How Many American International College Students Graduate on Time or at All?
Find out how many of American International College's 370 students stuck around until graduation.
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Understanding Graduation and Retention Rates
Why is it important to know college retention rates and graduation rates? And how do American International College graduation and retention rates compare to the average school? Retention rates have to do with the number of students that return to American International College after their freshman year. There are two different types of graduation rates, on-time graduation rates and "overall" graduation rates.
While on-time graduation rates refer to the number of years it will optimally take to complete a degree (ie., four years for a bachelor's degree), "overall" graduation rates are on a scale of six years and are most frequently advertised by colleges and universities. If you're planning on graduating in four years, pay attention to American International College's on-time graduation rates. Graduation rates can also give a better understanding of how much you'll be paying for college in the long run.
American International College Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
In order to graduate you have to make it past freshman year. With only 69.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, American International College has freshman retention rates below 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.
Will You Graduate From American International College On Time?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at American International College.
Out of the 1,473 undergraduate students at American International College, 308 (about 21%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of American International College 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 American International College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
While American International College performs on average when it comes to the 27.6% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree), their overall graduation rate of 37.8% is below the national average.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend American International College we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 35.4%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that American International College 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.
62.2% of students at American International College failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?