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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Virginia

University of Virginia-Main Campus has the highest graduation rate of 95% for academic year 2019-2020 in Virginia. Washington and Lee University is ranked second with 94% and William & Mary follows them with 90%. 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 Virginia.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Virginia
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1University of Virginia-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsCharlottesville, VA
95%3%97%
2Washington and Lee University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLexington, VA
94%5%96%
3William & Mary
Public, 4 or more yearsWilliamsburg, VA
90%7%95%
4University of Richmond
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsUniversity of Richmond, VA
89%-93%
5Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBlacksburg, VA
86%-93%
6James Madison University
Public, 4 or more yearsHarrisonburg, VA
84%-90%
7Virginia Military Institute
Public, 4 or more yearsLexington, VA
79%19%89%
8Christopher Newport University
Public, 4 or more yearsNewport News, VA
78%18%87%
9George Mason University
Public, 4 or more yearsFairfax, VA
71%16%87%
10Roanoke College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSalem, VA
70%23%78%
11Hampden-Sydney College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHampden-Sydney, VA
68%10%81%
12Randolph-Macon College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAshland, VA
68%11%86%
13Virginia Commonwealth University
Public, 4 or more yearsRichmond, VA
67%20%85%
14Hollins University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRoanoke, VA
66%-78%
15Longwood University
Public, 4 or more yearsFarmville, VA
66%14%75%
16University of Mary Washington
Public, 4 or more yearsFredericksburg, VA
65%29%82%
17Hampton University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHampton, VA
60%32%74%
18Shenandoah University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWinchester, VA
60%30%83%
19Bridgewater College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBridgewater, VA
59%-68%
20Eastern Mennonite University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHarrisonburg, VA
58%27%70%