If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
Find out how many of Canisius' 707 students stuck around until graduation.
Below You'll Find:
How are Canisius' 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 Canisius College's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
How Many Freshman Return to Canisius for Their Sophomore Year?
With 83.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Canisius College 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.
Canisius College 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 Canisius.
Out of the 715 degree seeking undergraduates new to Canisius College in 2016, 605 (about 85%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Canisius College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Both the on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) graduation rate of 59.7% and the overall rate of 69.9% rank Canisius College among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Canisius College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 58.9%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 11.0% higher. That means Canisius College 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.
30.1% of students at Canisius College failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
The following table lists the reasons why students at Canisius College did not graduate within three or six years depending on the degree type.
|Reason||% of Overall Class|
- How many people drop out of college?