If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
Find out how many of Alfred's 502 students stuck around until graduation.
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How are Alfred'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 Alfred University's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
What are Alfred's Retention Rates Like?
With 75.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Alfred University has freshman retention rates similar to the national average of 70.9%.
- 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.
Alfred 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 Alfred.
Out of the 1,920 undergraduate students at Alfred University, 489 (about 25%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Alfred 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 Alfred University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Alfred 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 38.4% and 55.4% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Alfred University we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 54.3%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Alfred University is performing on average when the previous academic achievement of students is factored in.
Most of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads End Up Transferring
44.6% of students at Alfred University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they transferred to another school.
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