Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2021-2022, 869 students out of 1,055 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at Fairfield University. By gender, 334 male and 535 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period. Its graduation rate is much higher than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (59.16% in average - private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (larger programs)).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total1,05586982.37%
Men39533484.56%
Women66053581.06%
Fairfield University graduate rate

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of Asian students is 73.68%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 78.26%, rate of Hispanic students is 79.55%, rate of White students is 83.84%, rate of Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 100.00%, rate of Two or More Race students is 66.67%, and rate of Unknown students is 80.00% at Fairfield University.
TotalMaleFemale
Asian73.68%(14/19) 66.67%(2/3) 75.00%(12/16)
Black (Non-Hispanic)78.26%(18/23) 90.00%(9/10) 69.23%(9/13)
Hispanic79.55%(70/88) 83.87%(26/31) 77.19%(44/57)
White83.84%(711/848) 85.03%(267/314) 83.15%(444/534)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander100.00%(1/1) - 100.00%(1/1)
Two or More Race66.67%(12/18) 62.50%(5/8) 70.00%(7/10)
Unknown80.00%(24/30) 93.33%(14/15) 66.67%(10/15)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity
Fairfield University graduate rate by race

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 843 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 20 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 849 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 Fairfield University, the transfer-out rate is 14.50%. Its transfer-out rate is relatively lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (17.90% in average - private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (larger programs)).
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 Fairfield University, the retention rate is 92% for full-time students and 33 % for part-time students last year. Its retention rate is much higher than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (75.63% in average - private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (larger programs)).
Retention Rates at Fairfield University

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 Fairfield University, 19 of 28 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 67.86%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate


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