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Four-year colleges: bachelor’s degree-seeking students (NCES)
First-time, full-time degree-seeking undergraduates seeking a bachelor's degree.

Two-year colleges: all degree-seeking students (NCES)
First-time full-time degree seeking students at 2-year colleges. The expected completion time for these programs varies.

Graduation Rates

of all students graduated in six years


percentage point change from 2002 to 2013

of all counted students graduated in four years

graduated in six years
Avg. 4-year public
White students
Avg. 4-year public
Black students
Avg. 4-year public
Asian students
Avg. 4-year public
Hispanic students
Avg. 4-year public
American Indian students
Avg. 4-year public

How much of the 2007 entering class was included in the graduation rate?



Left out


Not all undergraduates are included in the official graduation rate. The U.S. omits part-time freshmen and those who have attended college before, among others, from its graduation-rate survey. The outcomes for those students are not known.


Completions per 100 students

The total number of undergraduate-level completions (degrees and certificate programs of at least one year in length) per 100 full-time equivalent undergraduates, based on total credit hours taken. It’s the three-year average for 2011, 2012, and 2013.

completions per 100 full-time equivalent undergraduates
U.S. Average, 4-year public

Educational spending per completion

Estimated educational spending (expenses related to instruction, student services, academic support, institutional support, operations and maintenance) per academic award in 2013. Includes all certificates and degrees.

college expenditures per degree issued
U.S. Average, 4-year public


CollegeCompletions per 100 studentsSpending per completionStudent aid
per recipient
Students with Pell Grants

Compare to Other States

Compare state averages for four-year public colleges.