Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At California Maritime Academy, 146 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. 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 Cal Maritime 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.
How Many Freshman Return to California Maritime Academy for Their Sophomore Year?
With 82.0% of students making it past their freshman year, California Maritime Academy 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.
Cal Maritime 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 Cal Maritime.
Out of the 317 degree seeking undergraduates new to California Maritime Academy in 2016, 220 (about 69%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask California Maritime Academy about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
California Maritime Academy performs above average at graduating its first-time/full-time students on all fronts, posting an on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) and overall graduation rate of 41.8% and 57.5% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend California Maritime Academy we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 53.8%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that California Maritime Academy is performing on average when the previous academic achievement of students is factored in.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
42.5% of students at California Maritime Academy failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?