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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in North Carolina

Saint Augustine's University has the lowest graduation rate of 16% for academic year 2019-2020 in North Carolina. Shaw University is ranked second with 17% and Livingstone College follows them with 24%. 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 North Carolina.
Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in North Carolina
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Saint Augustine's University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRaleigh, NC
16%23%45%
2Shaw University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRaleigh, NC
17%-47%
3Livingstone College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSalisbury, NC
24%-50%
4Chowan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMurfreesboro, NC
27%47%55%
5Mars Hill University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMars Hill, NC
30%48%63%
6Greensboro College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGreensboro, NC
33%53%60%
7Fayetteville State University
Public, 4 or more yearsFayetteville, NC
34%33%69%
8Elizabeth City State University
Public, 4 or more yearsElizabeth City, NC
39%34%73%
9St. Andrews University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLaurinburg, NC
39%-48%
10North Carolina Wesleyan College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRocky Mount, NC
41%36%63%
11University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Public, 4 or more yearsPembroke, NC
41%38%74%
12Warren Wilson College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSwannanoa, NC
43%-65%
13Pfeiffer University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMisenheimer, NC
44%-64%
14Belmont Abbey College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBelmont, NC
45%-66%
15Methodist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFayetteville, NC
45%-53%
16Lees-McRae College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBanner Elk, NC
46%27%67%
17Johnson C Smith University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCharlotte, NC
49%34%69%
18North Carolina Central University
Public, 4 or more yearsDurham, NC
49%28%82%
19Wingate University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWingate, NC
50%38%64%
20Catawba College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSalisbury, NC
51%49%83%