Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Academy of Art University, 854 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 Academy of Art University 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 Academy of Art University
With 76.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Academy of Art University has freshman retention rates similar to 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 for Academy of Art University: Do They Meet Your Standards?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Academy of Art University.
Out of the 1,918 degree seeking undergraduates new to Academy of Art University in 2016, 607 (about 32%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Academy of Art 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 Academy of Art University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 6.9% of first-time/full-time students graduate from Academy of Art University on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 38.9% graduate at all, ranking this school below average in both categories when compared nationally.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
61.1% of students at Academy of Art 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?