How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Baptist University of the Americas, 22 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Baptist University of the Americas' 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 Baptist University of the Americas' on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Baptist University of the Americas Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
You have to make it past freshman year in order to graduate. With only 53.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Baptist University of the Americas has among the worst freshman retention rates in the country.
- 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 Baptist University of the Americas
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Baptist University of the Americas.
Out of the 48 degree seeking undergraduates new to Baptist University of the Americas in 2016, 17 (about 35%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Baptist University of the Americas 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 Baptist University of the Americas about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 18.2% of first-time/full-time students graduate from Baptist University of the Americas on time (two or four years depending on the degree), but 45.4% do eventually graduate. This ranks the school among the worst in the country at graduating first-time/full-time students on time, but on average when it comes to the overall graduation rate.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Baptist University of the Americas we would expect an overall graduation rate of 40.1%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 5.3% higher. That means Baptist University of the Americas 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.
54.6% of students at Baptist University of the Americas failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?