If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
Of the undergraduates at Capella University that were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016, how many were able to do so on time? Let's find out...
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How are Capella 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 Capella University's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Capella University Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
You have to make it past freshman year in order to graduate. With only 0.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Capella University has among the worst freshman retention rates in the country.
- 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 for Capella University: Do They Meet Your Standards?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Capella University.
Out of the 667 degree seeking undergraduates new to Capella University in 2016, 4 (about 1%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Capella University 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 Capella University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 0.0% of first-time/full-time students graduate from Capella University on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 0.0% graduate at all, ranking this school among the worst in the country in both categories.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
100.0% of students at Capella University 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 Capella University did not graduate within three or six years depending on the degree type.
|Reason||% of Overall Class|
- How many people drop out of college?