Retention and Graduation Rates

Recent Undergraduates at commencement

Traditional Undergraduate

55%
of first-time, full-time, degree seeking students entering fall of 2019 returned to Judson University in fall 2020
38%
of undergraduates find a full-time position in their field by graduation day
70%
of undergraduates graduate with part-full time employment or graduate school admittance

Graduation Rates

Traditional Undergraduate

4-Year Students

35%

First-time, full-time, degree seeking students entering in the fall of 2017 who graduated from Judson by August 31, 2020.

6-Year Students

66%

First-time, full-time, degree seeking students entering in the fall of 2015 who graduated from Judson by August 31, 2020.

Adult UnderGraduate

Associate 2-Year

33%

First-time, full-time, degree seeking students entering in fall of 2017 who graduated by August 31, 2019.

Bachelor 4-year

58%

Degree-seeking students entering in fall of 2015 who graduated by August 31, 2019.

Bachelor 6-year

62%

Degree-seeking students entering in fall of 2013 who graduated by August 31, 2019.

Graduation rates pie chart

Placement at Graduation

  • 38% Employed Full-Time In Field
  • 13% Employed Full-Time Outside of Field
  • 13% Employed Part-Time
  • 30% Seeking Employment
  • 6% Attending Graduate School
  • 0% Not Seeking Employment

Data retrieved from 553 Judson University alumni receiving Bachelor’s Degrees from 2016-17 and 2018-19.

Cohort Persistency

Adult Undergraduate and Master Programs

Adult Undergraduate

Associates

Fall to Spring: 80%
Spring to Fall: 66%

Bachelors

Fall to Spring: 99%
Spring to Fall: 76%

Fall to Spring rates include the percentage of degree seeking students in the fall of 2018 who returned to Judson spring 2019. Spring to Fall rates include the percentage of degree seeking students in the spring of 2019 who returned to Judson fall 2019.

Master and Doctorate Programs

95%
average cohort persistency amongst all graduate programs
#1
Pass rate in the state of Illinois for the architecture registration exam in the past 5 years
100%
of Judson University Education majors passed their Illinois Professional Educator Licensure exam in 2019

Graduation Rates

Master’s Programs

Master of Architecture

2 year: 100%

4 year: 96%

Cohort Persistency: 100%

MBA

2 year: 86%

4 year: 88%

Cohort Persistency: 83%

M.Ed in Literacy

2 year: 79%

4 year: 94%

Cohort Persistency: 100%

MA in Organizational Leadership

2 year: 83%

4 year: 82%

Cohort Persistency: 91%

Master of Leadership in Ministry

2 Year: 71%

4 Year: N/A

Cohort Persistency: 100%

MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

2 year: 40%

4 year: N/A

Cohort Persistency: N/A

MA in Human Service Administration

2 Year: 75%

4 Year: N/A

Cohort Persistency: N/A

2-Year Graduation Rates include the percentage of degree seeking students entering in the fall of 2017 who graduated from Judson by August 31, 2019. 4-Year Graduation Rates include the percentage of degree seeking students entering in the fall of 2015 who graduated from Judson by August 31, 2019.

Doctorate Programs

Doctor of Education in Literacy

100%

4 Year Cohort (2015)

Doctor of Computer Science

N/A

4 year program began in 2019.

Doctor of Education in Leadership and Policy Studies

N/A

4 year program began in 2020.

Graduate Architecture Students working

Licensure Rates

Architecture

Judson University’s Architecture majors take a series of seven Architecture Registration Examinations (ARE) to earn licensure. The median pass rate across all seven examinations was 72% in 2019.

Education

100% of Judson University Education majors went on to pass their Illinois Professional Educator Licensure exam in 2019.

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