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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Louisiana

Tulane University of Louisiana has the highest graduation rate of 86% for academic year 2019-2020 in Louisiana. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is ranked second with 68% and Loyola University New Orleans follows them with 62%. 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 Louisiana.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Louisiana
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Tulane University of Louisiana
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
86%11%94%
2Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Public, 4 or more yearsBaton Rouge, LA
68%-84%
3Loyola University New Orleans
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
62%11%85%
4Louisiana Tech University
Public, 4 or more yearsRuston, LA
60%24%79%
5Centenary College of Louisiana
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsShreveport, LA
59%-76%
6Dillard University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
51%31%69%
7University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Public, 4 or more yearsLafayette, LA
51%-75%
8Xavier University of Louisiana
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
51%36%75%
9Nicholls State University
Public, 4 or more yearsThibodaux, LA
49%26%74%
10McNeese State University
Public, 4 or more yearsLake Charles, LA
47%28%70%
11University of Louisiana at Monroe
Public, 4 or more yearsMonroe, LA
47%-71%
12Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Public, 4 or more yearsNatchitoches, LA
44%-71%
13University of New Orleans
Public, 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
42%33%71%
14Southern University and A & M College
Public, 4 or more yearsBaton Rouge, LA
41%-64%
15University of Holy Cross
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
40%-76%
16Southeastern Louisiana University
Public, 4 or more yearsHammond, LA
39%35%67%
17Louisiana College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPineville, LA
37%49%63%
18Grambling State University
Public, 4 or more yearsGrambling, LA
35%-72%
19Louisiana State University-Shreveport
Public, 4 or more yearsShreveport, LA
31%-63%
20Southern University at New Orleans
Public, 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
21%-48%