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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Georgia

Paine College has the lowest graduation rate of 13% for academic year 2019-2020 in Georgia. Brewton-Parker College is ranked second with 20% and Albany State University follows them with 23%. 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 Georgia.
Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Georgia
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Paine College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAugusta, GA
13%-66%
2Brewton-Parker College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMount Vernon, GA
20%62%42%
3Albany State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAlbany, GA
23%47%62%
4Savannah State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSavannah, GA
29%10%60%
5Fort Valley State University
Public, 4 or more yearsFort Valley, GA
35%42%75%
6Shorter University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRome, GA
37%-55%
7Columbus State University
Public, 4 or more yearsColumbus, GA
38%36%72%
8Georgia Southwestern State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAmericus, GA
38%40%62%
9Valdosta State University
Public, 4 or more yearsValdosta, GA
40%41%65%
10Emmanuel College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFranklin Springs, GA
41%46%58%
11LaGrange College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLagrange, GA
41%46%60%
12Clark Atlanta University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAtlanta, GA
44%-70%
13Piedmont College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDemorest, GA
45%-62%
14University of West Georgia
Public, 4 or more yearsCarrollton, GA
45%33%69%
15Brenau University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGainesville, GA
46%42%51%
16Toccoa Falls College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsToccoa Falls, GA
46%-61%
17Kennesaw State University
Public, 4 or more yearsKennesaw, GA
46%30%79%
18Thomas University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsThomasville, GA
47%-47%
19Oglethorpe University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAtlanta, GA
48%-80%
20Georgia Southern University
Public, 4 or more yearsStatesboro, GA
50%33%78%