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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate in Virginia

University of Virginia-Main Campus has the highest graduation rate of 94% for academic year 2019-2020 in Virginia. Washington and Lee University is ranked second with 93% and William & Mary follows them with 91%. 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
94%3%97%
2Washington and Lee University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLexington, VA
93%-96%
3William & Mary
Public, 4 or more yearsWilliamsburg, VA
91%6%95%
4University of Richmond
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsUniversity of Richmond, VA
88%9%93%
5Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBlacksburg, VA
86%-93%
6Virginia Military Institute
Public, 4 or more yearsLexington, VA
85%12%89%
7James Madison University
Public, 4 or more yearsHarrisonburg, VA
82%-90%
8Christopher Newport University
Public, 4 or more yearsNewport News, VA
80%15%87%
9George Mason University
Public, 4 or more yearsFairfax, VA
72%15%87%
10Hampden-Sydney College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHampden-Sydney, VA
71%10%81%
11Roanoke College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSalem, VA
70%24%78%
12Longwood University
Public, 4 or more yearsFarmville, VA
67%24%75%
13Randolph-Macon College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAshland, VA
66%11%86%
14Virginia Commonwealth University
Public, 4 or more yearsRichmond, VA
66%21%85%
15University of Mary Washington
Public, 4 or more yearsFredericksburg, VA
65%28%82%
16Bridgewater College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBridgewater, VA
63%-68%
17Hollins University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRoanoke, VA
62%-78%
18Regent University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsVirginia Beach, VA
61%-76%
19Shenandoah University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWinchester, VA
61%39%83%
20Eastern Mennonite University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHarrisonburg, VA
60%28%70%