How Many CSB Students Graduate on Time or at All?
Find out how many of CSB's 551 students stuck around until graduation.
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Understanding Graduation and Retention Rates
Why is it important to know college retention rates and graduation rates? And how do CSB graduation and retention rates compare to the average school? Retention rates have to do with the number of students that return to College of Saint Benedict after their freshman year. There are two different types of graduation rates, on-time graduation rates and "overall" graduation rates.
While on-time graduation rates refer to the number of years it will optimally take to complete a degree (ie., four years for a bachelor's degree), "overall" graduation rates are on a scale of six years and are most frequently advertised by colleges and universities. If you're planning on graduating in four years, pay attention to CSB's on-time graduation rates. Graduation rates can also give a better understanding of how much you'll be paying for college in the long run.
How Many Freshman Return to CSB for Their Sophomore Year?
With 91.0% of students staying on for a second year, College of Saint Benedict 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 College of Saint Benedict
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at CSB.
Out of the 504 degree seeking undergraduates new to College of Saint Benedict in 2016, 481 (about 95%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask College of Saint Benedict 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 76.8% and the overall rate of 84.8% rank College of Saint Benedict among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend College of Saint Benedict we would expect an overall graduation rate of 61.1%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 23.6% higher. Therefore, College of Saint Benedict is among the highest performing schools nationwide in graduating students when their anticipated academic achievement is factored in.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
15.2% of students at College of Saint Benedict 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 College of Saint Benedict did not graduate within three or six years depending on the degree type.
|Reason||% of Overall Class|
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