How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Clark University, 548 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Clark 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 Clark's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Retention Rates at Clark University
With 87.0% of students staying on for a second year, Clark University is one of the best in the country when it comes to freshman retention rates.
- 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 Clark
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Clark.
Out of the 700 degree seeking undergraduates new to Clark University in 2016, 669 (about 96%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Clark University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Both the on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) graduation rate of 77.0% and the overall rate of 82.8% rank Clark University among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Clark University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 71.0%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 11.8% higher. That means Clark University 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.
17.2% of students at Clark 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?