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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in South Carolina

Wofford College has the highest graduation rate of 85% for academic year 2019-2020 in South Carolina. Clemson University is ranked second with 84% and Furman University follows them with 83%. 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 South Carolina.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in South Carolina
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Wofford College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSpartanburg, SC
85%-88%
2Clemson University
Public, 4 or more yearsClemson, SC
84%5%93%
3Furman University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGreenville, SC
83%15%88%
4University of South Carolina-Columbia
Public, 4 or more yearsColumbia, SC
77%18%88%
5Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Public, 4 or more yearsCharleston, SC
74%18%84%
6Presbyterian College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClinton, SC
71%25%76%
7Anderson University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAnderson, SC
67%-79%
8College of Charleston
Public, 4 or more yearsCharleston, SC
66%26%79%
9Winthrop University
Public, 4 or more yearsRock Hill, SC
63%18%75%
10Columbia College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsColumbia, SC
60%28%70%
11North Greenville University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTigerville, SC
59%-73%
12Converse College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSpartanburg, SC
58%-70%
13Southern Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCentral, SC
54%28%68%
14Newberry College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNewberry, SC
54%-61%
15Claflin University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOrangeburg, SC
51%9%76%
16University of South Carolina-Upstate
Public, 4 or more yearsSpartanburg, SC
48%35%65%
17Coastal Carolina University
Public, 4 or more yearsConway, SC
47%39%69%
18Erskine College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDue West, SC
45%-54%
19Lander University
Public, 4 or more yearsGreenwood, SC
45%30%64%
20Francis Marion University
Public, 4 or more yearsFlorence, SC
44%13%67%