Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2021-2022, 2,640 students out of 2,939 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at Northeastern University. By gender, 1,330 male and 1,310 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 (92.21% in average - private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total2,9392,64089.83%
Men1,5161,33087.73%
Women1,4231,31092.06%
Northeastern University graduate rate

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 100.00%, rate of Asian students is 93.74%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 83.33%, rate of Hispanic students is 88.84%, rate of White students is 91.40%, rate of Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 100.00%, rate of Two or More Race students is 89.76%, and rate of Unknown students is 87.50% at Northeastern University.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native100.00%(1/1) - 100.00%(1/1)
Asian93.74%(404/431) 93.16%(177/190) 94.19%(227/241)
Black (Non-Hispanic)83.33%(90/108) 75.56%(34/45) 88.89%(56/63)
Hispanic88.84%(207/233) 85.83%(103/120) 92.04%(104/113)
White91.40%(1,307/1,430) 88.87%(703/791) 94.52%(604/639)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander100.00%(2/2) - 100.00%(2/2)
Two or More Race89.76%(114/127) 91.38%(53/58) 88.41%(61/69)
Unknown87.50%(91/104) 87.23%(41/47) 87.72%(50/57)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity
Northeastern University graduate rate by race

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 Northeastern University, the transfer-out rate is 6.06%. Its transfer-out rate is relatively higher than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (5.50% 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 Northeastern University, the retention rate is 97% last year. Its retention rate is relatively higher than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (92.00% in average - private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).
Retention Rates at Northeastern 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 Northeastern University, 424 of 503 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 84.29%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate


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