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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Tennessee

Le Moyne-Owen College has the lowest graduation rate of 18% for academic year 2021-2022 in Tennessee. Lane College is ranked second with 24% and Tennessee State University follows them with 30%. 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), four-yearsMemphis, TN
18%-48%
2Lane College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsJackson, TN
24%-55%
3Tennessee State University
Public, four-yearsNashville, TN
30%4%64%
4Martin Methodist College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsPulaski, TN
34%-57%
5Bethel University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMcKenzie, TN
38%1%61%
6Tusculum University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsGreeneville, TN
41%-67%
7Austin Peay State University
Public, four-yearsClarksville, TN
42%-70%
8Fisk University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNashville, TN
46%-80%
9King University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsBristol, TN
46%4%64%
10Southern Adventist University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsCollegedale, TN
48%8%81%
11Trevecca Nazarene University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsNashville, TN
49%1%74%
12East Tennessee State University
Public, four-yearsJohnson City, TN
51%25%78%
13Cumberland University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsLebanon, TN
52%7%66%
14Tennessee Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsAthens, TN
52%13%77%
15The University of Tennessee-Martin
Public, four-yearsMartin, TN
52%22%74%
16Lincoln Memorial University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsHarrogate, TN
53%-76%
17University of Memphis
Public, four-yearsMemphis, TN
54%14%80%
18Middle Tennessee State University
Public, four-yearsMurfreesboro, TN
54%28%79%
19The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Public, four-yearsChattanooga, TN
54%-77%
20Maryville College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaryville, TN
56%25%71%