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Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate

Princeton University has the highest graduation rate of 98% for academic year 2021-2022 in United States. Yale University is ranked second with 97% and Harvard University follows them with 97%. 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.
Colleges with Highest Graduation Rate
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Princeton University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPrinceton, NJ
98%-83%
2Yale University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew Haven, CT
97%-65%
3Harvard University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsCambridge, MA
97%-76%
4Columbia University in the City of New York
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNew York, NY
97%1%95%
5University of Chicago
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsChicago, IL
96%-100%
6University of Notre Dame
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNotre Dame, IN
96%-97%
7Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsCambridge, MA
96%-98%
8Duke University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsDurham, NC
96%-97%
9University of Pennsylvania
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPhiladelphia, PA
96%-95%
10Brown University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsProvidence, RI
96%-92%
11Stanford University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsStanford, CA
96%1%86%
12Georgetown University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsWashington, DC
95%-94%
13Northwestern University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsEvanston, IL
95%-97%
14Johns Hopkins University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBaltimore, MD
95%2%97%
15Harvey Mudd College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsClaremont, CA
94%5%92%
16Bowdoin College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBrunswick, ME
94%4%86%
17Tufts University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMedford, MA
94%5%92%
18Williams College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsWilliamstown, MA
94%2%90%
19University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Public, four-yearsAnn Arbor, MI
94%-96%
20Dartmouth College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsHanover, NH
94%-96%