How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Drury University, 553 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Drury 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 Drury University's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Retention Rates at Drury University
With 84.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Drury 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 Drury University
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Drury University.
Out of the 799 degree seeking undergraduates new to Drury University in 2016, 375 (about 47%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Drury University may reflect other priorities such as providing education for "returning" or "part-time" students. The following data should be discounted accordingly.
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Drury University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
With rates of 29.7% and 56.2% for on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) graduations and overall graduation rates, respectively, Drury University does an average job of graduating its first-time/full-time students on time and an above average job at graduating them overall.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Drury University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 62.8%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 6.6% lower than that. Therefore, Drury 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.
43.8% of students at Drury 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?