If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
Find out how many of Biola's 846 students stuck around until graduation.
Below You'll Find:
How are Biola'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 Biola University's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
How Many Freshman Return to Biola for Their Sophomore Year?
With 87.0% of students staying on for a second year, Biola University is one of the best in the country when it comes to freshman retention rates.
- 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.
Biola University 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 Biola.
Out of the 4,373 undergraduate students at Biola University, 943 (about 22%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Biola University 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 Biola University 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 50.8% and the overall rate of 68.9% rank Biola University among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Biola University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 64.1%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 4.8% higher. That means Biola University 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.
31.1% of students at Biola University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?