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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Mississippi

Rust College has the lowest graduation rate of 28% for academic year 2019-2020 in Mississippi. Mississippi Valley State University is ranked second with 32% and Jackson State University follows them with 38%. 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
28%-49%
2Mississippi Valley State University
Public, 4 or more yearsItta Bena, MS
32%-62%
3Jackson State University
Public, 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
38%-53%
4Delta State University
Public, 4 or more yearsCleveland, MS
39%-67%
5Mississippi University for Women
Public, 4 or more yearsColumbus, MS
40%-63%
6Alcorn State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAlcorn State, MS
41%-73%
7William Carey University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHattiesburg, MS
47%-85%
8Blue Mountain College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBlue Mountain, MS
48%-73%
9University of Southern Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsHattiesburg, MS
49%-72%
10Belhaven University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
50%-67%
11Tougaloo College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTougaloo, MS
50%14%74%
12Mississippi College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClinton, MS
57%34%80%
13Mississippi State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMississippi State, MS
61%-80%
14University of Mississippi
Public, 4 or more yearsUniversity, MS
66%-85%
15Millsaps College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, MS
72%-79%