Cornell University

Graduation, Retention, Transfer-Out Rates

At Cornell University, the graduation rate is 93 %, the retention rate is 97 % as of August 31, 2015. Next tables and charts describes graduation/retention rate by race, attending type, and more.
2,967 students out of 3,174 candidates were completed their courses within 150% normal time at Cornell University. By gender, 1,450 male and 1,517 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period.
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total3,1742,96793.48%
Men1,5771,45091.95%
Women1,5971,51794.99%

2,742 students completed their course in 4 years and 171 finished in 5 years. And additional 2,796 students graduated within 6 years.

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation rates of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 70.00%, Asian students is 94.71%, Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 86.43%, Hispanic students is 90.77%, White students is 95.79%, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 100.00%, Two or More Race students is 90.63%, and Unknown students is 91.48% at Cornell University.

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 Cornell University, 282 of 310 non-resident alien students completed their courses and the graduation rate was 90.97%.

Retention Rate

By definition, retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At Cornell University, the retention rate is 97% (2014-2015 Academic Year).
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