among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time / full-time students that attend Albion College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 65.1%, however, students are graduating at a rate that is 6.7% higher. That means Albion College is performing above average at 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.
28.2% of students at Albion 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 Albion College 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?