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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Minnesota

Carleton College has the highest graduation rate of 92% for academic year 2019-2020 in Minnesota. Macalester College is ranked second with 91% and St Olaf College follows them with 86%. 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 Minnesota.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Minnesota
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Carleton College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNorthfield, MN
92%-97%
2Macalester College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
91%-96%
3St Olaf College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNorthfield, MN
86%12%91%
4University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Public, 4 or more yearsMinneapolis, MN
83%10%93%
5College of Saint Benedict
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Joseph, MN
80%-89%
6Gustavus Adolphus College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Peter, MN
78%-87%
7University of St Thomas
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
76%18%86%
8Saint Johns University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCollegeville, MN
75%-87%
9Bethel University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
73%-85%
10Concordia College at Moorhead
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMoorhead, MN
72%23%85%
11Hamline University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
70%-74%
12The College of Saint Scholastica
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDuluth, MN
69%9%80%
13University of Northwestern-St Paul
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
68%-77%
14Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWinona, MN
64%-82%
15University of Minnesota-Duluth
Public, 4 or more yearsDuluth, MN
62%29%79%
16Winona State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWinona, MN
59%30%78%
17University of Minnesota-Morris
Public, 4 or more yearsMorris, MN
58%29%78%
18St Catherine University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Paul, MN
58%34%78%
19Augsburg University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMinneapolis, MN
57%-72%
20Minnesota State University Moorhead
Public, 4 or more yearsMoorhead, MN
53%28%72%