College completion rates vary depending on type of college, gender, race and ethnicity. Four-year rates are based on the percentage of freshmen who graduate within four years. Two-year rates are based on finishing within 150 percent of expected time – a few months for a certificate or two years for an associate’s.

2-year Public 2-year Private 4-year Public 4-year Private
  • White
  • Black
  • Hispanic
  • Asian
  • Other
  • Overall

Note: Private schools include non-profit and for-profit institutions.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics Credits: Kate Blair for USA TODAY and MaryJo Webster, USA TODAY