How Many Angelo State Students Graduate on Time or at All?
Find out how many of Angelo State's 1,423 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 Angelo State graduation and retention rates compare to the average school? Retention rates have to do with the number of students that return to Angelo State University 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 Angelo State'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.
Angelo State University Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
In order to graduate you have to make it past freshman year. With only 63.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Angelo State University has freshman retention rates below 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.
Will You Graduate From Angelo State University On Time?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Angelo State.
Out of the 7,177 undergraduate students at Angelo State University, 1,336 (about 19%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Angelo State 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 Angelo State University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 19.9% of first-time/full-time students graduate from Angelo State University on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 36.6% graduate at all, ranking this school below average in both categories when compared nationally.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Angelo State University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 42.4%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 5.8% lower than that. Therefore, Angelo State University is performing below average at graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
63.4% of students at Angelo State 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?