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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Tennessee

Le Moyne-Owen College has the lowest graduation rate of 14% for academic year 2019-2020 in Tennessee. Lane College is ranked second with 22% and Bethel University 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 Tennessee.
Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Tennessee
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Le Moyne-Owen College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMemphis, TN
14%-62%
2Lane College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, TN
22%-50%
3Bethel University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMcKenzie, TN
32%-57%
4Tennessee State University
Public, 4 or more yearsNashville, TN
32%32%64%
5Martin Methodist College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPulaski, TN
36%33%52%
6Tennessee Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAthens, TN
41%41%68%
7Tusculum University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGreeneville, TN
41%-54%
8Austin Peay State University
Public, 4 or more yearsClarksville, TN
43%-67%
9Cumberland University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLebanon, TN
43%41%63%
10Bryan College-Dayton
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDayton, TN
45%-67%
11Middle Tennessee State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMurfreesboro, TN
47%20%76%
12The University of Tennessee-Martin
Public, 4 or more yearsMartin, TN
47%25%74%
13The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Public, 4 or more yearsChattanooga, TN
48%-73%
14East Tennessee State University
Public, 4 or more yearsJohnson City, TN
50%23%73%
15Fisk University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNashville, TN
50%25%81%
16Maryville College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaryville, TN
51%34%68%
17University of Memphis
Public, 4 or more yearsMemphis, TN
53%16%76%
18Tennessee Technological University
Public, 4 or more yearsCookeville, TN
54%26%75%
19Lincoln Memorial University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHarrogate, TN
55%-75%
20Southern Adventist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCollegedale, TN
55%22%76%