2022 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Saint Cloud State University is 44.81% last year which is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Minnesota. 738 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 1,647 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is lower (less completion rate) where the average graduation rate of the schools is 59.90%.
The transfer-out rate is 34.73% that is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Minnesota. The retention rate (full-time students) is 67% that is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Minnesota.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at Saint Cloud State University. 738 students have completed and 572 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 39 students still enrolled and 298 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)1,6471,647
Completers738
(44.81%)
738
Transfer-out572
(34.73%)
572
Still Enrolled39
(2.37%)
39
No Longer Enrolled298
(18.09%)
298

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 356 students have completed in 4 years and additional 267 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)356
(21.62%)
110
(14.34%)
246
(27.95%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)267
(16.21%)
145
(18.90%)
122
(13.86%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)97
(5.89%)
52
(6.78%)
45
(5.11%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total44.81% (738/1,647) 41.07% (315/767) 48.07% (423/880)
American Indian or Alaska Native10.00% (1/10) 0.00% (0/3) 14.29% (1/7)
Asian30.77% (48/156) 26.51% (22/83) 35.62% (26/73)
Black (Non-Hispanic)35.51% (38/107) 39.13% (18/46) 32.79% (20/61)
Hispanic22.22% (12/54) 16.00% (4/25) 27.59% (8/29)
White48.31% (557/1,153) 44.47% (233/524) 51.51% (324/629)
Two or More Race25.00% (15/60) 22.22% (6/27) 27.27% (9/33)
Unknown56.25% (9/16) 40.00% (4/10) 83.33% (5/6)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity