Graduation Rate
71.10%
Transfer-out Rate
19.84%
Retention Rate
88.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at The University of Alabama is 71.10% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. 4,540 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 6,385 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) where the average graduation rate of the schools is 57.50%.
The transfer-out rate is 19.84% that is lower (small number of students transferred-out) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama. The retention rate (full-time students) is 88% that is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alabama.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at The University of Alabama. 4,540 students have completed and 1,267 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 98 students still enrolled and 480 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)6,3856,385
Completers4,540
(71.10%)
4,540
Transfer-out1,267
(19.84%)
1,267
Still Enrolled98
(1.53%)
98
No Longer Enrolled480
(7.52%)
480

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, 3,205 students have completed in 4 years and additional 1,133 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)3,205
(50.20%)
1,196
(42.79%)
2,009
(55.96%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)1,133
(17.74%)
594
(21.25%)
539
(15.01%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)202
(3.16%)
115
(4.11%)
87
(2.42%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total71.10% (4,540/6,385) 68.16% (1,905/2,795) 73.40% (2,635/3,590)
American Indian or Alaska Native72.41% (21/29) 84.62% (11/13) 62.50% (10/16)
Asian76.00% (57/75) 65.71% (23/35) 85.00% (34/40)
Black (Non-Hispanic)56.57% (340/601) 54.03% (114/211) 57.95% (226/390)
Hispanic65.40% (155/237) 64.84% (59/91) 65.75% (96/146)
White73.05% (3,727/5,102) 69.99% (1,588/2,269) 75.50% (2,139/2,833)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander66.67% (4/6) 66.67% (2/3) 66.67% (2/3)
Two or More Race71.26% (124/174) 64.71% (44/68) 75.47% (80/106)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity