How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Brigham Young University - Provo, 3,108 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Brigham Young University - Provo'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 BYU's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Retention Rates at Brigham Young University - Provo
With 86.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Brigham Young University - Provo has freshman retention rates above 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 BYU
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at BYU.
Out of the 30,221 undergraduate students at Brigham Young University - Provo, 5,036 (about 17%) are considered first-time/full-time degree seekers.
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Brigham Young University - Provo 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 Brigham Young University - Provo about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
While Brigham Young University - Provo performs on average when it comes to the 30.7% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree), their overall graduation rate of 80.4% is among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Brigham Young University - Provo we would expect an overall graduation rate of 75.2%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 5.2% higher. That means Brigham Young University - Provo 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.
19.6% of students at Brigham Young University - Provo failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?