How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Boston Baptist College, 15 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Boston Baptist 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 Boston Baptist College's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Boston Baptist College Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
In order to graduate you have to make it past freshman year. With only 67.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Boston Baptist College has freshman retention rates below 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 Boston Baptist College
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Boston Baptist College.
Out of the 21 degree seeking undergraduates new to Boston Baptist College in 2016, 10 (about 48%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Boston Baptist 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 Boston Baptist College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
While Boston Baptist College performs above average when it comes to the 46.7% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree), their overall graduation rate of 46.7% ranks it similar to the average college.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Boston Baptist College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 40.6%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 6.1% higher. That means Boston Baptist College 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.
53.3% of students at Boston Baptist 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 Boston Baptist College did not graduate within three or six years depending on the degree type.
|Reason||% of Overall Class|
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