Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2020-2021, 849 students out of 1,834 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at University of South Alabama. By gender, 330 male and 519 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period. Its graduation rate is lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (57.93% in average - Public Research University (high research activity)).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total1,83484946.29%
Men80433041.04%
Women1,03051950.39%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 20.00%, rate of Asian students is 56.86%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 36.09%, rate of Hispanic students is 48.15%, rate of White students is 49.39%, rate of Two or More Race students is 53.03%, and rate of Unknown students is 44.44% at University of South Alabama.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native20.00%(2/10) - 50.00%(2/4)
Asian56.86%(29/51) 52.38%(11/21) 60.00%(18/30)
Black (Non-Hispanic)36.09%(166/460) 33.01%(69/209) 38.65%(97/251)
Hispanic48.15%(26/54) 47.06%(8/17) 48.65%(18/37)
White49.39%(569/1,152) 43.20%(216/500) 54.14%(353/652)
Two or More Race53.03%(35/66) 57.14%(16/28) 50.00%(19/38)
Unknown44.44%(8/18) 33.33%(3/9) 55.56%(5/9)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 449 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 302 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 547 students graduated within 6 years (or 150% normal time).
Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

Transfer-out and Retention Rates

The transfer-out rate is calculated by dividing the total number of students who are known to have transferred out of other institutions within 150% of normal time to completion into the total number of students, At University of South Alabama, the transfer-out rate is 31.19%. Its transfer-out rate is much higher than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (22.16% in average - Public Research University (high research activity)).
Transfer-out and Retention Rates
By definition, the retention rate is the percentage of students who return to a college for their sophomore year. At University of South Alabama, the retention rate is 74% for full-time students and 47 % for part-time students last year. Its retention rate is relatively lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (78.45% in average - Public Research University (high research activity)).
Retention Rates at University of South Alabama

Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate

A non-resident alien student is not a US citizen/green card holder and studies with a student visa, such as an F visa, in the United States. At University of South Alabama, 14 of 23 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 60.87%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate


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