Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Concordia University - Saint Paul, 183 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 Concordia University - Saint Paul 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.
Concordia University - Saint Paul Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
In order to graduate you have to make it past freshman year. With only 70.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Concordia University - Saint Paul 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.
Concordia University - Saint Paul 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 Concordia University - Saint Paul.
Out of the 804 degree seeking undergraduates new to Concordia University - Saint Paul in 2016, 229 (about 28%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Concordia University - Saint Paul 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 Concordia University - Saint Paul about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Concordia University - Saint Paul performs on average when it comes to the 30.6% 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 46.4%.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Concordia University - Saint Paul we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 44.4%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Concordia University - Saint Paul 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.
53.6% of students at Concordia University - Saint Paul failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?