Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2020-2021, 801 students out of 962 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at Fairfield University. By gender, 312 male and 489 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 (59.72% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (larger programs)).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total96280183.26%
Men37331283.65%
Women58948983.02%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of Asian students is 82.61%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 81.25%, rate of Hispanic students is 85.51%, rate of White students is 84.02%, rate of Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 100.00%, rate of Two or More Race students is 75.00%, and rate of Unknown students is 76.47% at Fairfield University.
TotalMaleFemale
Asian82.61%(19/23) 87.50%(7/8) 80.00%(12/15)
Black (Non-Hispanic)81.25%(13/16) 83.33%(5/6) 80.00%(8/10)
Hispanic85.51%(59/69) 75.00%(21/28) 92.68%(38/41)
White84.02%(610/726) 85.56%(243/284) 83.03%(367/442)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander100.00%(1/1) - 100.00%(1/1)
Two or More Race75.00%(12/16) 100.00%(5/5) 63.64%(7/11)
Unknown76.47%(65/85) 66.67%(20/30) 81.82%(45/55)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 769 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 26 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 775 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 14.66%. Its transfer-out rate is much lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (23.13% 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 90% last year. Its retention rate is higher than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (76.02% 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, 22 of 26 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 84.62%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate


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