Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Oklahoma Christian University, 471 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 OC 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 Oklahoma Christian University's Retention Rates Like?
With 79.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Oklahoma Christian University has freshman retention rates above the national average of 71.2%.
- 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.
OC 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 OC.
Out of the 1,987 undergraduate students at Oklahoma Christian University, 437 (about 22%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Oklahoma Christian University 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 Oklahoma Christian University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Oklahoma Christian University performs on average when it comes to the 31.4% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and performs at a similarly average rate when it comes to their overall graduation rate of 49.5%.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Oklahoma Christian University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 59.8%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 10.4% lower than that. Therefore, Oklahoma Christian University is performing below 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.
50.5% of students at Oklahoma Christian University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?