How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Arkansas State University - Main Campus, 1,743 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2015. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Arkansas State University - Main Campus'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 Arkansas State University - Main Campus's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
What are Arkansas State University - Main Campus's Retention Rates Like?
With 75.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Arkansas State University - Main Campus 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.
Will You Graduate From Arkansas State University - Main Campus On Time?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Arkansas State University - Main Campus.
Out of the 9,857 undergraduate students at Arkansas State University - Main Campus, 1,681 (about 17%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Arkansas State University - Main Campus 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 Arkansas State University - Main Campus about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 20.2% of first-time/full-time students graduate from Arkansas State University - Main Campus on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 39.3% 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 Arkansas State University - Main Campus we would expect an overall graduation rate of 48.3%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 9.0% lower than that. Therefore, Arkansas State University - Main Campus is performing below average at graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
- Low graduation rates may signal a college where a lot of students plan on transferring after a year or two. Is that the case here?
Most of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads End Up Transferring
60.7% of students at Arkansas State University - Main Campus failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they transferred to another school.
- How many people drop out of college?