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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in North Carolina

Duke University has the highest graduation rate of 96% for academic year 2019-2020 in North Carolina. Davidson College is ranked second with 93% 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
96%-98%
2Davidson College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDavidson, NC
93%-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
89%-96%
5North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Public, 4 or more yearsRaleigh, NC
84%-94%
6Elon University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsElon, NC
83%-90%
7University of North Carolina Wilmington
Public, 4 or more yearsWilmington, NC
74%20%83%
8Appalachian State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBoone, NC
73%19%87%
9High Point University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHigh Point, NC
69%-81%
10Salem College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWinston-Salem, NC
66%26%72%
11East Carolina University
Public, 4 or more yearsGreenville, NC
65%24%81%
12University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Public, 4 or more yearsCharlotte, NC
65%23%82%
13Meredith College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRaleigh, NC
64%30%80%
14Western Carolina University
Public, 4 or more yearsCullowhee, NC
64%25%80%
15University of North Carolina at Asheville
Public, 4 or more yearsAsheville, NC
62%24%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
57%-82%
18Campbell University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBuies Creek, NC
56%-74%
19Catawba College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSalisbury, NC
56%10%83%
20Gardner-Webb University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoiling Springs, NC
56%-76%