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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in District of Columbia

Georgetown University has the highest graduation rate of 95% for academic year 2019-2020 in District of Columbia. George Washington University is ranked second with 82% and American University follows them with 79%. 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 District of Columbia.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in District of Columbia
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Georgetown University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
95%-96%
2George Washington University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
82%-93%
3American University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
79%-88%
4University of the Potomac-Washington DC Campus
Private (for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
75%-50%
5The Catholic University of America
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
72%-87%
6Howard University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
65%24%85%
7Gallaudet University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
51%20%72%
8Strayer University-District of Columbia
Private (for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
50%--
9Trinity Washington University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
38%27%65%
10University of the District of Columbia
Public, 4 or more yearsWashington, DC
13%21%60%