Delaware College Graduation, Transfer-out, Retention Rate Statistics

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average graduation rate at Delaware colleges is 58.38%. The graduation rate is calculated by number of completers by dividing number of candidates. The completers have completed their degree/certificate within 150% of normal time, for example within 6 years for 4-years BS degree program.
The average transfer-out rate is 8.20% and the average retention rate is 72.57% (full-time students).
Next list shows the colleges with the highest and lowest graduation rate and more relative statistics. For that, we include only 4-year colleges and having more than 500 enrolled students.

2020 Delaware Colleges Graduation Rate Comparison Table

The following table lists Delaware colleges with graduation, transfer-out, and retention rate. The graduation rate is based on the number of completers who completed their program within 150% normal time (i.e. within 6 years for 4 years B.S. degrees).
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time)Retention Rate (part-time)
Dawn Career Institute LLC
Newark, DE
Private, Less than 2 years
70%-72%-
Delaware Technical Community College-Terry
Dover, DE
Public, 4 years
four-years
18%7%--
Delaware State University
Dover, DE
Public, 4 years
four-years
48%-74%14
University of Delaware
Newark, DE
Public, 4 years
four-years
82%-90%25
Goldey-Beacom College
Wilmington, DE
Private, 4 years
four-years
51%2%76%100
Schilling-Douglas School of Hair Design LLC
Newark, DE
Private, Less than 2 years
53%-71%53
Wesley College
Dover, DE
Private, 4 years
four-years
32%-49%-
Wilmington University
New Castle, DE
Private, 4 years
four-years
21%3%50%30
Delaware College of Art and Design
Wilmington, DE
Private, 2-4 years
44%27%71%-
Harris School of Business-Wilmington Campus
Wilmington, DE
Private, Less than 2 years
59%2%64%50
Harris School of Business-Dover Campus
Dover, DE
Private, Less than 2 years
62%-70%16
Delaware Learning Institute of Cosmetology
Dagsboro, DE
Private, Less than 2 years
80%-73%-
Strayer University-Delaware
Newark, DE
Private, 4 years
four-years
100%--41
Paul Mitchell the School-Delaware
Newark, DE
Private, Less than 2 years
59%-75%-
Hair Academy School of Barbering & Beauty
Newark, DE
Private, Less than 2 years
64%-86%71
Polytech Adult Education
Woodside, DE
Public, Less than 2 years
91%-95%88
Average58%8%73%49