Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2020-2021, 328 students out of 675 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at Shepherd University. By gender, 119 male and 209 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 (56.00% in average - Public Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total67532848.59%
Men29611940.20%
Women37920955.15%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 0.00%, rate of Asian students is 60.00%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 32.00%, rate of Hispanic students is 47.37%, rate of White students is 51.08%, rate of Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander students is 0.00%, rate of Two or More Race students is 50.00%, and rate of Unknown students is 40.00% at Shepherd University.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native0.00%(-/3) - -
Asian60.00%(9/15) 57.14%(4/7) 62.50%(5/8)
Black (Non-Hispanic)32.00%(24/75) 24.53%(13/53) 50.00%(11/22)
Hispanic47.37%(9/19) 50.00%(6/12) 42.86%(3/7)
White51.08%(283/554) 43.58%(95/218) 55.95%(188/336)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander0.00%(-/1) - -
Two or More Race50.00%(1/2) - 50.00%(1/2)
Unknown40.00%(2/5) 33.33%(1/3) 50.00%(1/2)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 210 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 96 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 232 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 Shepherd University, the transfer-out rate is 12.00%. Its transfer-out rate is much lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (26.38% in average - Public Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).
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 Shepherd University, the retention rate is 69% for full-time students and 50 % for part-time students last year. Its retention rate is relatively lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (73.50% in average - Public Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).
Retention Rates at Shepherd University

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