Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Cedar Crest College, 195 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
Below You'll Find:
What Retention and Graduation Rates Mean to You
Retention Rates can be used to estimate if you'll stay at Cedar Crest and for how long. An on-time graduation rate is considered to be two or four years, unlike the "overall" graduation rate that can vary four to six years, depending on the degree.
Pay attention to the on-time graduation rates if you're planning on completing your degree in four years. They can also be used to understand exactly how much you'll be paying for college, as prolonging a graduation means paying more for your degree.
Retention Rates at Cedar Crest College
With 79.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Cedar Crest 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.
Cedar Crest 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 Cedar Crest.
Out of the 394 degree seeking undergraduates new to Cedar Crest College in 2016, 179 (about 45%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Cedar Crest 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 Cedar Crest College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Cedar Crest College performs above average at graduating its first-time/full-time students on all fronts, posting an on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) and overall graduation rate of 43.1% and 58.5% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Cedar Crest College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 44.6%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 13.9% higher. Therefore, Cedar Crest College is among the highest performing schools nationwide in graduating students when their anticipated academic achievement is factored in.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
41.5% of students at Cedar Crest College failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?