Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2020-2021, 1,642 students out of 3,275 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at Florida Atlantic University. By gender, 656 male and 986 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period. Its graduation rate is relatively lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (57.93% in average - Public Research University (high research activity)).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total3,2751,64250.14%
Men1,43465645.75%
Women1,84198653.56%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 66.67%, rate of Asian students is 70.09%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 52.13%, rate of Hispanic students is 50.25%, rate of White students is 48.36%, rate of Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 20.00%, rate of Two or More Race students is 48.10%, and rate of Unknown students is 33.33% at Florida Atlantic University.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native66.67%(4/6) 66.67%(2/3) 66.67%(2/3)
Asian70.09%(82/117) 52.00%(26/50) 83.58%(56/67)
Black (Non-Hispanic)52.13%(281/539) 44.76%(94/210) 56.84%(187/329)
Hispanic50.25%(404/804) 45.65%(152/333) 53.50%(252/471)
White48.36%(765/1,582) 46.65%(348/746) 49.88%(417/836)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander20.00%(1/5) - 33.33%(1/3)
Two or More Race48.10%(76/158) 37.10%(23/62) 55.21%(53/96)
Unknown33.33%(10/30) 18.18%(2/11) 42.11%(8/19)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 902 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 563 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 1,079 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 Florida Atlantic University, the transfer-out rate is 36.58%. 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 Florida Atlantic University, the retention rate is 82% for full-time students and 78 % for part-time students last year. Its retention rate is around the average rate when comparing similar colleges (78.45% in average - Public Research University (high research activity)).
Retention Rates at Florida Atlantic 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 Florida Atlantic University, 19 of 34 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 55.88%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate


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