If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
Find out how many of California State University - Sacramento's 2,954 students stuck around until graduation.
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How are California State University - Sacramento'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 - Sacramento's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
What are California State University - Sacramento's Retention Rates Like?
With 80.0% of students making it past their freshman year, California State University - Sacramento 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.
California State University - Sacramento 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 California State University - Sacramento.
Out of the 7,329 degree seeking undergraduates new to California State University - Sacramento in 2016, 3,648 (about 50%) 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 - Sacramento 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 - Sacramento about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 6.6% of first-time/full-time students graduate from California State University - Sacramento on time (two or four years depending on the degree), but 46.0% 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 - Sacramento we would expect an overall graduation rate of 41.2%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 4.7% higher. That means California State University - Sacramento 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.
54.0% of students at California State University - Sacramento failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?