Tracking Graduation Rates

Division I student-athletes are graduating from college at record rates. The NCAA Graduation Success Rate tracks degree completion for student-athletes, even those who transfer.

Nearly nine out of every 10 student-athletes earns a degree, according to the 2019 Graduation Success Rate.

The GSR is up in nearly every demographic.

The NCAA provides a searchable database of every school’s GSR report.

The Graduation Success Rate accounts for transfers who leave and those who join a program after freshman year.

GSR is more accurate and provides better data to measure classroom success and help decide future academic policies.

The increase in graduation rates represents nearly 30,000 additional graduates.

The Division II Academic Success Rate shows 73 percent of DII student-athletes earn their degree.

Division III student-athletes continue to achieve academically.