Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Avila University, 118 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. 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 Avila 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.
What are Avila University's Retention Rates Like?
With 74.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Avila University has freshman retention rates similar to 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.
Avila 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 Avila.
Out of the 358 degree seeking undergraduates new to Avila University in 2016, 202 (about 56%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Avila 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 Avila University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
With rates of 30.5% and 55.1% for on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) graduations and overall graduation rates, respectively, Avila University does an average job of graduating its first-time/full-time students on time and an above average job at graduating them overall.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Avila University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 43.4%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 11.7% higher. That means Avila University is performing above average at graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
Most of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads End Up Transferring
44.9% of students at Avila University 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?