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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Tennessee

Le Moyne-Owen College has the lowest graduation rate of 15% for academic year 2019-2020 in Tennessee. Lane College is ranked second with 23% and Tennessee State University follows them with 26%. 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
15%-62%
2Lane College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJackson, TN
23%-50%
3Tennessee State University
Public, 4 or more yearsNashville, TN
26%-64%
4Martin Methodist College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPulaski, TN
32%36%52%
5Bethel University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMcKenzie, TN
35%-57%
6Tusculum University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGreeneville, TN
36%-54%
7Maryville College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaryville, TN
45%43%68%
8Bryan College-Dayton
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDayton, TN
47%-67%
9Austin Peay State University
Public, 4 or more yearsClarksville, TN
48%-67%
10Tennessee Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAthens, TN
48%30%68%
11East Tennessee State University
Public, 4 or more yearsJohnson City, TN
50%24%73%
12King University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBristol, TN
50%2%66%
13The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
Public, 4 or more yearsChattanooga, TN
50%-73%
14Fisk University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNashville, TN
51%25%81%
15Middle Tennessee State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMurfreesboro, TN
51%24%76%
16Carson-Newman University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJefferson City, TN
52%37%63%
17University of Memphis
Public, 4 or more yearsMemphis, TN
52%17%76%
18Lincoln Memorial University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHarrogate, TN
53%-75%
19Southern Adventist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsCollegedale, TN
53%6%76%
20Cumberland University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLebanon, TN
54%32%63%