Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2019-2020, 1,349 students out of 1,424 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at University of Chicago. By gender, 736 male and 613 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period. Its graduation rate is around the average rate when comparing similar colleges (91.76% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total1,4241,34994.73%
Men78173694.24%
Women64361395.33%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 100.00%, rate of Asian students is 96.72%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 94.44%, rate of Hispanic students is 90.20%, rate of White students is 94.84%, rate of Two or More Race students is 93.33%, and rate of Unknown students is 95.16% at University of Chicago.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native100.00%(3/3) 100.00%(1/1) 100.00%(2/2)
Asian96.72%(295/305) 96.64%(144/149) 96.79%(151/156)
Black (Non-Hispanic)94.44%(68/72) 94.12%(32/34) 94.74%(36/38)
Hispanic90.20%(138/153) 89.25%(83/93) 91.67%(55/60)
White94.84%(607/640) 95.00%(342/360) 94.64%(265/280)
Two or More Race93.33%(56/60) 92.00%(23/25) 94.29%(33/35)
Unknown95.16%(59/62) 94.12%(32/34) 96.43%(27/28)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 1,279 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 50 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 1,299 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 University of Chicago, the transfer-out rate is 1.05%. Its transfer-out rate is much lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (5.29% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very 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 University of Chicago, the retention rate is 99% last year. Its retention rate is around the average rate when comparing similar colleges (96.32% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).
Retention Rates at University of Chicago

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 University of Chicago, 123 of 129 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 95.35%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate


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