Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Dominican University, 405 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
Below You'll Find:
What Retention and Graduation Rates Mean to You
Retention Rates can be used to estimate if you'll stay at Dominican U 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.
How Many Freshman Return to Dominican University for Their Sophomore Year?
With 79.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Dominican University has freshman retention rates above 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.
Dominican U Graduation Rates for Full-Time Students
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Dominican U.
Out of the 648 degree seeking undergraduates new to Dominican University in 2016, 483 (about 75%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Dominican University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Dominican 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 47.6% and 59.3% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Dominican University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 44.6%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 14.6% higher. Therefore, Dominican University is among the highest performing schools nationwide in graduating students when their anticipated academic achievement is factored in.
Most of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads End Up Transferring
40.7% of students at Dominican University 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?