Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2020-2021, 1,104 students out of 2,075 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at University of Memphis. By gender, 430 male and 674 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period. Its graduation rate is relatively lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (57.93% in average - Public Research University (high research activity)).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total2,0751,10453.20%
Men86743049.60%
Women1,20867455.79%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 0.00%, rate of Asian students is 65.79%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 43.17%, rate of Hispanic students is 54.63%, rate of White students is 58.06%, rate of Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 50.00%, rate of Two or More Race students is 49.41%, and rate of Unknown students is 100.00% at University of Memphis.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native0.00%(-/5) - -
Asian65.79%(50/76) 50.00%(15/30) 76.09%(35/46)
Black (Non-Hispanic)43.17%(278/644) 37.12%(85/229) 46.51%(193/415)
Hispanic54.63%(59/108) 57.14%(32/56) 51.92%(27/52)
White58.06%(663/1,142) 54.47%(274/503) 60.88%(389/639)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander50.00%(1/2) 50.00%(1/2) -
Two or More Race49.41%(42/85) 48.78%(20/41) 50.00%(22/44)
Unknown100.00%(1/1) - 100.00%(1/1)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 589 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 398 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 706 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 Memphis, the transfer-out rate is 16.10%. Its transfer-out rate is lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (22.16% in average - Public Research University (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 Memphis, the retention rate is 76% for full-time students and 54 % for part-time students last year. Its retention rate is around the average rate when comparing similar colleges (78.45% in average - Public Research University (high research activity)).
Retention Rates at University of Memphis

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 Memphis, 10 of 12 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 83.33%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate


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