How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Dordt College, 345 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
Below You'll Find:
How are Dordt 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 Dordt's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Retention Rates at Dordt College
With 81.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Dordt College 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.
Graduation Rates at Dordt
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Dordt.
Out of the 395 degree seeking undergraduates new to Dordt College in 2016, 362 (about 92%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Dordt College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Dordt College 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 60.9% and 68.4% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Dordt College we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 66.3%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Dordt College 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.
31.6% of students at Dordt 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?