How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Colorado State University - Fort Collins, 4,274 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Colorado State University - Fort Collins' 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 Colorado State's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
How Many Freshman Return to Colorado State University - Fort Collins for Their Sophomore Year?
With 87.0% of students staying on for a second year, Colorado State University - Fort Collins 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 Colorado State
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Colorado State.
Out of the 6,428 degree seeking undergraduates new to Colorado State University - Fort Collins in 2016, 4,622 (about 72%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Colorado State University - Fort Collins about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Colorado State University - Fort Collins performs above average at graduating its first-time/full-time students on all fronts, posting an on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) and overall graduation rate of 40.5% and 66.6% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Colorado State University - Fort Collins we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 67.3%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Colorado State University - Fort Collins 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.
33.4% of students at Colorado State University - Fort Collins failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?