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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in South Carolina

Allen University has the lowest graduation rate of 22% for academic year 2019-2020 in South Carolina. Benedict College is ranked second with 24% and Morris College follows them with 25%. 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 South Carolina.
Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in South Carolina
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Allen University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsColumbia, SC
22%46%37%
2Benedict College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsColumbia, SC
24%28%57%
3Morris College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSumter, SC
25%45%50%
4Limestone College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGaffney, SC
33%6%52%
5South Carolina State University
Public, 4 or more yearsOrangeburg, SC
35%16%64%
6Coker University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHartsville, SC
39%42%51%
7University of South Carolina Aiken
Public, 4 or more yearsAiken, SC
39%43%64%
8Charleston Southern University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCharleston, SC
41%44%67%
9Voorhees College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDenmark, SC
41%-55%
10Francis Marion University
Public, 4 or more yearsFlorence, SC
44%13%67%
11Erskine College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDue West, SC
45%-54%
12Lander University
Public, 4 or more yearsGreenwood, SC
45%30%64%
13Coastal Carolina University
Public, 4 or more yearsConway, SC
47%39%69%
14University of South Carolina-Upstate
Public, 4 or more yearsSpartanburg, SC
48%35%65%
15Claflin University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsOrangeburg, SC
51%9%76%
16Southern Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCentral, SC
54%28%68%
17Newberry College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNewberry, SC
54%-61%
18Converse College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSpartanburg, SC
58%-70%
19North Greenville University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTigerville, SC
59%-73%
20Columbia College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsColumbia, SC
60%28%70%