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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in California

University of Arizona Global Campus has the lowest graduation rate of 8% for academic year 2019-2020 in California. American Jewish University is ranked second with 33% and Holy Names University follows them with 39%. 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 in California.
Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in California
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1University of Arizona Global Campus
Public, four-yearsSan Diego, CA
8%3%26%
2American Jewish University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsLos Angeles, CA
33%--
3Holy Names University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsOakland, CA
39%2%66%
4Simpson University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsRedding, CA
43%38%72%
5California State University-Bakersfield
Public, four-yearsBakersfield, CA
46%3%83%
6Cogswell University of Silicon Valley
Private (for-profit), four-yearsSan Jose, CA
46%5%63%
7California State University-East Bay
Public, four-yearsHayward, CA
47%3%78%
8National University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsLa Jolla, CA
47%7%45%
9California State University-Dominguez Hills
Public, four-yearsCarson, CA
48%4%78%
10Humboldt State University
Public, four-yearsArcata, CA
49%6%73%
11Notre Dame de Namur University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBelmont, CA
49%33%-
12Hope International University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsFullerton, CA
49%-85%
13Pacific Union College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsAngwin, CA
51%12%70%
14California State University-Los Angeles
Public, four-yearsLos Angeles, CA
52%2%83%
15La Sierra University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsRiverside, CA
52%-79%
16California State University-Sacramento
Public, four-yearsSacramento, CA
54%3%84%
17Menlo College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsAtherton, CA
54%-71%
18California State University-Northridge
Public, four-yearsNorthridge, CA
55%6%83%
19San Diego Christian College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSantee, CA
55%9%59%
20San Francisco State University
Public, four-yearsSan Francisco, CA
55%6%82%