Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Averett University, 222 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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What Retention and Graduation Rates Mean to You
Retention Rates can be used to estimate if you'll stay at Averett University 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.
Averett University Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
In order to graduate you have to make it past freshman year. With only 70.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Averett University 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.
Graduation Rates for Averett 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 Averett University.
Out of the 326 degree seeking undergraduates new to Averett University in 2016, 265 (about 81%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Averett University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
While Averett University performs on average when it comes to the 23.4% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree), their overall graduation rate of 34.2% is below the national average.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Averett University we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 38.1%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Averett University is performing on average when the previous academic achievement of students is factored in.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
65.8% of students at Averett 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?