If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
At University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 3,852 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2015. Did they? Let's find out...
Freshmen Must Like It Here. Most of Them Stick Around.
With 97.0% of students staying on for a second year, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is one of the best in the country when it comes to freshman retention rates.
Graduating Important To You? This is a Good Place to Start
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time / Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at UNC Chapel Hill.
Out of the 18,350 undergraduate students at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 3,976 (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 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 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 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 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 80.4% and the overall rate of 90.3% rank University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time / full-time students that attend University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill we would expect an overall graduation rate of 83.6%, however, students are graduating at a rate that is 6.7% higher. That means University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 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.
9.7% of students at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 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?