If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
Find out how many of Augusta University's 753 students stuck around until graduation.
Below You'll Find:
How are Augusta University'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 Augusta University's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Augusta University 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, Augusta University 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.
Graduation Rates for Augusta University: Do They Meet Your Standards?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Augusta University.
Out of the 5,225 undergraduate students at Augusta University, 740 (about 14%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Augusta 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 Augusta University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 7.6% of first-time/full-time students graduate from Augusta University on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 32.0% 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 Augusta University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 49.5%. With an actual rate that is 17.5% lower than expected, Augusta University is among the worst performing schools nationally when it comes to 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.
68.0% of students at Augusta 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?