Right to Know: Completion, Graduation and Transfer Rates


The U.S. Department of Education requires that all colleges and universities report graduation rates to all prospective and current students.

As of fall 2014, of the 2,278 first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students who entered Sinclair in fall 2011, 79% had graduated, were still enrolled at Sinclair, had transferred to another college or university or left Sinclair in good standing.

Outcome %
267 graduated within three years* 11.7%
636 transferred by fall 2014 27.9%
342 enrolled at Sinclair fall 2014 15.0%
548 left Sinclair in good standing** 24.1%
Total 78.7%

* This includes those who earned an associate degree within three years or a certificate within 150% of normal time to completion (time varies depending on credit hours required).

** This includes those in good standing who had not graduated or transferred by fall 2014, and who were not enrolled at Sinclair during the fall 2014 term.