Figure 22.

Graduation rates of first-time postsecondary students who started as full-time degree-seeking students, by level of institution, time between starting and graduating, sex, and race/ethnicity: 2001 and 2004 starting cohorts


Graduation rates of first-time postsecondary students who started as full-time degree-seeking students, by level of institution, time between starting and graduating, sex, and race/ethnicity: 2001 and 2004 starting cohorts

1 Normal time to completion is the amount of time necessary for a student to complete all requirements for a degree or certificate according to the institution's catalog. This is typically 4 years for a bachelor's degree in a standard term-based institution, 2 years for an associate's degree in a standard term-based institution, and the various scheduled durations for certificate programs.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2001–02 through 2007–08 Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Fall 2001, and Spring 2002–08.