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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate

Martin University has the lowest graduation rate of 4% for academic year 2019-2020 in United States. Ashford University is ranked second with 8% and East-West University follows them with 10%. 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 low graduation rates with transfer-out rates and retention rates. You may want to check colleges having the highest graduation rates.
Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Martin UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIndianapolis, IN4%39%53%
2Ashford UniversityPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsSan Diego, CA8%19%23%
3East-West UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL10%-33%
4Texas CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTyler, TX10%38%65%
5Western International UniversityPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsTempe, AZ11%-13%
6Union Institute & UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCincinnati, OH11%44%50%
7Le Moyne-Owen CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMemphis, TN12%-62%
8CUNY Medgar Evers CollegePublic, 4 or more yearsBrooklyn, NY13%33%58%
9Langston UniversityPublic, 4 or more yearsLangston, OK13%19%52%
10Jones College-JacksonvillePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJacksonville, FL14%--
11University of Maryland Global CampusPublic, 4 or more yearsAdelphi, MD15%37%53%
12Shaw UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRaleigh, NC15%-47%
13Cheyney University of PennsylvaniaPublic, 4 or more yearsCheyney, PA15%44%36%
14Kentucky State UniversityPublic, 4 or more yearsFrankfort, KY18%38%56%
15University of the SouthwestPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHobbs, NM18%76%54%
16Wilberforce UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWilberforce, OH18%-39%
17Jarvis Christian CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHawkins, TX18%34%57%
18Albany State UniversityPublic, 4 or more yearsAlbany, GA19%48%62%
19Chicago State UniversityPublic, 4 or more yearsChicago, IL19%41%60%
20University of Houston-VictoriaPublic, 4 or more yearsVictoria, TX19%-56%