Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2020-2021, 1,381 students out of 2,106 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at College of Charleston. By gender, 419 male and 962 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 (51.70% in average - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total2,1061,38165.57%
Men68541961.17%
Women1,42196267.70%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 50.00%, rate of Asian students is 59.57%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 67.19%, rate of Hispanic students is 60.61%, rate of White students is 65.87%, rate of Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 100.00%, rate of Two or More Race students is 56.00%, and rate of Unknown students is 94.12% at College of Charleston.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native50.00%(2/4) 100.00%(1/1) 33.33%(1/3)
Asian59.57%(28/47) 62.50%(10/16) 58.06%(18/31)
Black (Non-Hispanic)67.19%(86/128) 61.11%(22/36) 69.57%(64/92)
Hispanic60.61%(60/99) 47.22%(17/36) 68.25%(43/63)
White65.87%(1,129/1,714) 61.06%(345/565) 68.23%(784/1,149)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander100.00%(3/3) 100.00%(1/1) 100.00%(2/2)
Two or More Race56.00%(42/75) 80.00%(16/20) 47.27%(26/55)
Unknown94.12%(16/17) 75.00%(3/4) 100.00%(13/13)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 1,199 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 155 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 1,226 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 College of Charleston, the transfer-out rate is 26.12%. Its transfer-out rate is relatively higher than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (24.08% in average - Public 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 College of Charleston, the retention rate is 79% for full-time students and 50 % for part-time students last year. Its retention rate is relatively higher than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (73.99% in average - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).
Retention Rates at College of Charleston

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 College of Charleston, 15 of 19 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 78.95%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate


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