Graduation and Retention Rates: Find Out if Anyone Sticks Around
At Eastern Nazarene College, 173 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
Below You'll Find:
What Retention and Graduation Rates Mean to You
Retention Rates can be used to estimate if you'll stay at ENC and for how long. An on-time graduation rate is considered to be two or four years, unlike the "overall" graduation rate that can vary four to six years, depending on the degree.
Pay attention to the on-time graduation rates if you're planning on completing your degree in four years. They can also be used to understand exactly how much you'll be paying for college, as prolonging a graduation means paying more for your degree.
ENC Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
In order to graduate you have to make it past freshman year. With only 64.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Eastern Nazarene College has freshman retention rates below 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.
ENC Graduation Rates for Full-Time Students
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at ENC.
Out of the 206 degree seeking undergraduates new to Eastern Nazarene College in 2016, 120 (about 58%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of ENC 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 Eastern Nazarene College about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Eastern Nazarene 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 37.6% and 65.9% respectively.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Eastern Nazarene College we would expect an overall graduation rate of 43.5%. However, students are graduating at a rate that is 22.4% higher. Therefore, Eastern Nazarene College is among the highest performing schools nationwide in graduating students when their anticipated academic achievement is factored in.
The Majority of First-Time/Full-Time Non-Grads at This School Dropped Out.
34.1% of students at Eastern Nazarene 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?