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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Texas

Rice University has the highest graduation rate of 93% for academic year 2019-2020 in Texas. The University of Texas at Austin is ranked second with 86% and Texas Christian 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 Texas.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Texas
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Rice University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHouston, TX
93%-97%
2The University of Texas at Austin
Public, 4 or more yearsAustin, TX
86%-95%
3Texas Christian University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFort Worth, TX
83%14%92%
4Texas A & M University-College Station
Public, 4 or more yearsCollege Station, TX
82%8%92%
5Southern Methodist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDallas, TX
81%14%91%
6Baylor University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWaco, TX
78%-89%
7Trinity University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSan Antonio, TX
76%18%91%
8Austin College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSherman, TX
72%-82%
9University of Dallas
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIrving, TX
71%24%79%
10The University of Texas at Dallas
Public, 4 or more yearsRichardson, TX
70%16%88%
11Southwestern University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGeorgetown, TX
69%26%81%
12University of St Thomas
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHouston, TX
68%-82%
13Saint Edward's University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAustin, TX
64%24%79%
14LeTourneau University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLongview, TX
63%-78%
15Abilene Christian University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAbilene, TX
61%-77%
16University of Houston
Public, 4 or more yearsHouston, TX
61%9%85%
17Texas Tech University
Public, 4 or more yearsLubbock, TX
61%26%85%
18St. Mary's University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSan Antonio, TX
60%-75%
19Dallas Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDallas, TX
58%30%77%
20University of North Texas
Public, 4 or more yearsDenton, TX
56%22%78%