Graduation Rate
42.61%
Transfer-out Rate
36.01%
Retention Rate
72.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 42.61% last year which is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. 297 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 697 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 49.00%.
The transfer-out rate is 36.01% that is extremely higher (many students transferred-out) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The retention rate (full-time students) is 72% that is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. 297 students have completed and 251 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 14 students still enrolled and 135 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or EquivalentOther Degrees or Certificate
Total (Candidates)69768710
Completers297
(42.61%)
2934
Transfer-out251
(36.01%)
2483
Still Enrolled14
(2.01%)
14-
No Longer Enrolled135
(19.37%)
1323

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, 193 students have completed in 4 years and additional 71 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)193
(28.09%)
80
(23.19%)
113
(33.04%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)71
(10.33%)
39
(11.30%)
32
(9.36%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)15
(2.18%)
9
(2.61%)
6
(1.75%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total42.61% (297/697) 38.90% (135/347) 46.29% (162/350)
American Indian or Alaska Native100.00% (2/2) - (0/0) 100.00% (2/2)
Asian80.00% (4/5) 100.00% (2/2) 66.67% (2/3)
Black (Non-Hispanic)29.19% (61/209) 24.32% (27/111) 34.69% (34/98)
Hispanic28.57% (6/21) 30.77% (4/13) 25.00% (2/8)
White48.06% (211/439) 45.37% (93/205) 50.43% (118/234)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander66.67% (2/3) 66.67% (2/3) - (0/0)
Two or More Race50.00% (1/2) 100.00% (1/1) 0.00% (0/1)
Unknown100.00% (5/5) 100.00% (3/3) 100.00% (2/2)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity