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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 96% for academic year 2019-2020 in New York. Cornell University is ranked second with 95% and Colgate University follows them with 91%. 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), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
96%2%98%
2Cornell University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIthaca, NY
95%-97%
3Colgate University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHamilton, NY
91%7%94%
4Hamilton College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClinton, NY
91%7%94%
5Barnard College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
90%5%95%
6New York University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
88%-94%
7Vassar College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPoughkeepsie, NY
88%8%96%
8Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTroy, NY
87%2%92%
9University of Rochester
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRochester, NY
86%-95%
10Skidmore College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaratoga Springs, NY
86%11%91%
11Union College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchenectady, NY
86%-95%
12Marist College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPoughkeepsie, NY
85%13%87%
13Fordham University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBronx, NY
83%10%90%
14Syracuse University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSyracuse, NY
83%-90%
15Binghamton University
Public, 4 or more yearsVestal, NY
82%13%92%
16Siena College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLoudonville, NY
81%15%88%
17St Lawrence University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCanton, NY
80%14%89%
18Ithaca College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIthaca, NY
78%-85%
19Le Moyne College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSyracuse, NY
78%-84%
20SUNY College at Geneseo
Public, 4 or more yearsGeneseo, NY
78%17%85%