Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Augustana College Illinois, 640 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2015. Did they? Let's find out...
Below You'll Find:
What Retention and Graduation Rates Mean to You
Retention Rates can be used to estimate if you'll stay at Augustana Rock Island and for how long. An on-time graduation rate is considered to be two or four years, unlike the "overall" graduation rate that can vary four to six years, depending on the degree.
Pay attention to the on-time graduation rates if you're planning on completing your degree in four years. They can also be used to understand exactly how much you'll be paying for college, as prolonging a graduation means paying more for your degree.
How Many Freshman Return to Augustana College Illinois for Their Sophomore Year?
With 83.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Augustana College Illinois has freshman retention rates above 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.
Augustana Rock Island Graduation Rates for Full-Time Students
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Augustana Rock Island.
Out of the 2,497 undergraduate students at Augustana College Illinois, 726 (about 29%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Augustana College Illinois 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 Augustana College Illinois about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Both the on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) graduation rate of 70.9% and the overall rate of 74.2% rank Augustana College Illinois among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Augustana College Illinois we would expect an overall graduation rate of 67.6%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 6.6% higher. That means Augustana College Illinois is performing above 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.
25.8% of students at Augustana College Illinois 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 Augustana College Illinois did not graduate within three or six years depending on the degree type.
|Reason||% of Overall Class|
- How many people drop out of college?