University of California-Santa Cruz

Graduation, Retention, Transfer-Out Rates

At University of California-Santa Cruz, the graduation rate is 74 % (2013-2014), the retention rate is 89 % (2014-2015), the transfer-out rate is 8 % (2013-2014). Next tables and charts describes graduation/retention rate by race, attending type, and more.
2,946 students out of 3,809 candidates were completed their courses within 150% normal time at University of California-Santa Cruz. By gender, 1,335 male and 1,611 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period.
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total3,8092,94677.34%
Men1,7531,33576.16%
Women2,0561,61178.36%

2,097 students completed their course in 4 years and 735 finished in 5 years. And additional 2,211 students graduated within 6 years.

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation rates of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 71.43%, Asian students is 79.77%, Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 73.27%, Hispanic students is 71.49%, White students is 78.67%, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 76.92%, and Unknown students is 79.49% at University of California-Santa Cruz.

Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate

Non-resident alien student is not a US citizen and studies with student visa, such as F visa, in US. At University of California-Santa Cruz, 8 of 15 non-resident alien students completed their courses and the graduation rate was 53.33%.

Transfer-Out Rate

The transfer-out rate is calculated by dividing total number of students who are known to have transferred out of other institution within 150% of normal time to completion into total number of students. At University of California-Santa Cruz, the transfer-out rate is 8.00%.

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At University of California-Santa Cruz, the retention rate is 89% for full-time students and 14 % for part-time students (2014-2015 Academic Year).
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