Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Concordia University - Texas, 225 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 - Texas 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 - Texas 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, Concordia University - Texas 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.
- Low retention rates may signal a college where a lot of students plan on transferring after a year or two. Is that the case here?
Graduation Rates for Concordia University - Texas: Do They Meet Your Standards?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Concordia University - Texas.
Out of the 604 degree seeking undergraduates new to Concordia University - Texas in 2016, 254 (about 42%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Concordia University - Texas 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 - Texas about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
While Concordia University - Texas performs on average when it comes to the 25.8% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree), their overall graduation rate of 42.2% is below the national average.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Concordia University - Texas we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 45.3%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Concordia University - Texas is performing on average when the previous academic achievement of students is factored in.
Most of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads End Up Transferring
57.8% of students at Concordia University - Texas failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they transferred to another school.
- How many people drop out of college?