How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At College of Saint Elizabeth, 178 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are College of Saint Elizabeth'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 CSE's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
CSE 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, College of Saint Elizabeth 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.
Graduation Rates at CSE
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at CSE.
Out of the 203 degree seeking undergraduates new to College of Saint Elizabeth in 2016, 101 (about 50%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of CSE may reflect other priorities such as providing education for "returning" or "part-time" students. The following data should be discounted accordingly.
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask College of Saint Elizabeth about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
While College of Saint Elizabeth performs above average when it comes to the 37.6% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree), their overall graduation rate of 48.9% ranks it similar to the average college.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend College of Saint Elizabeth we would expect an overall graduation rate of 31.8%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 17.0% higher. Therefore, College of Saint Elizabeth 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.
51.1% of students at College of Saint Elizabeth failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?