## Why are Retention and Graduation Rates Important?

Make an informed decision about your education by understanding how retention and graduation rates impact you. First year retention rates let you know how many students come back for their sophomore year. Graduation rates tell you how long it takes to complete a degree at Careers Unlimited. Remember, every extra semester it takes to graduate will increase the cost of your degree.

### On This Page You'll Find:

- What These Rates Have To Do With You
- First to Second Year Retention Rate at Careers Unlimited
- Graduation Rates at Careers Unlimited

## The First Year Retention Rates at Careers Unlimited Could Not Be Determined

We were not able to determine the freshman retention rate at Careers Unlimited.

Nationwide, the average first year to second year retention rate is 71.0%. When looking at just colleges and universities in Utah, the average is 69.0%.

### Any Questions?

- 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.

## Overall, 100.0% of Careers Unlimited Undergrads Finish Within Six Years

At Careers Unlimited, there were 60 bachelors degree candidates in the class of 2012. By 2014, six years after beginning their degree, 100.0% of these students had graduated. After an additional two years, 100.0% of this class eventually completed their degree.

We consider the "on-time" graduation rate for a bachelor's degree to be four years, but colleges typically report their graduation rates after six or even eight years.

This implies that 0.0% did not graduate within eight years. Of these 1 students, 0 were still working towards their degree, 0 had transferred to a different institution, and Careers Unlimited lost contact with the remaining 0 whom we assume dropped out.

### Some Students Take More Time to Graduate

First-time, full-time students under the age of 25 are much more likely to graduate in four years (on-time). Some schools cater mostly to traditional students while others cater to “non-traditional” students who may be attending part time and thus are likely to take longer to graduate.

Comparing the graduation rates of specific cohorts shown below will be more revealing than the overall statistics shared above.

## First-Time / Full-time Students at Careers Unlimited Represent 0.0% of the Class of 2012 and 0.0% of all Their Bachelor's Degree Graduations.

None of the students in Careers Unlimited's class of 2012 were classified as as a "first-time" student attending classes "full-time".

Nationwide, the average graduation rate for **first-time** undergraduates attending classes **full-time** is:
32.8% after four years,
47.6% after six years, and
49.2% after eight years.

## First-Time / Part-time Students at Careers Unlimited Represent 0.0% of the Class of 2012 and 0.0% of all Their Bachelor's Degree Graduations.

None of the students in Careers Unlimited's class of 2012 were classified as
as a "**first-time**" student attending classes "**part-time**".

Nationwide, the average graduation rate for **first-time** undergraduates attending classes **part-time** is:
22.2% after six years and
24.5% after eight years.

## Returning / Full-time Students at Careers Unlimited Represent 100.0% of the Class of 2012 and 100.0% of all Their Bachelor's Degree Graduations.

With a six year graduation rate of 100.0%,
**returning** students in the Careers Unlimited class of 2012 who attended classes
**full-time** were among the most likely in the nation to graduate in a reasonable time.
After eight years, the graduation rate was 100.0%.

Nationwide, the average graduation rate for **returning** undergraduates attending classes **full-time** is:
55.0% after six years and
56.2% after eight years.

### Nationwide Rankings for Returning / Full-time Graduation Rates at Careers Unlimited

### 0.0% of the Returning / Full-time Class of 2012 had not Completed Their Degree by 2016

Of these 0 students, 0 were still working towards their degree, 0 had transferred to a different institution, and Careers Unlimited lost contact with the remaining 0 whom we assume dropped out.

## Returning / Part-time Students at Careers Unlimited Represent 0.0% of the Class of 2012 and 0.0% of all Their Bachelor's Degree Graduations.

None of the students in Careers Unlimited's class of 2012 were classified as
as a "**returning**" student attending classes "**part-time**".

Nationwide, the average graduation rate for **returning** undergraduates attending classes **part-time** is:
36.8% after six years and
38.6% after eight years.