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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), four-yearsMarshall, MO
23%53%52%
2Lincoln University
Public, four-yearsJefferson City, MO
26%2%51%
3Columbia College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsColumbia, MO
28%-71%
4Park University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsParkville, MO
28%3%63%
5Missouri Southern State University
Public, four-yearsJoplin, MO
32%2%67%
6Missouri Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSaint Louis, MO
35%-69%
7Missouri Western State University
Public, four-yearsSaint Joseph, MO
36%1%63%
8Hannibal-LaGrange University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsHannibal, MO
43%2%60%
9Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsFayette, MO
44%42%70%
10Culver-Stockton College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsCanton, MO
46%33%66%
11Lindenwood University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSaint Charles, MO
47%35%75%
12Southwest Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBolivar, MO
48%-64%
13Avila University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsKansas City, MO
51%23%69%
14University of Central Missouri
Public, four-yearsWarrensburg, MO
51%28%75%
15Southeast Missouri State University
Public, four-yearsCape Girardeau, MO
51%-80%
16William Woods University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsFulton, MO
52%2%70%
17University of Missouri-Kansas City
Public, four-yearsKansas City, MO
54%-75%
18Northwest Missouri State University
Public, four-yearsMaryville, MO
54%1%76%
19Evangel University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSpringfield, MO
55%-80%
20Webster University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsSaint Louis, MO
55%-77%