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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate

Martin University has the lowest graduation rate of 6% for academic year 2017-2018 in United States. Western International University is ranked second with 7% and Ashford University follows them with 8%. 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 (2018)
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
Martin UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIndianapolis, IN6%53%57%
Western International UniversityPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsTempe, AZ7%-13%
Ashford UniversityPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsSan Diego, CA8%24%26%
University of Maryland-University CollegePublic, 4 or more yearsAdelphi, MD9%19%38%
Langston UniversityPublic, 4 or more yearsLangston, OK9%15%55%
Everest University-South OrlandoPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTampa, FL10%--
East-West UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL11%-42%
CUNY Medgar Evers CollegePublic, 4 or more yearsBrooklyn, NY12%35%70%
Chicago State UniversityPublic, 4 or more yearsChicago, IL13%50%61%
Jones College-JacksonvillePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJacksonville, FL14%--
Granite State CollegePublic, 4 or more yearsConcord, NH14%19%43%
SUNY Empire State CollegePublic, 4 or more yearsSaratoga Springs, NY14%28%52%
Oklahoma Panhandle State UniversityPublic, 4 or more yearsGoodwell, OK14%10%40%
Le Moyne-Owen CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMemphis, TN14%-53%
Everest University-BrandonPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTampa, FL15%--
University of the Potomac-Washington DC CampusPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsWashington, DC15%-45%
University of the District of ColumbiaPublic, 4 or more yearsWashington, DC16%28%73%
Paine CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAugusta, GA16%-48%
Lincoln UniversityPublic, 4 or more yearsJefferson City, MO16%49%53%
Greensboro CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGreensboro, NC16%2%40%