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City College - Gainesville Graduation Rate & Retention Rates

40% 4-Year Graduation Rate
34% 6-Year Graduation Rate

City College - Gainesville 2023 Graduation & Retention Report

Are students coming back to City College - Gainesville after their first year? Are City College - Gainesville students graduating in a timely manner? What happens to the students who don't graduate? Get all your questions answered here.

Below Average Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate applies to first-time / full-time students who come back for their second year.

With % students making it past their freshmen year, City College - Gainesville has freshmen retention rates similar to the national average.

Nationwide, the average first to second year retention rate is 70.57%.

When looking at just colleges and universities in Florida, the average is 70.38%.

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Nationwide 70.57%
Florida 70.38%
Low retention rates may be a signal that a lot of students plan on transferring after a year or two. Is that the case here?

City College - Gainesville Graduation Rates

34% 6-Year Graduation Rate
26.53% Transfer Rate
39.12% Dropout Rate

How many of the estimated 101 students in the class of 2015 completed their degree within eight years?

Four years after beginning their degree, 40% of those students had graduated. By 2017, six years after starting their degree, 34% of the students had graduated and after eight years 34% of this class completed their degree.

The official graduation rate of City College - Gainesville is 34%. This is the percentage of students who completed their degree within 150% of the published time. That means six years for a standard bachelor's degree program.

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City College - Gainesville Graduation Rates vs. National Average

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Completion Within Undergraduates Percentage
Four Years 0 %
Six Years 101 34%
Eight Years 0 0%
Did Not Complete 193 66%
The non-completers rate is anyone who is not still enrolled at the institution after eight years. Both transfer students and drop-outs could be included in this group.
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City College - Gainesville Drop Out Rate

Approximately 193 students or 66% of the cohort did not complete their degree within eight years.

What happened to the 193 students who did not complete their degree?

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Non-Completions Undergraduates Percentage
Still Enrolled 0 0.0%
Transferred 78 40.4%
Dropped Out 115 59.6%

City College - Gainesville Graduation Rates by Race/Ethnicity

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Race/Ethnicity Graduation Rate
Black / African-American 17%
Multi-Ethnic 67%
White 13%

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. Some schools cater to mostly traditional students while others cater to 'non-traditional' students. So called 'non-traditional' students include part-time students or those who may be returning after an absense. It is common for part-time and/or adult students to take longer to graduate.

Traditional Students:

First-time, full-time students under the age of 25.

Non-Traditional Students:

Any student that is not first-time, full-time, and under the age of 25.

The majority of students at City College - Gainesville are considered 'traditional students' who are first-time attending full-time.

Examining the graduation rates of the specific cohorts shown below may be more revealing than looking at the overall graduaton rates.

First-Time / Full-Time City College - Gainesville Graduation Rates

21% First-Time, Full-Time
40% 6-Year Grad Rate
Low Grad Rate

First-time / full-time students at City College - Gainesville represent 21% of the students in the class of 2015, and 24.75% of City College - Gainesville bachelor's degree graduations.

With a four-year graduation rate of 40%, first-time students in the City College - Gainesville class of 2015 who attended classes full-time were more likely than average to graduate on time.

After six years, the City College - Gainesville graduation rate was 40%, and by the eight year mark, 40% of the cohort had completed their degree.

Nationwide, the average graduation rate for first-time undergraduates attending classes full-time is 37.92% after four years, 46.43% after six years, and 47.82% after eight years.

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City College - Gainesville First-Time / Full-Time Graduation Rate vs. National Average

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First-Time / Full-Time Completions City College - Gainesville Nationwide
Four Years 40% 37.92%
Six Years 40% 46.43%
Eight Years 40% 47.82%

First-Time / Full-Time City College - Gainesville Drop Out Rates

38 first-time / full-time students or 60% did not complete their degree within eight years.

Of those who did not finish:

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First-Time / Full-Time Non-Completions Undergraduates Percentage
Still Enrolled 0 0.00%
Transferred 19 50.00%
Dropped Out 19 50.00%

First-Time / Part-Time Graduation Rates

39% First-Time, Part-Time
21% 6-Year Grad Rate
Low Grad Rate

First-time / part-time students at City College - Gainesville represent 39.12% of the students in the class of 2015.

With a six-year graduation rate of 21%, first-time, part-time students in the City College - Gainesville class of 2015 who attended classes full-time were less likely than average to graduate on time.

After eight years, the graduation rate was 21%.

Nationwide, the average graduation rate for first-time undergraduates attending classes part-time is: 14.37% after four years, 21.59% after six years, 23.72% after eight years.

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First-Time / Part-Time City College - Gainesville Graduation Rates vs. National Average

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First-Time / Part-Time Completions City College - Gainesville Nationwide
Four Years 21% 14.37%
Six Years 21% 21.59%
Eight Years 21% 23.72%

First-Time / Part-Time City College - Gainesville Drop Out Rates

91 first-time / part-time students or 79% did not complete their degree within eight years.

Of those who did not finish:

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First-Time / Part-Time Non-Completions Undergraduates Percentage
Still Enrolled 0 0.00%
Transferred 35 38.46%
Dropped Out 56 61.54%

Non First-Time / Full-Time Students

16% Returning, Full-Time
52% 6-Year Grad Rate
Average Grad Rate

46 City College - Gainesville students were classified as full-time / not first-time. This represents 15.65% of the students in the class of 2015.

Non first-time students could include transfer students or adults who have returned to school after an absense.

With a six year graduation rate of 52%, returning students in the class of 2015 and attended classes full-time had a graduation rate lower than the national average for students in this category.

After eight years, the graduation rate was 52%.

Nationwide, the average graduation rate for non first-time undergraduates attending classes full-time is: 49.57% after four years, 53.83% after six years, and 55.07% after eight years.

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City College - Gainesville Non First-Time / Full-Time Graduation Rate vs. National Average

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Returning / Full-Time Completions City College - Gainesville Nationwide
Four Years 0% 49.57%
Six Years 52% 53.83%
Eight Years 52% 55.07%

Non First-Time / Full-Time City College - Gainesville Drop Out Rates

22 non first-time / part-time students or 48% did not complete their degree within eight years.

Of those who did not finish:

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First-Time / Part-Time Non-Completions Undergraduates Percentage
Still Enrolled 0 0.00%
Transferred 9 40.91%
Dropped Out 13 59.09%

Non First-Time / Part-Time Graduation Rates

24% Returning, Part-Time
40% 6-Year Grad Rate
Good Grad Rate

70 City College - Gainesville students were classified as full-time / not first-time. This represents 23.81% of the students in the class of 2015.

With a six year graduation rate of 40%, returning students in the class of 2015 and attended classes full-time had a graduation rate higher than the national average.

After eight years, the graduation rate was 40%.

Nationwide, the average graduation rate for non first-time undergraduates attending classes part-time is: 36.03% after six years, 36.03% after eight years.

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City College - Gainesville Non First-Time / Part-Time Graduation Rate vs. National Average

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Returning / Part-Time Completions City College - Gainesville Nationwide
Four Years 0% 30.46%
Six Years 40% 36.03%
Eight Years 40% 37.80%

Non First-Time / Part-Time City College - Gainesville Drop Out Rates

42 non first-time / part-time students or 60% did not complete their degree within eight years.

Of those who did not finish:

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Returning / Part-Time Non-Completions Undergraduates Percentage
Still Enrolled 0 0.00%
Transferred 15 35.71%
Dropped Out 27 64.29%

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