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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Massachusetts

Pine Manor College has the lowest graduation rate of 38% for academic year 2019-2020 in Massachusetts. Eastern Nazarene College is ranked second with 40% and American International College follows them with 44%. 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 Massachusetts.
Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Massachusetts
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Pine Manor College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChestnut Hill, MA
38%-64%
2Eastern Nazarene College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsQuincy, MA
40%-66%
3American International College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSpringfield, MA
44%9%64%
4Anna Maria College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPaxton, MA
46%-63%
5University of Massachusetts-Boston
Public, 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
49%25%76%
6Curry College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMilton, MA
52%-61%
7Wheelock College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
56%-76%
8Salem State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSalem, MA
57%-74%
9Fitchburg State University
Public, 4 or more yearsFitchburg, MA
58%26%73%
10Suffolk University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
58%29%76%
11Worcester State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWorcester, MA
58%22%79%
12University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
Public, 4 or more yearsNorth Dartmouth, MA
59%28%71%
13Lesley University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCambridge, MA
60%30%80%
14Bridgewater State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBridgewater, MA
61%-78%
15Framingham State University
Public, 4 or more yearsFramingham, MA
61%28%70%
16Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Public, 4 or more yearsNorth Adams, MA
61%-70%
17Westfield State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWestfield, MA
61%-75%
18Hampshire College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAmherst, MA
63%-79%
19Western New England University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSpringfield, MA
65%20%78%
20Emmanuel College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBoston, MA
66%-78%