Maryland College Graduation, Transfer-out, Retention Rate Statistics

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average graduation rate at Maryland colleges is 53.64%. 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 19.79% and the average retention rate is 72.10% (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 Maryland Colleges Graduation Rate Comparison Table

The following table lists Maryland 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)
Allegany College of Maryland
Cumberland, MD
Public, 2-4 years
27%25%55%41
Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, MD
Public, 2-4 years
27%23%65%47
Award Beauty School
Hagerstown, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
50%4%72%67
Baltimore Studio of Hair Design
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
92%-75%100
Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore, MD
Public, 2-4 years
18%10%36%27
University of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
34%33%78%83
Bowie State University
Bowie, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
43%27%77%30
Capitol Technology University
Laurel, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
48%-80%-
Cecil College
North East, MD
Public, 2-4 years
23%15%61%42
College of Southern Maryland
La Plata, MD
Public, 2-4 years
29%19%65%39
Chesapeake College
Wye Mills, MD
Public, 2-4 years
28%29%58%43
Washington Adventist University
Takoma Park, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
42%-67%-
Coppin State University
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
30%35%65%60
Delmarva Beauty Academy
Salisbury, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
60%-67%-
North American Trade Schools
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
82%-84%-
Frederick Community College
Frederick, MD
Public, 2-4 years
33%21%61%45
Frostburg State University
Frostburg, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
53%9%74%-
Garrett College
McHenry, MD
Public, 2-4 years
27%33%55%60
Goucher College
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
66%24%70%-
Hagerstown Community College
Hagerstown, MD
Public, 2-4 years
35%20%61%46
Harford Community College
Bel Air, MD
Public, 2-4 years
31%24%64%43
Hood College
Frederick, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
61%10%75%-
Howard Community College
Columbia, MD
Public, 2-4 years
26%24%66%45
Aveda Institute-Maryland
Bel Air, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
59%7%61%-
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
94%2%97%-
L'Academie de Cuisine
Gaithersburg, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
92%-93%-
Lincoln College of Technology-Columbia
Columbia, MD
Private, 2-4 years
69%-75%93
Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
81%17%87%-
Maryland Beauty Academy
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
71%-67%60
University of Maryland Global Campus
Adelphi, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
18%12%55%30
University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
70%15%87%56
University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
87%8%95%92
Maryland Institute College of Art
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
73%-66%100
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
41%38%73%-
Fortis Institute-Towson
Towson, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
34%-33%-
Montgomery Beauty School
Silver Spring, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
67%-60%58
Montgomery College
Rockville, MD
Public, 2-4 years
28%20%74%52
Morgan State University
Baltimore, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
46%29%74%70
Mount St. Mary's University
Emmitsburg, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
63%32%75%-
Ner Israel Rabbinical College
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
50%10%87%-
Hair Academy Inc-New Carrollton
New Carrollton, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
50%10%51%54
Notre Dame of Maryland University
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
49%41%65%-
Prince George's Community College
Largo, MD
Public, 2-4 years
16%21%64%46
Robert Paul Academy of Cosmetology Arts & Sciences
Timonium, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
90%2%92%91
Maryland Beauty Academy of Essex
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
87%-91%75
Salisbury University
Salisbury, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
69%24%78%33
St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
72%24%83%-
St. John's College
Annapolis, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
66%-73%-
Towson University
Towson, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
73%20%85%50
United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD
Public, 4 years
four-years
90%-97%-
Stevenson University
Stevenson, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
62%33%80%-
Washington College
Chestertown, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
72%8%79%-
McDaniel College
Westminster, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
63%5%75%-
Wor-Wic Community College
Salisbury, MD
Public, 2-4 years
19%29%50%44
Blades School of Hair Design
California, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
56%-88%89
All-State Career-Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
56%-61%-
Carroll Community College
Westminster, MD
Public, 2-4 years
39%17%68%45
Cortiva Institute-Baltimore
Linthicum, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
76%1%--
Community College of Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD
Public, 2-4 years
14%27%53%40
Yeshiva College of the Nations Capital
Silver Spring, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
33%67%--
University of Phoenix-Maryland
Columbia, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
25%---
Hair Academy II
Hillcrest Heights, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
61%2%51%52
Empire Beauty School-Owings Mills
Owings Mills, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
31%-64%30
Maple Springs Baptist Bible College and Seminary
Capitol Heights, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
51%14%--
Hair Expressions Academy
Rockville, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
79%2%83%-
Fortis Institute-Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Private, 2-4 years
44%-37%-
Omega Studios' School of Applied Recording Arts & Sciences
Rockville, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
69%-80%100
The Temple-A Paul Mitchell Partner School
Frederick, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
76%-78%-
Holistic Massage Training Institute
Baltimore, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
100%---
Bais HaMedrash and Mesivta of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
50%50%83%-
Empire Beauty School-Glen Burnie
Glen Burnie, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
27%-40%29
Columbia Institute
Silver Spring, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
64%9%77%58
Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel
Laurel, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
42%-83%100
Institute of Health Sciences
Hunt Valley, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
100%-100%-
The Temple Annapolis-A Paul Mitchell Partner School
Annapolis, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
57%-89%-
Paul Mitchell the School-Jessup
Jessup, MD
Private, Less than 2 years
61%3%87%77
Women's Institute of Torah Seminary
Baltimore, MD
Private, 4 years
four-years
20%20%100%-
Fortis College-Landover
Landover, MD
Private, 2-4 years
67%-68%-
Average54%20%72%59