Cornell University

Graduation, Retention, Transfer-Out Rates

At Cornell University, the graduation rate is 93 % (2013-2014), the retention rate is 97 % (2014-2015). Next tables and charts describes graduation/retention rate by race, attending type, and more.
2,919 students out of 3,132 candidates were completed their courses within 150% normal time at Cornell University. By gender, 1,437 male and 1,482 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period.
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total3,1322,91993.20%
Men1,5591,43792.17%
Women1,5731,48294.21%

2,718 students completed their course in 4 years and 155 finished in 5 years. And additional 2,764 students graduated within 6 years.

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation rates of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 90.91%, Asian students is 96.05%, Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 87.86%, Hispanic students is 87.55%, White students is 94.45%, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 100.00%, Two or More Race students is 96.59%, and Unknown students is 93.70% 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, 247 of 284 non-resident alien students completed their courses and the graduation rate was 86.97%.

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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