Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Oklahoma State University - Main Campus, 2,973 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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What Retention and Graduation Rates Mean to You
Retention Rates can be used to estimate if you'll stay at Oklahoma State 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.
Retention Rates at Oklahoma State University - Main Campus
With 81.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Oklahoma State University - Main Campus 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.
Oklahoma State 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 Oklahoma State.
Out of the 21,177 undergraduate students at Oklahoma State University - Main Campus, 3,953 (about 19%) 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 State University - Main Campus 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 State University - Main Campus about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
With rates of 33.5% and 61.4% for on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) graduations and overall graduation rates, respectively, Oklahoma State University - Main Campus does an average job of graduating its first-time/full-time students on time and an above average job at graduating them overall.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Oklahoma State University - Main Campus we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 59.8%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Oklahoma State University - Main Campus is performing on average when the previous academic achievement of students is factored in.
Mixed Reasons for First-Time/Full-Time Students Not Graduating
38.6% of students at Oklahoma State University - Main Campus failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time.
- How many people drop out of college?