Graduation Rates in Reasonable Completion Time

For the academic year 2020-2021, 135 students out of 253 candidates have completed their courses within 150% normal time (i.e. in 6 years for 4-years BS degree) at Wheeling University. By gender, 77 male and 58 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 (56.32% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (medium programs)).
CandidatesCompletersGraduation Rates
Total25313553.36%
Men1587748.73%
Women955861.05%

Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

The graduation rate of American Indian or Alaska Native students is 50.00%, rate of Asian students is 100.00%, rate of Black (Non-Hispanic) students is 45.00%, rate of Hispanic students is 75.00%, rate of White students is 54.15%, and rate of Unknown students is 23.08% at Wheeling University.
TotalMaleFemale
American Indian or Alaska Native50.00%(1/2) 50.00%(1/2) -
Asian100.00%(1/1) 100.00%(1/1) -
Black (Non-Hispanic)45.00%(9/20) 50.00%(7/14) 33.33%(2/6)
Hispanic75.00%(3/4) 100.00%(1/1) 66.67%(2/3)
White54.15%(111/205) 48.41%(61/126) 63.29%(50/79)
Unknown23.08%(3/13) 22.22%(2/9) 25.00%(1/4)
Graduation Rate By Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate By Completion Time Period

For BS degrees, 112 students completed their courses in 4 years (or 100% normal time) and 16 finished in 5 years (or 125% normal time). An additional 119 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 Wheeling University, the transfer-out rate is 17.79%. Its transfer-out rate is much lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (27.51% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (medium 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 Wheeling University, the retention rate is 68% last year. Its retention rate is relatively lower than the average rate when comparing similar colleges (72.21% in average - Private (not-for-profit) Master's College and University (medium programs)).
Retention Rates at Wheeling 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 Wheeling University, 7 of 8 non-resident alien students completed their studies and the graduation rate was 87.50%.
Non-Resident Alien Graduation Rate

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