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The Student Right to Know Act and Campus Security Act (Public Law 101-542) mandates that all institutions participating in Title IV or HEA programs disclose to current and prospective students four-year average graduation and transfer-out rates. In compliance with these mandates, Cape Cod Community College tracks all first-time, full-time, degree or certificate seeking (FTFTDS) students. Please note:

  • Graduation and transfer rates are based on status at 150% "time-to-credential" (i.e., 1.5 years for certificates, and three years for associate's degrees).
  • Graduation and transfer rates are mutually exclusive. For example if a student graduates and then transfers, they are only counted in the graduation rates.

Average rates for 2017–2018 reporting year for 2014 cohort of FTFTDS students are as follows:


Cape Cod Community College
Fall 2017 Graduate and Transfer Out Rates

First-Time, Full-Time, Degree-Seeking (FTFTDS)
Fall 2014 Cohort

HEA Reference Number 25
Disaggregated Graduation and Transfer Out Rates by:

  • Gender
  • Major racial and ethnic subgroup (as defined in IPEDS)
  • Recipients of Federal Pell Grant
  • Recipients of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive a Pell Grant
  • Students who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Stafford Loan
Selected Student
Fall 2014
  Number of Students Graduated 3 Year Grad Rate Transfer Out Rate
Fall 2012 FTFTDS Total 376 90 24% 20%
Male 179 37 21% 18%
Female 197 53 27% 21%
Nonresident Alien
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black of African American
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
White 301 73 24% 20%
Two or More Races
Race and Ethnicity Unknown
Disaggregated rates are disclosed only if the number of students in each group is sufficient to yield statistically reliable information and not reveal personally identifiable information about an individual student.
Financial Aid Status
Recipients of a Federal Pell Grant 179  46  26%  33%
Recipients of subsidized Stafford Loan who did not receive Pell Grant  15  3  27%  –
Students who received neither a Pell Grant nor subsidized Stafford Loan  182  64  35%  38%
Students are considered to have received a grant or loan if they received it during the period used for determining the cohort – fall term or full year.