Graduation Rate
43.62%
Transfer-out Rate
34.50%
Retention Rate
65.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 43.62% last year which is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. 287 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 658 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 55.50%.
The transfer-out rate is 34.50% that is extremely higher (many students transferred-out) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The retention rate (full-time students) is 65% 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. 287 students have completed and 227 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 7 students still enrolled and 137 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or EquivalentOther Degrees or Certificate
Total (Candidates)6586517
Completers287
(43.62%)
2861
Transfer-out227
(34.50%)
2234
Still Enrolled7
(1.06%)
7-
No Longer Enrolled137
(20.82%)
1352

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, 192 students have completed in 4 years and additional 64 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)192
(29.49%)
80
(26.23%)
112
(32.37%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)64
(9.83%)
32
(10.49%)
32
(9.25%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)15
(2.30%)
9
(2.95%)
6
(1.73%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total43.62% (287/658) 42.21% (130/308) 44.86% (157/350)
Asian33.33% (1/3) 100.00% (1/1) 0.00% (0/2)
Black (Non-Hispanic)29.38% (47/160) 28.00% (21/75) 30.59% (26/85)
Hispanic45.45% (5/11) 57.14% (4/7) 25.00% (1/4)
White47.69% (217/455) 46.41% (97/209) 48.78% (120/246)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander83.33% (5/6) 66.67% (2/3) 100.00% (3/3)
Two or More Race100.00% (1/1) - (0/0) 100.00% (1/1)
Unknown100.00% (2/2) 100.00% (1/1) 100.00% (1/1)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity