How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At California State University - East Bay, 1,436 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are California State University - East Bay'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 California State University - East Bay's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
What are California State University - East Bay's Retention Rates Like?
With 80.0% of students making it past their freshman year, California State University - East Bay 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 California State University - East Bay
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at California State University - East Bay.
Out of the 4,057 degree seeking undergraduates new to California State University - East Bay in 2016, 1,730 (about 43%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of California State University - East Bay 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 California State University - East Bay about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 12.8% of first-time/full-time students graduate from California State University - East Bay on time (two or four years depending on the degree), but 45.1% do eventually graduate. This ranks the school among the worst in the country at graduating first-time/full-time students on time, but on average when it comes to the overall graduation rate.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend California State University - East Bay we would expect an overall graduation rate of 36.2%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 9.0% higher. That means California State University - East Bay 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.
54.9% of students at California State University - East Bay failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?