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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Texas

Rice University has the highest graduation rate of 94% for academic year 2019-2020 in Texas. The University of Texas at Austin is ranked second with 88% and Texas A & M University-College Station 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), four-yearsHouston, TX
94%-97%
2The University of Texas at Austin
Public, four-yearsAustin, TX
88%-95%
3Texas A & M University-College Station
Public, four-yearsCollege Station, TX
83%6%92%
4Texas Christian University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsFort Worth, TX
82%14%92%
5Southern Methodist University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsDallas, TX
81%14%91%
6Baylor University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsWaco, TX
79%-89%
7Trinity University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSan Antonio, TX
79%15%91%
8Southwestern University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsGeorgetown, TX
73%22%81%
9Austin College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSherman, TX
71%-82%
10University of Dallas
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsIrving, TX
69%23%79%
11The University of Texas at Dallas
Public, four-yearsRichardson, TX
69%16%88%
12Saint Edward's University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsAustin, TX
67%20%79%
13Abilene Christian University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsAbilene, TX
66%-77%
14University of St Thomas
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsHouston, TX
66%-82%
15Texas Tech University
Public, four-yearsLubbock, TX
63%27%85%
16University of Houston
Public, four-yearsHouston, TX
62%9%85%
17St. Mary's University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSan Antonio, TX
59%-75%
18Sam Houston State University
Public, four-yearsHuntsville, TX
58%23%76%
19LeTourneau University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsLongview, TX
57%-78%
20University of North Texas
Public, four-yearsDenton, TX
57%21%78%