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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in New York

Columbia University in the City of New York has the highest graduation rate of 97% for academic year 2021-2022 in New York. Cornell University is ranked second with 94% and Barnard College follows them with 93%. 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 New York.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in New York
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Columbia University in the City of New York
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew York, NY
97%1%95%
2Cornell University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsIthaca, NY
94%-96%
3Barnard College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew York, NY
93%4%93%
4Vassar College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPoughkeepsie, NY
93%2%93%
5Hamilton College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsClinton, NY
92%7%92%
6Colgate University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsHamilton, NY
90%7%94%
7New York University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew York, NY
87%-90%
8University of Rochester
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsRochester, NY
86%9%92%
9Union College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSchenectady, NY
85%-88%
10Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsTroy, NY
84%-91%
11Skidmore College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSaratoga Springs, NY
84%13%88%
12Binghamton University
Public, four-yearsVestal, NY
84%12%92%
13Fordham University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBronx, NY
83%10%89%
14Marist College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPoughkeepsie, NY
82%14%88%
15St Lawrence University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsCanton, NY
82%14%88%
16Syracuse University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSyracuse, NY
82%-89%
17Yeshiva University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew York, NY
80%11%90%
18Stony Brook University
Public, four-yearsStony Brook, NY
78%13%90%
19Ithaca College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsIthaca, NY
77%-77%
20Manhattan College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsRiverdale, NY
77%18%83%