## 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 Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. 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 Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
- Graduation Rates at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

## The First Year Retention Rates at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Could Not Be Determined

We were not able to determine the freshman retention rate at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science.

Nationwide, the average first year to second year retention rate is 71.0%. When looking at just colleges and universities in Ohio, the average is 67.0%.

### 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 Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Undergrads Finish Within Six Years

At Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, there were 55 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 Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science 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 Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Represent 27.3% of the Class of 2012 and 27.3% of all Their Bachelor's Degree Graduations.

With a four year graduation rate of N/A,
**first time** students in the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science class of 2012 who attended classes
**full-time**
After six years, the graduation rate was 100.0%
and by 2016, 100.0%
of this class had completed their degree.

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.

### Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science is Graduating Students Faster Than we Expected

Studies have shown that high-achieving students are more likely to complete their degree on time.
Given the academic preparedness of the **first time / full-time** students accepted to Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, we expected
that after six years about 52.5% of them would have
completed their undergraduate degree.

### Nationwide Rankings for First Time / Full-time Graduation Rates at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

### 0.0% of the Fist-time / 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 Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science lost contact with the remaining 0 whom we assume dropped out.

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

None of the students in Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science'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 Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science Represent 72.7% of the Class of 2012 and 72.7% of all Their Bachelor's Degree Graduations.

With a six year graduation rate of 100.0%,
**returning** students in the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science 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 Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science

### 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 Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science lost contact with the remaining 0 whom we assume dropped out.

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

None of the students in Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science'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.

### Additional Considerations

- How many people drop out of college?