Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Mount St. Joseph University, 357 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 College of Mount Saint Joseph 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.
College of Mount Saint Joseph Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
In order to graduate you have to make it past freshman year. With only 71.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Mount St. Joseph University has freshman retention rates below 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.
College of Mount Saint Joseph 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 College of Mount Saint Joseph.
Out of the 409 degree seeking undergraduates new to Mount St. Joseph University in 2016, 325 (about 79%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Mount St. Joseph University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Mount St. Joseph University performs on average when it comes to the 29.7% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and performs at a similarly average rate when it comes to their overall graduation rate of 51.0%.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Mount St. Joseph University we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 49.9%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Mount St. Joseph University is performing on average when the previous academic achievement of students is factored in.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
49.0% of students at Mount St. Joseph University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
The following table lists the reasons why students at Mount St. Joseph University did not graduate within three or six years depending on the degree type.
|Reason||% of Overall Class|
- How many people drop out of college?