How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Centenary College, 270 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Centenary College'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 Centenary College of New Jersey's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
How Many Freshman Return to Centenary College for Their Sophomore Year?
With 78.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Centenary College 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 Centenary College of New Jersey
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Centenary College of New Jersey.
Out of the 327 degree seeking undergraduates new to Centenary College in 2016, 225 (about 69%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Centenary College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Centenary 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 57.8% and 58.5% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Centenary College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 42.1%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 16.4% higher. Therefore, Centenary 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 Centenary 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 Centenary College did not graduate within three or six years depending on the degree type.
|Reason||% of Overall Class|
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