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US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking

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Graduation Rate Comparison

Next table compares 2016 graduation rates between US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking. The average graduation rate of US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking is 85.81% where 123,105 students out of 143,467 candidates have complete their courses and degrees. The rate is cacluated as the total number of completers withing 150% of normal time (for eaxample, 6 years for 4 years BS program) divided by the candidates. The numbers in parenthesis() represent data by gender (men/women) for each cell respectively.

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Graduation Rate Comparison - US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking
NameGraduation RateCompletersCandidates
California Institute of Technology90.84%
(90.34% / 91.51%)
228
(131 / 97)
251
(145 / 106)
University of California-Berkeley91.58%
(89.66% / 93.16%)
3,972
(1,752 / 2,220)
4,337
(1,954 / 2,383)
University of California-Davis85.38%
(82.55% / 87.39%)
3,766
(1,514 / 2,252)
4,411
(1,834 / 2,577)
University of California-Irvine88.09%
(86.78% / 89.06%)
3,535
(1,483 / 2,052)
4,013
(1,709 / 2,304)
University of California-Los Angeles91.10%
(88.58% / 92.90%)
4,072
(1,652 / 2,420)
4,470
(1,865 / 2,605)
University of California-San Diego87.28%
(84.96% / 89.19%)
3,272
(1,440 / 1,832)
3,749
(1,695 / 2,054)
University of California-Santa Barbara80.98%
(78.63% / 82.88%)
3,699
(1,612 / 2,087)
4,568
(2,050 / 2,518)
University of Southern California92.26%
(90.42% / 93.91%)
2,635
(1,217 / 1,418)
2,856
(1,346 / 1,510)
University of Colorado Boulder71.50%
(68.53% / 74.55%)
3,943
(1,916 / 2,027)
5,515
(2,796 / 2,719)
Yale University96.78%
(96.02% / 97.54%)
1,263
(628 / 635)
1,305
(654 / 651)
Emory University89.36%
(87.48% / 90.87%)
1,150
(503 / 647)
1,287
(575 / 712)
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus84.78%
(82.46% / 89.40%)
2,250
(1,457 / 793)
2,654
(1,767 / 887)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign85.20%
(81.67% / 89.04%)
5,928
(2,962 / 2,966)
6,958
(3,627 / 3,331)
Northwestern University92.76%
(91.54% / 93.96%)
1,974
(963 / 1,011)
2,128
(1,052 / 1,076)
University of Notre Dame96.55%
(96.09% / 97.10%)
1,984
(1,081 / 903)
2,055
(1,125 / 930)
Purdue University-Calumet Campus32.14%
(31.25% / 33.13%)
331
(170 / 161)
1,030
(544 / 486)
Johns Hopkins University93.69%
(92.67% / 94.87%)
1,337
(708 / 629)
1,427
(764 / 663)
Boston University85.26%
(83.56% / 86.31%)
3,512
(1,306 / 2,206)
4,119
(1,563 / 2,556)
Harvard University97.59%
(96.73% / 98.45%)
1,622
(798 / 824)
1,662
(825 / 837)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology91.93%
(89.81% / 94.55%)
980
(529 / 451)
1,066
(589 / 477)
Tufts University93.47%
(92.58% / 94.32%)
1,217
(586 / 631)
1,302
(633 / 669)
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor90.11%
(87.81% / 92.46%)
5,424
(2,666 / 2,758)
6,019
(3,036 / 2,983)
Michigan State University77.31%
(74.70% / 79.57%)
5,507
(2,462 / 3,045)
7,123
(3,296 / 3,827)
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities77.20%
(76.07% / 78.20%)
4,154
(1,926 / 2,228)
5,381
(2,532 / 2,849)
Washington University in St Louis92.64%
(89.62% / 95.83%)
1,372
(682 / 690)
1,481
(761 / 720)
Princeton University96.84%
(96.18% / 97.51%)
1,256
(629 / 627)
1,297
(654 / 643)
Columbia University in the City of New York95.18%
(95.08% / 95.29%)
1,363
(695 / 668)
1,432
(731 / 701)
Cornell University93.48%
(91.95% / 94.99%)
2,967
(1,450 / 1,517)
3,174
(1,577 / 1,597)
New York University83.91%
(81.29% / 86.13%)
3,498
(1,555 / 1,943)
4,169
(1,913 / 2,256)
University of Rochester88.20%
(86.69% / 89.73%)
1,054
(521 / 533)
1,195
(601 / 594)
Duke University94.95%
(93.20% / 96.79%)
1,635
(822 / 813)
1,722
(882 / 840)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill90.19%
(87.20% / 92.23%)
3,567
(1,396 / 2,171)
3,955
(1,601 / 2,354)
Case Western Reserve University80.62%
(76.95% / 85.79%)
778
(434 / 344)
965
(564 / 401)
Ohio State University-Main Campus83.16%
(80.21% / 86.35%)
5,592
(2,797 / 2,795)
6,724
(3,487 / 3,237)
Carnegie Mellon University87.77%
(85.47% / 90.83%)
1,249
(694 / 555)
1,423
(812 / 611)
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus85.65%
(82.66% / 88.78%)
5,630
(2,774 / 2,856)
6,573
(3,356 / 3,217)
University of Pennsylvania95.34%
(94.02% / 96.59%)
2,290
(1,100 / 1,190)
2,402
(1,170 / 1,232)
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus81.65%
(78.34% / 84.81%)
2,951
(1,382 / 1,569)
3,614
(1,764 / 1,850)
Brown University95.97%
(96.11% / 95.84%)
1,430
(692 / 738)
1,490
(720 / 770)
Vanderbilt University91.98%
(90.52% / 93.37%)
1,468
(707 / 761)
1,596
(781 / 815)
Rice University90.53%
(88.04% / 93.21%)
803
(405 / 398)
887
(460 / 427)
The University of Texas at Austin79.65%
(75.96% / 82.84%)
5,733
(2,541 / 3,192)
7,198
(3,345 / 3,853)
University of Washington-Seattle Campus84.14%
(82.14% / 85.80%)
4,307
(1,909 / 2,398)
5,119
(2,324 / 2,795)
University of Wisconsin-Madison84.95%
(82.50% / 87.08%)
4,819
(2,178 / 2,641)
5,673
(2,640 / 3,033)
Stanford University93.85%
(92.38% / 95.40%)
1,588
(800 / 788)
1,692
(866 / 826)
Total85.81%
(83.53% / 87.91%)
123,105
(57,625 / 65,480)
143,467
(68,985 / 74,482)

Transfer-out Rate Comparison

Next table compares 2016 transfer-out rates between US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking. The average transfer-out rate of US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking is 10.32% where 3,933 students have transffered out from schools out of 38,094 graduation candidates. The transfer-out rate is cacluated as the number of transfer-out students divided by total number of graduation candidates.

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Transfer-out Rate Comparison - US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking
NameTransfer-out RateTransfer-outTotal Students
California Institute of Technology0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
251
(145 / 106)
University of California-Berkeley0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
4,337
(1,954 / 2,383)
University of California-Davis0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
4,411
(1,834 / 2,577)
University of California-Irvine8.20%
(8.48% / 7.99%)
329
(145 / 184)
4,013
(1,709 / 2,304)
University of California-Los Angeles0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
4,470
(1,865 / 2,605)
University of California-San Diego0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
3,749
(1,695 / 2,054)
University of California-Santa Barbara0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
4,568
(2,050 / 2,518)
University of Southern California0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
2,856
(1,346 / 1,510)
University of Colorado Boulder19.04%
(19.46% / 18.61%)
1,050
(544 / 506)
5,515
(2,796 / 2,719)
Yale University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,305
(654 / 651)
Emory University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,287
(575 / 712)
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus3.24%
(3.45% / 2.82%)
86
(61 / 25)
2,654
(1,767 / 887)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
6,958
(3,627 / 3,331)
Northwestern University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
2,128
(1,052 / 1,076)
University of Notre Dame0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
2,055
(1,125 / 930)
Purdue University-Calumet Campus0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,030
(544 / 486)
Johns Hopkins University2.03%
(2.23% / 1.81%)
29
(17 / 12)
1,427
(764 / 663)
Boston University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
4,119
(1,563 / 2,556)
Harvard University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,662
(825 / 837)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,066
(589 / 477)
Tufts University3.00%
(3.16% / 2.84%)
39
(20 / 19)
1,302
(633 / 669)
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
6,019
(3,036 / 2,983)
Michigan State University13.10%
(12.65% / 13.48%)
933
(417 / 516)
7,123
(3,296 / 3,827)
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities14.09%
(13.15% / 14.92%)
758
(333 / 425)
5,381
(2,532 / 2,849)
Washington University in St Louis0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,481
(761 / 720)
Princeton University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,297
(654 / 643)
Columbia University in the City of New York0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,432
(731 / 701)
Cornell University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
3,174
(1,577 / 1,597)
New York University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
4,169
(1,913 / 2,256)
University of Rochester0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,195
(601 / 594)
Duke University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,722
(882 / 840)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill1.95%
(2.25% / 1.74%)
77
(36 / 41)
3,955
(1,601 / 2,354)
Case Western Reserve University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
965
(564 / 401)
Ohio State University-Main Campus9.40%
(9.92% / 8.84%)
632
(346 / 286)
6,724
(3,487 / 3,237)
Carnegie Mellon University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,423
(812 / 611)
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
6,573
(3,356 / 3,217)
University of Pennsylvania0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
2,402
(1,170 / 1,232)
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
3,614
(1,764 / 1,850)
Brown University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,490
(720 / 770)
Vanderbilt University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,596
(781 / 815)
Rice University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
887
(460 / 427)
The University of Texas at Austin0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
7,198
(3,345 / 3,853)
University of Washington-Seattle Campus0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
5,119
(2,324 / 2,795)
University of Wisconsin-Madison0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
5,673
(2,640 / 3,033)
Stanford University0.00%
(0.00% / 0.00%)
0
(0 / 0)
1,692
(866 / 826)
Total10.32%
(10.33% / 10.32%)
3,933
(1,919 / 2,014)
38,094
(18,585 / 19,509)

Retention Rate Comparison

Next table compares 2016 retention rates betweenUS Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking. The average retention rate of US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking is 94.93% for full-time studentsand 75.38% for part-time students. Retention rate is the percentage of a school's first-time, first-year undergraduate students who continue at that school the next year (Sophomore year).

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Retention Rate Comparison - US Colleges In Top 100 World Ranking
NameFull-timePart-time
California Institute of Technology97%-
University of California-Berkeley96%91%
University of California-Davis93%63%
University of California-Irvine93%44%
University of California-Los Angeles96%73%
University of California-San Diego95%56%
University of California-Santa Barbara93%77%
University of Southern California96%60%
University of Colorado Boulder86%55%
Yale University99%-
Emory University94%-
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus97%100%
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign93%64%
Northwestern University97%-
University of Notre Dame98%-
Purdue University-Calumet Campus70%59%
Johns Hopkins University97%-
Boston University93%-
Harvard University98%-
Massachusetts Institute of Technology98%-
Tufts University97%-
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor97%90%
Michigan State University92%64%
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities93%78%
Washington University in St Louis96%100%
Princeton University98%-
Columbia University in the City of New York96%91%
Cornell University97%-
New York University93%66%
University of Rochester96%-
Duke University97%-
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill97%-
Case Western Reserve University94%-
Ohio State University-Main Campus94%67%
Carnegie Mellon University98%-
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus93%85%
University of Pennsylvania98%97%
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus92%100%
Brown University98%-
Vanderbilt University97%-
Rice University97%-
The University of Texas at Austin95%80%
University of Washington-Seattle Campus94%63%
University of Wisconsin-Madison96%86%
Stanford University98%-
Average94.93% 75.38%
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2015-2016.