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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Michigan

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor has the highest graduation rate of 93% for academic year 2019-2020 in Michigan. Michigan State University is ranked second with 81% and Kalamazoo College 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 Michigan.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Michigan
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Public, 4 or more yearsAnn Arbor, MI
93%-97%
2Michigan State University
Public, 4 or more yearsEast Lansing, MI
81%-92%
3Kalamazoo College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsKalamazoo, MI
79%-91%
4Hope College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHolland, MI
76%-89%
5Calvin University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGrand Rapids, MI
75%16%87%
6University of Detroit Mercy
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDetroit, MI
73%19%83%
7Michigan Technological University
Public, 4 or more yearsHoughton, MI
72%18%84%
8Alma College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAlma, MI
71%-79%
9Grand Valley State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAllendale, MI
69%15%85%
10Albion College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAlbion, MI
68%-75%
11Aquinas College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGrand Rapids, MI
65%25%75%
12Cornerstone University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGrand Rapids, MI
65%-79%
13Spring Arbor University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSpring Arbor, MI
65%-80%
14Central Michigan University
Public, 4 or more yearsMount Pleasant, MI
64%-77%
15Andrews University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBerrien Springs, MI
61%22%82%
16Lawrence Technological University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSouthfield, MI
60%24%81%
17Madonna University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLivonia, MI
58%23%76%
18Western Michigan University
Public, 4 or more yearsKalamazoo, MI
57%25%80%
19Oakland University
Public, 4 or more yearsRochester Hills, MI
56%9%76%
20University of Michigan-Dearborn
Public, 4 or more yearsDearborn, MI
55%27%78%