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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Kentucky

Centre College has the highest graduation rate of 84% for academic year 2019-2020 in Kentucky. Transylvania University is ranked second with 70% and Asbury University follows them with 68%. 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 Kentucky.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Kentucky
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Centre College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDanville, KY
84%-90%
2Transylvania University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLexington, KY
70%-82%
3Asbury University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWilmore, KY
68%19%81%
4Berea College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBerea, KY
68%21%83%
5Bellarmine University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLouisville, KY
66%25%79%
6University of Kentucky
Public, 4 or more yearsLexington, KY
66%-85%
7University of Louisville
Public, 4 or more yearsLouisville, KY
59%-80%
8Murray State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMurray, KY
55%-79%
9Thomas More University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCrestview Hills, KY
54%31%63%
10Alice Lloyd College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPippa Passes, KY
52%2%48%
11Western Kentucky University
Public, 4 or more yearsBowling Green, KY
48%25%71%
12Morehead State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMorehead, KY
46%-74%
13Northern Kentucky University
Public, 4 or more yearsHighland Heights, KY
46%-69%
14Eastern Kentucky University
Public, 4 or more yearsRichmond, KY
45%27%73%
15Georgetown College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGeorgetown, KY
45%-63%
16Kentucky Wesleyan College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOwensboro, KY
45%38%69%
17University of the Cumberlands
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWilliamsburg, KY
44%34%62%
18Spalding University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLouisville, KY
40%29%74%
19Lindsey Wilson College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsColumbia, KY
38%-61%
20Campbellsville University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCampbellsville, KY
36%-63%