How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Auburn University at Montgomery, 683 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Auburn University at Montgomery'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 Auburn University at Montgomery's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Auburn University at Montgomery Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
In order to graduate you have to make it past freshman year. With only 65.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Auburn University at Montgomery 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.
- Low retention rates may signal a college where a lot of students plan on transferring after a year or two. Is that the case here?
Will You Graduate From Auburn University at Montgomery On Time?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Auburn University at Montgomery.
Out of the 1,161 degree seeking undergraduates new to Auburn University at Montgomery in 2016, 657 (about 57%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Auburn University at Montgomery 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 Auburn University at Montgomery about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 6.7% of first-time/full-time students graduate from Auburn University at Montgomery on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 21.5% graduate at all, ranking this school among the worst in the country in both categories.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Auburn University at Montgomery we would expect an overall graduation rate of 44.6%. With an actual rate that is 23.1% lower than expected, Auburn University at Montgomery is among the worst performing schools nationally when it comes to 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
78.5% of students at Auburn University at Montgomery 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?