If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
Find out how many of Alaska Pacific's 19 students stuck around until graduation.
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How are Alaska Pacific'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 Alaska Pacific University's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Alaska Pacific University Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
You have to make it past freshman year in order to graduate. With only 56.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Alaska Pacific University has among the worst freshman retention rates in the country.
- 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.
Alaska Pacific University 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 Alaska Pacific.
Out of the 76 degree seeking undergraduates new to Alaska Pacific University in 2016, 29 (about 38%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Alaska Pacific 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 Alaska Pacific University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Alaska Pacific 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 42.1% and 57.9% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Alaska Pacific University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 47.6%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 10.3% higher. That means Alaska Pacific University is performing above average at graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
Most of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads End Up Transferring
42.1% of students at Alaska Pacific University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they transferred to another school.
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