Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Cornish College of the Arts, 190 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 Cornish College of the Arts 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.
Cornish College of the Arts 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, Cornish College of the Arts 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.
Cornish College of the Arts 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 Cornish College of the Arts.
Out of the 249 degree seeking undergraduates new to Cornish College of the Arts in 2016, 179 (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 Cornish College of the Arts about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
While Cornish College of the Arts performs above average when it comes to the 48.4% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree), their overall graduation rate of 54.7% ranks it similar to the average college.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Cornish College of the Arts we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 50.6%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Cornish College of the Arts 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.
45.3% of students at Cornish College of the Arts failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?