Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2019-2020, 1,522 students out of 3,211 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at Liberty University. By gender, 657 male and 865 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period. Its graduation rate is lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (60.72% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Doctoral/Research University).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total3,2111,52247.40%
Men1,41265746.53%
Women1,79986548.08%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 40.91%, rate of Asian students is 76.47%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 16.87%, rate of Hispanic students is 12.22%, rate of White students is 57.35%, rate of Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 40.00%, rate of Two or More Race students is 40.96%, and rate of Unknown students is 44.23% at Liberty University.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native40.91%(9/22) 28.57%(2/7) 46.67%(7/15)
Asian76.47%(26/34) 81.82%(9/11) 73.91%(17/23)
Black (Non-Hispanic)16.87%(69/409) 13.54%(26/192) 19.82%(43/217)
Hispanic12.22%(22/180) 8.45%(6/71) 14.68%(16/109)
White57.35%(1,053/1,836) 57.28%(468/817) 57.41%(585/1,019)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander40.00%(2/5) - 50.00%(2/4)
Two or More Race40.96%(34/83) 32.26%(10/31) 46.15%(24/52)
Unknown44.23%(234/529) 46.26%(105/227) 42.72%(129/302)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 905 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 435 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 1,087 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 Liberty University, the transfer-out rate is 15.57%. Its transfer-out rate is lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (21.88% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Doctoral/Research University).
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 Liberty University, the retention rate is 82% for full-time students and 41 % for part-time students last year. Its retention rate is around the average rate when comparing similar colleges (78.25% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Doctoral/Research University).
Retention Rates at Liberty 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 Liberty University, 73 of 113 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 64.60%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate


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