How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Castleton University, 471 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Castleton 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 Castleton's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
How Many Freshman Return to Castleton University for Their Sophomore Year?
With 74.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Castleton University has freshman retention rates similar to 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 Castleton
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Castleton.
Out of the 572 degree seeking undergraduates new to Castleton University in 2016, 443 (about 77%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Castleton University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
While Castleton University performs above average when it comes to the 36.3% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree), their overall graduation rate of 50.3% ranks it similar to the average college.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Castleton University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 42.8%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 7.6% higher. That means Castleton University is performing above average at graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
Most of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads End Up Transferring
49.7% of students at Castleton University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they transferred to another school.
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