How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Abilene Christian University, 974 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Abilene Christian University's Retention and Graduation Rates Applicable to You?
Having a better understanding of retention and graduation rates will help you make an informed decision about your education. Retention Rates let you know how many first year students come back for their sophomore year. The graduation rate will tell you how long it takes the average student to complete their degree. We consider the "on-time" graduation rate for a bachelor's degree to be four years, but colleges report their "overall" graduation rate at six years.
If you want to graduate within four years, be sure to check out Abilene Christian's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Retention Rates at Abilene Christian University
With 79.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Abilene 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.
Graduation Rates at Abilene Christian
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Abilene Christian.
Out of the 3,760 undergraduate students at Abilene Christian University, 1,069 (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 Abilene 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 Abilene Christian University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Abilene Christian University performs above average at graduating its first-time/full-time students on all fronts, posting an on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) and overall graduation rate of 41.7% and 61.2% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Abilene Christian University we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 60.5%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Abilene Christian University is performing on average when the previous academic achievement of students is factored in.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
38.8% of students at Abilene 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?