How Many Eastern Mennonite Students Graduate on Time or at All?
Find out how many of Eastern Mennonite's 218 students stuck around until graduation.
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Understanding Graduation and Retention Rates
Why is it important to know college retention rates and graduation rates? And how do Eastern Mennonite graduation and retention rates compare to the average school? Retention rates have to do with the number of students that return to Eastern Mennonite University after their freshman year. There are two different types of graduation rates, on-time graduation rates and "overall" graduation rates.
While on-time graduation rates refer to the number of years it will optimally take to complete a degree (ie., four years for a bachelor's degree), "overall" graduation rates are on a scale of six years and are most frequently advertised by colleges and universities. If you're planning on graduating in four years, pay attention to Eastern Mennonite's on-time graduation rates. Graduation rates can also give a better understanding of how much you'll be paying for college in the long run.
Retention Rates at Eastern Mennonite
With 73.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Eastern Mennonite University has freshman retention rates similar to 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 Eastern Mennonite University
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Eastern Mennonite.
Out of the 418 degree seeking undergraduates new to Eastern Mennonite University in 2016, 254 (about 61%) are considered first-time/full-time .
If you are not a "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seeker" then you will want to ask Eastern Mennonite University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Eastern Mennonite 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 50.5% and 61.0% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Eastern Mennonite University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 49.3%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 11.7% higher. That means Eastern Mennonite University is performing above 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.
39.0% of students at Eastern Mennonite University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time. The majority did so because they dropped out.
The following table lists the reasons why students at Eastern Mennonite University did not graduate within three or six years depending on the degree type.
|Reason||% of Overall Class|
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