How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Beacon College, 23 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2015. 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 80.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Beacon College has freshman retention rates above the national average of 70.9%.
- 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 223 undergraduate students at Beacon College, 52 (about 23%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Beacon College 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.
While Beacon College performs above average when it comes to the 47.8% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree), their overall graduation rate of 52.2% ranks it similar to the average college.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Beacon College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 64.3%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 12.2% lower than that. Therefore, Beacon College is performing below average at graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
Most of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads End Up Transferring
47.8% of students at Beacon College failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they transferred to another school.
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