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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 95% for academic year 2019-2020 in New York. Cornell University is ranked second with 95% and Hamilton 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), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
95%2%98%
2Cornell University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIthaca, NY
95%-97%
3Hamilton College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClinton, NY
93%4%94%
4Barnard College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
92%6%95%
5Colgate University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHamilton, NY
91%7%94%
6Vassar College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPoughkeepsie, NY
91%3%96%
7Skidmore College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaratoga Springs, NY
88%7%91%
8University of Rochester
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRochester, NY
87%12%95%
9New York University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
85%8%94%
10Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTroy, NY
85%3%92%
11Marist College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPoughkeepsie, NY
84%13%87%
12St Lawrence University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCanton, NY
84%11%89%
13Fordham University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBronx, NY
83%11%90%
14Syracuse University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSyracuse, NY
83%-90%
15Binghamton University
Public, 4 or more yearsVestal, NY
82%15%92%
16Union College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchenectady, NY
82%-95%
17Yeshiva University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
82%11%87%
18Siena College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLoudonville, NY
80%16%88%
19SUNY College at Geneseo
Public, 4 or more yearsGeneseo, NY
80%17%85%
20Clarkson University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPotsdam, NY
78%3%86%