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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Missouri

Missouri Valley College has the lowest graduation rate of 23% for academic year 2019-2020 in Missouri. Lincoln University is ranked second with 26% and Columbia College follows them with 28%. 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 Missouri.
Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Missouri
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Missouri Valley College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMarshall, MO
23%53%44%
2Lincoln University
Public, 4 or more yearsJefferson City, MO
26%2%50%
3Columbia College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsColumbia, MO
28%-69%
4Park University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsParkville, MO
28%3%55%
5Missouri Southern State University
Public, 4 or more yearsJoplin, MO
32%2%61%
6Missouri Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Louis, MO
35%-66%
7Missouri Western State University
Public, 4 or more yearsSaint Joseph, MO
36%1%62%
8Hannibal-LaGrange University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHannibal, MO
43%2%59%
9Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFayette, MO
44%42%73%
10Culver-Stockton College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCanton, MO
46%33%67%
11Lindenwood University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Charles, MO
47%35%70%
12Southwest Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBolivar, MO
48%-71%
13Avila University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsKansas City, MO
51%23%68%
14University of Central Missouri
Public, 4 or more yearsWarrensburg, MO
51%28%70%
15Southeast Missouri State University
Public, 4 or more yearsCape Girardeau, MO
51%-74%
16William Woods University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFulton, MO
52%2%74%
17University of Missouri-Kansas City
Public, 4 or more yearsKansas City, MO
54%-73%
18Northwest Missouri State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMaryville, MO
54%1%78%
19Evangel University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSpringfield, MO
55%-79%
20Webster University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSaint Louis, MO
55%-78%