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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Ohio

Wilberforce University has the lowest graduation rate of 20% for academic year 2019-2020 in Ohio. Central State University is ranked second with 28% and University of Rio Grande follows them with 32%. 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 Ohio.
Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Ohio
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Wilberforce University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWilberforce, OH
20%-39%
2Central State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWilberforce, OH
28%12%54%
3University of Rio Grande
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRio Grande, OH
32%25%51%
4Defiance College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDefiance, OH
35%-55%
5Shawnee State University
Public, 4 or more yearsPortsmouth, OH
35%26%70%
6Lourdes University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSylvania, OH
36%-69%
7Notre Dame College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCleveland, OH
37%-60%
8Youngstown State University
Public, 4 or more yearsYoungstown, OH
41%-76%
9Mount Saint Joseph University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCincinnati, OH
45%-72%
10Wright State University-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsDayton, OH
45%-64%
11University of Akron Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsAkron, OH
46%19%72%
12Cleveland State University
Public, 4 or more yearsCleveland, OH
46%-72%
13Lake Erie College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPainesville, OH
47%-67%
14Ohio Dominican University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsColumbus, OH
47%38%65%
15University of Toledo
Public, 4 or more yearsToledo, OH
50%-76%
16Heidelberg University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTiffin, OH
51%23%67%
17Muskingum University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew Concord, OH
53%-76%
18Ursuline College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPepper Pike, OH
53%36%71%
19Bluffton University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBluffton, OH
54%-66%
20Hiram College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHiram, OH
54%-76%