How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Davis & Elkins College, 197 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Davis & Elkins 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 D&E's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
D&E Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
In order to graduate you have to make it past freshman year. With only 65.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Davis & Elkins College 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.
Graduation Rates at D&E
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at D&E.
Out of the 252 degree seeking undergraduates new to Davis & Elkins College in 2016, 210 (about 83%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Davis & Elkins College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Davis & Elkins College performs on average when it comes to the 30.5% of first-time/full-time students they graduate on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and performs at a similarly average rate when it comes to their overall graduation rate of 44.7%.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Davis & Elkins College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 38.4%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 6.2% higher. That means Davis & Elkins College is performing above average at graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
55.3% of students at Davis & Elkins College failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?