Approximately 59.6 percent of students who begin their studies at a four-year institutions and are BA-degree seekers, graduate within six years of entering their program. Women have a slightly higher graduation rate than men (62.3 vs. 56.5 percent), and, besides students with Asian backgrounds, White students still graduate at much higher rates than minority students.
|Table 1. Graduation rates within 150 percent of normal program completion time at Title IV institutions among students who started as full-time, first-time students, by race/ethnicity, level and control of institution, and gender (cohort year 2008)|
|Level and control of institution and gender||
|American Indian or Alaska
|Asian||Black or African
|Hispanic or Latino||Native Hawaiian or Other
|All 4-year institutions (cohort year 2008) All Students||