Graduation and Retention Rates

  • Six-year Graduation Rates

    Entering classOriginal countGraduated in 6 years or less
    Fall 20123,53567.1%
    Fall 20113,71462.6%
    Fall 20103,53061.9%
    Fall 20093,59062.1%
    Fall 20083,64559.2%
    Fall 20073,80756.8%
    Fall 20063,49757.0%
    Fall 20053,47753.9%
    Fall 20043,31451.1%

    Note: Graduation Rates are based on IPEDS reporting and do not include "VCU Qatar" - a non-U.S. territory.

    Source: National Center for Education Statistics.

    Freshman-to-sophomore Retention Rates

    Entering classOriginal countRetained 1 year
    Fall 20184,51783.0%
    Fall 20174,11784.5%
    Fall 2016  4,139  82.8%
    Fall 20153,98386.3%
    Fall 20143,522 85.7%
    Fall 20133,513 86.3%
    Fall 20123,535 86.6%
    Fall 20113,714 85.2%
    Fall 20103,530 85.7%
    Fall 20093,590 85.3%
    Fall 20083,64583.4%

    Note: Retention Rates are based on IPEDS reporting and do not include "VCU Qatar" - a non-U.S. territory.

    Source: National Center for Education Statistics.