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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Mississippi

Rust College has the lowest graduation rate of 20% for academic year 2019-2020 in Mississippi. Mississippi Valley State University is ranked second with 27% and Delta State 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 Mississippi.
Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Mississippi
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Rust College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHolly Springs, MS
20%-49%
2Mississippi Valley State University
Public, 4 or more yearsItta Bena, MS
27%-62%
3Delta State University
Public, 4 or more yearsCleveland, MS
39%-67%
4Tougaloo College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTougaloo, MS
40%30%74%
5Jackson State University
Public, 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
44%-53%
6Alcorn State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAlcorn State, MS
45%-73%
7Mississippi University for Women
Public, 4 or more yearsColumbus, MS
46%-63%
8Belhaven University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
47%-67%
9University of Southern Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsHattiesburg, MS
50%-72%
10Blue Mountain College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBlue Mountain, MS
51%35%73%
11William Carey University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHattiesburg, MS
53%-85%
12Mississippi State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMississippi State, MS
64%-80%
13Mississippi College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClinton, MS
65%26%80%
14University of Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsUniversity, MS
67%-85%
15Millsaps College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
68%-79%