Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2020-2021, 59 students out of 135 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at Philander Smith College. By gender, 22 male and 37 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period. Its graduation rate is much lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (68.86% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total1355943.70%
Men412253.66%
Women943739.36%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of Asian students is 100.00%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 40.50%, rate of Hispanic students is 0.00%, rate of White students is 0.00%, and rate of Two or More Race students is 100.00% at Philander Smith College.
TotalMaleFemale
Asian100.00%(1/1) - 100.00%(1/1)
Black (Non-Hispanic)40.50%(49/121) 45.16%(14/31) 38.89%(35/90)
Hispanic0.00%(-/1) - -
White0.00%(-/2) - -
Two or More Race100.00%(1/1) - 100.00%(1/1)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 47 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 9 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 50 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 Philander Smith College, the transfer-out rate is 28.89%. Its transfer-out rate is much higher than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (18.84% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).
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 Philander Smith College, the retention rate is 69% for full-time students and 50 % for part-time students last year. Its retention rate is relatively lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (80.61% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).
Retention Rates at Philander Smith College

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 Philander Smith College, 8 of 9 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 88.89%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate

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