Retention & Graduation

Information about Bucknell retention and graduation rates compared to the nation.

Retention and Graduation Rates graph

Retention Rates

For four-year institutions, this is the percentage of first-time bachelors (or equivalent) degree-seeking undergraduates from the previous fall who are again enrolled in the current fall.

Graduation Rates

The number of students entering the institution as full-time, first-time, degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students in a particular year (cohort), as a percent of the number completing their program within 150 percent (six-year) of normal time to completion.

Retention & Graduation Dashboards

For more information about retention and graduation rates at Bucknell, visit the University Dashboard.