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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Louisiana

Southern University at New Orleans has the lowest graduation rate of 21% for academic year 2019-2020 in Louisiana. Louisiana State University-Shreveport is ranked second with 31% and Grambling State University follows them with 35%. 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 Louisiana.
Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Louisiana
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Southern University at New Orleans
Public, 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
21%-48%
2Louisiana State University-Shreveport
Public, 4 or more yearsShreveport, LA
31%-63%
3Grambling State University
Public, 4 or more yearsGrambling, LA
35%-72%
4Louisiana College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPineville, LA
37%49%63%
5Southeastern Louisiana University
Public, 4 or more yearsHammond, LA
39%35%67%
6University of Holy Cross
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
40%-76%
7Southern University and A & M College
Public, 4 or more yearsBaton Rouge, LA
41%-64%
8University of New Orleans
Public, 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
42%33%71%
9Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Public, 4 or more yearsNatchitoches, LA
44%-71%
10McNeese State University
Public, 4 or more yearsLake Charles, LA
47%28%70%
11University of Louisiana at Monroe
Public, 4 or more yearsMonroe, LA
47%-71%
12Nicholls State University
Public, 4 or more yearsThibodaux, LA
49%26%74%
13Dillard University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
51%31%69%
14University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Public, 4 or more yearsLafayette, LA
51%-75%
15Xavier University of Louisiana
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
51%36%75%
16Centenary College of Louisiana
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsShreveport, LA
59%-76%
17Louisiana Tech University
Public, 4 or more yearsRuston, LA
60%24%79%
18Loyola University New Orleans
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
62%11%85%
19Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Public, 4 or more yearsBaton Rouge, LA
68%-84%
20Tulane University of Louisiana
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Orleans, LA
86%11%94%