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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania has the highest graduation rate of 96% for academic year 2021-2022 in Pennsylvania. Swarthmore College is ranked second with 94% and Carnegie Mellon University 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 Pennsylvania.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Pennsylvania
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1University of Pennsylvania
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPhiladelphia, PA
96%-95%
2Swarthmore College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSwarthmore, PA
94%-86%
3Carnegie Mellon University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPittsburgh, PA
93%3%96%
4Villanova University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsVillanova, PA
91%7%96%
5Haverford College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsHaverford, PA
90%6%88%
6Bucknell University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsLewisburg, PA
88%11%92%
7Grove City College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsGrove City, PA
88%6%87%
8Lafayette College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsEaston, PA
88%10%87%
9Bryn Mawr College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBryn Mawr, PA
87%6%87%
10Lehigh University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBethlehem, PA
87%-91%
11University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
Public, four-yearsPittsburgh, PA
84%12%93%
12Franklin and Marshall College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsLancaster, PA
83%14%84%
13Saint Joseph's University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPhiladelphia, PA
83%10%89%
14Dickinson College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsCarlisle, PA
82%-82%
15Gettysburg College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsGettysburg, PA
82%15%90%
16Muhlenberg College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsAllentown, PA
82%-94%
17University of Scranton
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsScranton, PA
79%-89%
18Drexel University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPhiladelphia, PA
78%-88%
19Duquesne University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPittsburgh, PA
78%-86%
20Messiah University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMechanicsburg, PA
77%18%86%