How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Drexel University, 2,268 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Drexel 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 Drexel's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
How Many Freshman Return to Drexel University for Their Sophomore Year?
With 84.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Drexel 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.
Graduation Rates at Drexel
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Drexel.
Out of the 3,885 degree seeking undergraduates new to Drexel University in 2016, 2,720 (about 70%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Drexel University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
You stand a good chance of graduating from this college, but not on time (two or four years depending on the degree). Drexel University has an overall graduation rate of 68.0%, which is above average when compared nationally, but only 22.8% of first-time/full-time students do so on time, which is among the worst.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Drexel University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 75.7%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 7.7% lower than that. Therefore, Drexel University is performing below 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.
32.0% of students at Drexel 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?