Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 1,628 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 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice 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.
Retention Rates at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice
With 78.0% of students making it past their freshman year, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice has freshman retention rates similar to 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 for CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice: Do They Meet Your Standards?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Out of the 3,260 degree seeking undergraduates new to CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2016, 1,479 (about 45%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice 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 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 19.1% of first-time/full-time students graduate from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 41.0% graduate at all, ranking this school below average in both categories when compared nationally.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 42.5%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is performing on average when the previous academic achievement of students is factored in.
- Low graduation rates may signal a college where a lot of students plan on transferring after a year or two. Is that the case here?
Most of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads End Up Transferring
59.0% of students at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice 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?