How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Caldwell University, 272 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Caldwell University'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 Caldwell's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Retention Rates at Caldwell University
With 82.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Caldwell University 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 Caldwell
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Caldwell.
Out of the 422 degree seeking undergraduates new to Caldwell University in 2016, 347 (about 82%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Caldwell University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
With rates of 31.2% and 64.3% for on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) graduations and overall graduation rates, respectively, Caldwell University does an average job of graduating its first-time/full-time students on time and an above average job at graduating them overall.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Caldwell University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 46.4%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 18.0% higher. Therefore, Caldwell University is among the highest performing schools nationwide in graduating students when their anticipated academic achievement is factored in.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
35.7% of students at Caldwell 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?