Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2020-2021, 326 students out of 742 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at Francis Marion University. By gender, 91 male and 235 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 (45.12% in average - Public Master's College and University (smaller programs)).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total74232643.94%
Men2309139.57%
Women51223545.90%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 66.67%, rate of Asian students is 50.00%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 39.08%, rate of Hispanic students is 20.00%, rate of White students is 49.16%, rate of Two or More Race students is 40.00%, and rate of Unknown students is 66.67% at Francis Marion University.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native66.67%(2/3) 100.00%(1/1) 50.00%(1/2)
Asian50.00%(4/8) 25.00%(1/4) 75.00%(3/4)
Black (Non-Hispanic)39.08%(136/348) 31.17%(24/77) 41.33%(112/271)
Hispanic20.00%(2/10) 33.33%(1/3) 14.29%(1/7)
White49.16%(176/358) 45.26%(62/137) 51.58%(114/221)
Two or More Race40.00%(2/5) - 66.67%(2/3)
Unknown66.67%(2/3) - 66.67%(2/3)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 151 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 127 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 199 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 Francis Marion University, the transfer-out rate is 12.80%. Its transfer-out rate is much lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (26.81% in average - Public Master's College and University (smaller 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 Francis Marion University, the retention rate is 67% last year. Its retention rate is relatively lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (71.00% in average - Public Master's College and University (smaller programs)).
Retention Rates at Francis Marion 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 Francis Marion University, 2 of 7 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 28.57%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate

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