If Graduating is Important to You, You May Want to Take a Peek at This
Find out how many of Eastern Washington University's 1,459 students stuck around until graduation.
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How are Eastern Washington 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 Washington University's on-time graduation rate. This could save you money in the long run!
Retention Rates at Eastern Washington University
With 78.0% of students making it past their freshman year, Eastern Washington 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.
Eastern Washington University 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 Eastern Washington University.
Out of the 3,051 degree seeking undergraduates new to Eastern Washington University in 2016, 1,695 (about 56%) are considered first-time/full-time .
Given that the percentage of first-time full-time undergraduates is so low, the mission of Eastern Washington 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 Washington University about graduation rates for other more appropriate groups of students.
Only 20.4% of first-time/full-time students graduate from Eastern Washington University on time (two or four years depending on the degree), but 45.8% do eventually graduate. This ranks the school among the worst in the country at graduating first-time/full-time students on time, but on average when it comes to the overall graduation rate.
Based on the caliber of first-time/full-time students that attend Eastern Washington University we would have expected an overall graduation rate of 43.2%. This is on par with the actual rate at which the college graduates students and suggests that Eastern Washington 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.
54.2% of students at Eastern Washington 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?