Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2020-2021, 894 students out of 1,838 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at Marshall University. By gender, 355 male and 539 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 (51.98% in average - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total1,83889448.64%
Men77235545.98%
Women1,06653950.56%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 50.00%, rate of Asian students is 30.77%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 44.44%, rate of Hispanic students is 54.55%, rate of White students is 49.10%, rate of Two or More Race students is 44.44%, and rate of Unknown students is 36.84% at Marshall University.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native50.00%(1/2) - 100.00%(1/1)
Asian30.77%(4/13) 16.67%(1/6) 42.86%(3/7)
Black (Non-Hispanic)44.44%(56/126) 37.50%(27/72) 53.70%(29/54)
Hispanic54.55%(24/44) 64.71%(11/17) 48.15%(13/27)
White49.10%(766/1,560) 47.11%(302/641) 50.49%(464/919)
Two or More Race44.44%(28/63) 33.33%(7/21) 50.00%(21/42)
Unknown36.84%(7/19) 50.00%(4/8) 27.27%(3/11)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 497 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 290 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 604 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 Marshall University, the transfer-out rate is 23.45%. Its transfer-out rate is around the average rate when comparing similar colleges (24.13% 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 Marshall University, the retention rate is 72% for full-time students and 30 % for part-time students last year. Its retention rate is around the average rate when comparing similar colleges (74.31% in average - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).
Retention Rates at Marshall 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 Marshall University, 8 of 11 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 72.73%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate


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