How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Beacon College, 19 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Beacon College's 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 Beacon's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
How Many Freshman Return to Beacon College for Their Sophomore Year?
With 75.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Beacon College 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.
Graduation Rates at Beacon
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Beacon.
Out of the 104 degree seeking undergraduates new to Beacon College in 2016, 60 (about 58%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Beacon 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 Beacon 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 63.2% and the overall rate of 73.7% rank Beacon College among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Beacon College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 59.9%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 13.8% higher. Therefore, Beacon College is among the highest performing schools nationwide in graduating students when their anticipated academic achievement is factored in.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
26.3% of students at Beacon 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?