How Many Students Make it to Graduation Day?
At Eastern Oregon University, 436 undergraduates were scheduled to complete their degree in 2016. Did they? Let's find out...
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How are Eastern Oregon 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 Eastern Oregon University's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Eastern Oregon University Retention Rates: Are They Too Low?
You have to make it past freshman year in order to graduate. With only 57.0% of students staying on to become sophomores, Eastern Oregon University has among the worst freshman retention rates in the country.
- 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.
- Low retention rates may signal a college where a lot of students plan on transferring after a year or two. Is that the case here?
Will You Graduate From Eastern Oregon University On Time?
The following information is based upon data for students who were "First-Time/Full-Time Undergraduate Degree Seekers" at Eastern Oregon University.
Out of the 815 degree seeking undergraduates new to Eastern Oregon University in 2016, 311 (about 38%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Eastern Oregon 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 Eastern Oregon University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 13.3% of first-time/full-time students graduate from Eastern Oregon University on time (two or four years depending on the degree) and only 26.4% graduate at all, ranking this school among the worst in the country in both categories.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Eastern Oregon University we would expect an overall graduation rate of 40.9%. With an actual rate that is 14.5% lower than expected, Eastern Oregon University is among the worst performing schools nationally when it comes to graduating students based upon those students' anticipated academic achievement in college.
- Low graduation rates may signal a college where a lot of students plan on transferring after a year or two. Is that the case here?
Mixed Reasons for First-Time/Full-Time Students Not Graduating
73.6% of students at Eastern Oregon University failed to graduate within 150% of the expected time.
- How many people drop out of college?