Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2019-2020, 119 students out of 386 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at West Virginia State University. By gender, 59 male and 60 female students graduated the school last year completing their jobs in the period. Its graduation rate is much lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (56.00% in average - Public Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total38611930.83%
Men2035929.06%
Women1836032.79%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 11.11%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 19.35%, rate of Hispanic students is 27.59%, rate of White students is 31.78%, rate of Two or More Race students is 45.00%, and rate of Unknown students is 22.22% at West Virginia State University.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native11.11%(1/9) - 16.67%(1/6)
Black (Non-Hispanic)19.35%(12/62) 15.38%(6/39) 26.09%(6/23)
Hispanic27.59%(8/29) 23.08%(3/13) 31.25%(5/16)
White31.78%(68/214) 28.85%(30/104) 34.55%(38/110)
Two or More Race45.00%(27/60) 51.35%(19/37) 34.78%(8/23)
Unknown22.22%(2/9) 16.67%(1/6) 33.33%(1/3)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 57 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 51 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 68 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 West Virginia State University, the transfer-out rate is 14.51%. 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 West Virginia State University, the retention rate is 55% for full-time students and 22 % for part-time students last year. Its retention rate is lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (73.50% in average - Public Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).
Retention Rates at West Virginia State 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 West Virginia State University, 1 of 3 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 33.33%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate

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