Graduation Rates

The University relies upon graduation rates as one of the key indicators of student achievement for undergraduate students. Four- and six-year graduation rates for students in the 2005 through 2010 first-time, full-time cohorts (after being adjusted for exclusions) have been provided in the table below. As  shown, the average four-year graduation rate over this period is 52% and the average six-year rate is 66%.

Graduation Rates at Bellarmine University

Cohort Year

N

4-Yr Grad Rate

6-Yr Grad Rate

% of Graduates
Completing On-Time

N

Rate

N

Rate

2010

573

301

53%

390

68%

77.2%

2009

600

303

51%

403

67%

75.2%

2008

567

301

53%

383

68%

78.6%

2007

567

304

54%

377

67%

80.6%

2006

429

206

48%

265

62%

77.7%

2005

435

224

52%

289

66%

77.5%

6-Yr Total:

3,171 

 

52%

 

66%

 


Below, the four- and six-year graduation rates are shown for students in the 2009 first-time, full-time cohort at Bellarmine University. For comparison, the average four- and six-year graduation rates are shown for all four-year public universities in Kentucky as well as members of the AIKCU, excluding Bellarmine.