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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate

Walden University has the highest graduation rate of 100% for academic year 2017-2018 in United States. City University of Seattle is ranked second with 100% 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 (2018)
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
Walden UniversityPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsMinneapolis, MN100%--
City University of SeattlePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSeattle, WA100%--
Yale UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Haven, CT97%-99%
Princeton UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPrinceton, NJ97%-98%
Harvey Mudd CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClaremont, CA96%3%98%
Harvard UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA96%-98%
Dartmouth CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHanover, NH96%-96%
University of PennsylvaniaPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPhiladelphia, PA96%-98%
Georgetown UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC95%-96%
University of Notre DamePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNotre Dame, IN95%-98%
Bowdoin CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBrunswick, ME95%-96%
Amherst CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAmherst, MA95%2%97%
Columbia University in the City of New YorkPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY95%-97%
Duke UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDurham, NC95%-97%
Brown UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsProvidence, RI95%-98%
Middlebury CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMiddlebury, VT95%2%96%
University of Virginia-Main CampusPublic, 4 or more yearsCharlottesville, VA95%3%96%
Northwestern UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsEvanston, IL94%-98%
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA94%-99%
Williams CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWilliamstown, MA94%-98%