How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Duquesne University, 1,259 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Duquesne 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 Duquesne's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
What are Duquesne University's Retention Rates Like?
With 85.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Duquesne 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 Duquesne
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Duquesne.
Out of the 1,711 degree seeking undergraduates new to Duquesne University in 2016, 1,418 (about 83%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Duquesne University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Both the on-time (two or four years depending on the degree) graduation rate of 62.5% and the overall rate of 71.8% rank Duquesne University among the best in the country.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Duquesne University we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 67.6%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Duquesne University 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.
28.2% of students at Duquesne 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?