Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Bethel University Minnesota, 632 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2015. 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 Bethel University Minnesota 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 Bethel University Minnesota's Retention Rates Like?
With 83.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Bethel University Minnesota 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.
Bethel University Minnesota 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 Bethel University Minnesota.
Out of the 3,045 undergraduate students at Bethel University Minnesota, 602 (about 20%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Bethel University Minnesota 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 Bethel University Minnesota 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 64.6% and the overall rate of 74.1% rank Bethel University Minnesota among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Bethel University Minnesota we would expect an overall graduation rate of 67.3%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 6.8% higher. That means Bethel University Minnesota 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.
25.9% of students at Bethel University Minnesota failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?