How Many Austin College Students Graduate on Time or at All?
Find out how many of Austin College's 413 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 Austin College graduation and retention rates compare to the average school? Retention rates have to do with the number of students that return to Austin College 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 Austin College'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.
Retention Rates at Austin College
With 83.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Austin College has freshman retention rates above 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.
Graduation Rates at Austin College
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Austin College.
Out of the 373 degree seeking undergraduates new to Austin College in 2016, 355 (about 95%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Austin College 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 71.4% and the overall rate of 73.1% rank Austin College among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Austin College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 67.4%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 5.7% higher. That means Austin College 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.
26.9% of students at Austin College failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?