Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Benedictine College, 428 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 Benedictine College 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.
How Many Freshman Return to Benedictine College for Their Sophomore Year?
With 77.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Benedictine 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.
Benedictine College 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 Benedictine College.
Out of the 573 degree seeking undergraduates new to Benedictine College in 2016, 508 (about 89%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Benedictine College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Benedictine College performs above average at graduating its first-time/full-time students on all fronts, posting an on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) and overall graduation rate of 55.6% and 68.2% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Benedictine College we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 66.6%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Benedictine College 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.
31.8% of students at Benedictine College failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
The following table lists the reasons why students at Benedictine College did not graduate within three or six years depending on the degree type.
|Reason||% of Overall Class|
- How many people drop out of college?