Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Citadel Military College of South Carolina, 586 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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What Retention and Graduation Rates Mean to You
Retention Rates can be used to estimate if you'll stay at The Citadel 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 Citadel Military College of South Carolina
With 86.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Citadel Military College of South Carolina 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.
The Citadel 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 The Citadel.
Out of the 705 degree seeking undergraduates new to Citadel Military College of South Carolina in 2016, 602 (about 85%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Citadel Military College of South Carolina about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Citadel Military College of South Carolina 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 58.2% and 67.4% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Citadel Military College of South Carolina we would expect an overall graduation rate of 58.3%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 9.1% higher. That means Citadel Military College of South Carolina is performing above 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.
32.6% of students at Citadel Military College of South Carolina failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?