How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Dartmouth College, 1,093 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Dartmouth College'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 Dartmouth's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
What are Dartmouth College's Retention Rates Like?
With 96.0% of students staying on for a second year, Dartmouth College is one of the best in the country when it comes to freshman retention rates.
- 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 Dartmouth
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Dartmouth.
Out of the 1,129 degree seeking undergraduates new to Dartmouth College in 2016, 1,112 (about 98%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Dartmouth College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Both the on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) graduation rate of 85.9% and the overall rate of 94.1% rank Dartmouth College among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Dartmouth College we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 91.5%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Dartmouth College is performing on average when the previous academic achievement of students is factored in.
Most of the First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads Are Still Enrolled At The School
5.9% of students at Dartmouth College failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority are still enrolled at the college.
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