How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Delaware State University, 739 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Delaware State 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 Del State's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
How Many Freshman Return to Delaware State University for Their Sophomore Year?
With 72.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Delaware State 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.
Will You Graduate From Del State On Time?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Del State.
Out of the 1,106 degree seeking undergraduates new to Delaware State University in 2016, 887 (about 80%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Delaware State University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 22.3% of first-time/full-time students graduate from Delaware State University on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 41.9% 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 Delaware State University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 34.4%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 7.5% higher. That means Delaware State University 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.
58.1% of students at Delaware State University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
- How many people drop out of college?