How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Central State University, 702 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Central State 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 Central State University's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Central State University Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
You have to make it past freshman year in order to graduate. With only 54.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Central State 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.
Will You Graduate From Central State University On Time?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Central State University.
Out of the 668 degree seeking undergraduates new to Central State University in 2016, 510 (about 76%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Central State University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 6.0% of first-time/full-time students graduate from Central State University on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 19.0% graduate at all, ranking this school among the worst in the country in both categories.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Central State University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 25.2%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 6.3% lower than that. Therefore, Central State University is performing below average at graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
81.0% of students at Central State University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?