Outcomes at Cornell

Graduation Rate
94.53%
Retention Rate
97.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Cornell University is 94.53% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York. 3,040 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 3,216 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, the graduation rate of Cornell University is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 93.67%).

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

Next table summarizes the outcome measures with number of students at Cornell University. 3,040 students have completed. In addition, 18 students still enrolled and 158 students have left the school before completing program.
Graduation Rate with number of completers at Cornell University
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)3,2163,216
Completers3,040
(94.53%)
3,040
Still Enrolled18
(0.56%)
18
No Longer Enrolled158
(4.91%)
158

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

Below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis is graduation rate. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and rate for that period. For example, 2,796 students have completed in 4 years and additional 189 students have completed in 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree) at Cornell University
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)2,796
(86.94%)
1,324
(84.06%)
1,472
(89.70%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)189
(5.88%)
105
(6.67%)
84
(5.12%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)55
(1.71%)
37
(2.35%)
18
(1.10%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity at Cornell University
TotalMenWomen
Total94.53% (3,040/3,216) 93.08% (1,466/1,575) 95.92% (1,574/1,641)
American Indian or Alaska Native84.62% (11/13) 80.00% (4/5) 87.50% (7/8)
Asian95.56% (517/541) 93.52% (231/247) 97.28% (286/294)
Black (Non-Hispanic)92.00% (207/225) 89.58% (86/96) 93.80% (121/129)
Hispanic91.19% (352/386) 90.34% (187/207) 92.18% (165/179)
White95.69% (1,198/1,252) 94.84% (607/640) 96.57% (591/612)
Two or More Race95.39% (145/152) 91.43% (64/70) 98.78% (81/82)
Unknown96.39% (294/305) 95.54% (150/157) 97.30% (144/148)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity

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