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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in North Carolina

Duke University has the highest graduation rate of 95% for academic year 2019-2020 in North Carolina. Davidson College is ranked second with 91% and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 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 North Carolina.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in North Carolina
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Duke University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDurham, NC
95%3%98%
2Davidson College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDavidson, NC
91%-95%
3University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Public, 4 or more yearsChapel Hill, NC
91%5%97%
4Wake Forest University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWinston-Salem, NC
88%-96%
5Elon University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsElon, NC
85%-90%
6North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Public, 4 or more yearsRaleigh, NC
82%11%94%
7Appalachian State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBoone, NC
73%19%87%
8University of North Carolina Wilmington
Public, 4 or more yearsWilmington, NC
72%23%83%
9East Carolina University
Public, 4 or more yearsGreenville, NC
66%23%81%
10Meredith College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRaleigh, NC
66%28%80%
11High Point University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHigh Point, NC
65%-81%
12University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Public, 4 or more yearsCharlotte, NC
64%25%82%
13Bennett College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGreensboro, NC
63%-53%
14Western Carolina University
Public, 4 or more yearsCullowhee, NC
62%29%80%
15University of North Carolina at Asheville
Public, 4 or more yearsAsheville, NC
59%28%73%
16University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Public, 4 or more yearsGreensboro, NC
59%26%77%
17Queens University of Charlotte
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCharlotte, NC
59%-82%
18Salem College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWinston-Salem, NC
59%27%72%
19Gardner-Webb University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoiling Springs, NC
56%-76%
20Guilford College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGreensboro, NC
56%-68%