Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2019-2020, 2,199 students out of 4,408 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at Georgia Southern University. By gender, 918 male and 1,281 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period. Its graduation rate is relatively higher than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (47.32% in average - Public Doctoral/Research University).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total4,4082,19949.89%
Men2,11691843.38%
Women2,2921,28155.89%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 31.25%, rate of Asian students is 44.32%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 48.48%, rate of Hispanic students is 40.82%, rate of White students is 51.79%, rate of Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 50.00%, rate of Two or More Race students is 45.08%, and rate of Unknown students is 50.00% at Georgia Southern University.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native31.25%(5/16) 16.67%(1/6) 40.00%(4/10)
Asian44.32%(39/88) 35.85%(19/53) 57.14%(20/35)
Black (Non-Hispanic)48.48%(528/1,089) 38.78%(190/490) 56.43%(338/599)
Hispanic40.82%(100/245) 30.58%(37/121) 50.81%(63/124)
White51.79%(1,436/2,773) 46.48%(628/1,351) 56.82%(808/1,422)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander50.00%(1/2) - 100.00%(1/1)
Two or More Race45.08%(55/122) 44.90%(22/49) 45.21%(33/73)
Unknown50.00%(7/14) 37.50%(3/8) 66.67%(4/6)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 1,104 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 891 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 1,308 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 Georgia Southern University, the transfer-out rate is 33.12%. Its transfer-out rate is much higher than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (26.63% in average - Public Doctoral/Research University).
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 Georgia Southern University, the retention rate is 78% for full-time students and 44 % for part-time students last year. Its retention rate is relatively higher than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (72.92% in average - Public Doctoral/Research University).
Retention Rates at Georgia Southern 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 Georgia Southern University, 28 of 59 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 47.46%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate


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