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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Arkansas

John Brown University has the highest graduation rate of 72% for academic year 2019-2020 in Arkansas. Hendrix College is ranked second with 71% and Harding University follows them with 69%. 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 in Arkansas.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Arkansas
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1John Brown University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSiloam Springs, AR
72%19%80%
2Hendrix College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsConway, AR
71%-86%
3Harding University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSearcy, AR
69%-85%
4University of Arkansas
Public, 4 or more yearsFayetteville, AR
66%-84%
5Ouachita Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsArkadelphia, AR
63%-83%
6Lyon College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBatesville, AR
54%-71%
7Arkansas State University-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsJonesboro, AR
53%23%76%
8University of the Ozarks
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClarksville, AR
53%-75%
9Philander Smith College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLittle Rock, AR
44%29%69%
10Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsMagnolia, AR
44%34%65%
11University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Public, 4 or more yearsLittle Rock, AR
43%24%68%
12University of Central Arkansas
Public, 4 or more yearsConway, AR
43%32%74%
13Henderson State University
Public, 4 or more yearsArkadelphia, AR
39%36%64%
14Williams Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWalnut Ridge, AR
39%-52%
15Arkansas Tech University
Public, 4 or more yearsRussellville, AR
38%23%70%
16University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Public, 4 or more yearsPine Bluff, AR
33%26%70%
17University of Arkansas at Monticello
Public, 4 or more yearsMonticello, AR
29%-61%
18Arkansas Baptist College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLittle Rock, AR
8%35%50%