Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Radford University, 1,730 undergraduates where scheduled to complete their degree in 2012. Did they? Let's find out...
Average Freshman Retention Rate
With 74.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Radford University has freshman retention rates similar to the national average of 69.4%.
Hey, Looky Here. People Seem to be Actually Graduating From This Place.
Radford University performs above average at graduating its students on all fronts, posting an on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) and overall graduation rate of 42.2% and 60.1% respectively.
Based on the caliber of students that attend Radford University we would expect a graduation rate of 48.5%, however, students are graduating at a rate that is 11.6% higher. Therefore, Radford University is performing above average at graduating students, based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
Graduating From College Isn't for Everyone. The Majority of Non-Grads at this School Dropped Out.
39.9% of students at Radford University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
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?