How Many Arizona Christian University Students Graduate on Time or at All?
Find out how many of Arizona Christian University's 80 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 Arizona Christian University graduation and retention rates compare to the average school? Retention rates have to do with the number of students that return to Arizona Christian 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 Arizona Christian University'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.
Arizona Christian University Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
You have to make it past freshman year in order to graduate. With only 55.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Arizona Christian 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.
Will You Graduate From Arizona Christian University On Time?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Arizona Christian University.
Out of the 779 undergraduate students at Arizona Christian University, 121 (about 16%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Arizona Christian 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 Arizona Christian University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
While Arizona Christian University performs on average when it comes to the 28.7% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree), their overall graduation rate of 37.5% is below the national average.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Arizona Christian University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 48.7%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 11.2% lower than that. Therefore, Arizona Christian 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.
62.5% of students at Arizona Christian University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
The following table lists the reasons why students at Arizona Christian University did not graduate within three or six years depending on the degree type.
|Reason||% of Overall Class|
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