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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Massachusetts

Harvard University has the highest graduation rate of 97% for academic year 2019-2020 in Massachusetts. Amherst College is ranked second with 95% and Massachusetts Institute of Technology follows them with 95%. 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 Massachusetts.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Massachusetts
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Harvard University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA
97%-99%
2Amherst College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAmherst, MA
95%-96%
3Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA
95%-99%
4Williams College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWilliamstown, MA
95%1%99%
5Boston College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChestnut Hill, MA
94%4%95%
6Tufts University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMedford, MA
94%4%96%
7Wellesley College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWellesley, MA
91%-96%
8Bentley University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaltham, MA
90%2%93%
9College of the Holy Cross
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWorcester, MA
90%5%95%
10Northeastern University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
89%7%97%
11Smith College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNorthampton, MA
89%9%93%
12Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWorcester, MA
89%-96%
13Boston University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
88%-94%
14Brandeis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaltham, MA
87%8%92%
15Mount Holyoke College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSouth Hadley, MA
83%14%92%
16Emerson College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
82%-87%
17University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Public, 4 or more yearsAmherst, MA
82%13%91%
18Stonehill College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsEaston, MA
82%15%87%
19Simmons University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
81%11%80%
20Clark University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWorcester, MA
79%15%87%