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Retention & Graduation Data

Agnes Scott College is pleased to provide the following information to students and prospective students in compliance with requirements established by the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 and the Student Right-to-Know Act of 1990. These data reflect the enrollment and completion status of full-time, first-time, degree-seeking students enrolled for the fall semester. The graduation rate is computed after six years, which equates to 150 percent of the length of the undergraduate program.

Questions related to this information should be directed to the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, 121 Agnes Scott “Main” Hall. You can reach the office by phone at 404.471.6176 or by email at

Retention Rates

Class Retention Rate
First-to Second-Year: Class of 2026 80%

Six-Year Graduation / Completion Rates for Cohort That Entered in Fall 2017

Total Cohort

Total Cohort Fall 2016 Adjusted Cohort Completion Rate
Total Cohort 251 71%

By Gender

Gender Fall 2017 Adjusted Cohort Completion Rate
Female 251 71%

By Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Fall 2017 Adjusted Cohort Completion Rate
Nonresident Alien 11 82%
Hispanic 40 70%
Black or African-American 73 74%
White 82 66%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0 N/A
Asian 14 86%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 100%
Two or more races 18 78%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 12 42%
Total 251 71%

By Financial Aid Category

Financial Aid Category Fall 2017 Adjusted Cohort Completion Rate
Recipients of Pell Grants 115 63%
Recipients of Federal Subsidized Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant 51 76%
Recipients of neither a Pell Grant nor a Federal Subsidized Loan 85 78%
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