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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate

American Jewish University has the highest graduation rate of 100% for academic year 2019-2020 in United States. Princeton University is ranked second with 98% and Yale University follows them with 97%. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. Next table shows the schools that have high graduation rates with transfer-out rates and retention rates. You may want to check colleges having the lowest graduation rates.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1American Jewish University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLos Angeles, CA
100%-70%
2Princeton University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPrinceton, NJ
98%-98%
3Yale University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Haven, CT
97%-99%
4Harvard University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA
97%-99%
5University of Notre Dame
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNotre Dame, IN
96%-98%
6University of Pennsylvania
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPhiladelphia, PA
96%-98%
7Brown University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsProvidence, RI
96%-98%
8Georgetown University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
95%-96%
9University of Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL
95%1%99%
10Bowdoin College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBrunswick, ME
95%2%98%
11Amherst College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAmherst, MA
95%-96%
12Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA
95%-99%
13Williams College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWilliamstown, MA
95%1%99%
14Washington University in St Louis
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Louis, MO
95%-97%
15Dartmouth College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHanover, NH
95%-97%
16Columbia University in the City of New York
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
95%2%98%
17Cornell University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIthaca, NY
95%-97%
18Duke University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDurham, NC
95%3%98%
19University of Virginia-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsCharlottesville, VA
95%3%97%
20California Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPasadena, CA
94%4%98%