How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Dallas Baptist University, 350 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Dallas Baptist University's 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 DBU's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
What are Dallas Baptist University's Retention Rates Like?
With 72.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Dallas Baptist University 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 at DBU
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at DBU.
Out of the 754 degree seeking undergraduates new to Dallas Baptist University in 2016, 496 (about 66%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Dallas Baptist University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Dallas Baptist University 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 44.6% and 57.7% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Dallas Baptist University we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 55.8%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Dallas Baptist University 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.
42.3% of students at Dallas Baptist University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
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