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Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Texas

Jarvis Christian College has the lowest graduation rate of 11% for academic year 2019-2020 in Texas. Texas College is ranked second with 12% and University of Houston-Victoria follows them with 19%. 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 Texas.
Colleges with Lowest Graduation Rate in Texas
NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time/part-time)
1Jarvis Christian College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHawkins, TX
11%-57%
2Texas College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsTyler, TX
12%40%65%
3University of Houston-Victoria
Public, 4 or more yearsVictoria, TX
19%45%56%
4Texas Southmost College
Public, 2-4 yearsBrownsville, TX
20%15%69%
5Paul Quinn College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDallas, TX
20%41%68%
6Texas Southern University
Public, 4 or more yearsHouston, TX
23%37%54%
7Wayland Baptist University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPlainview, TX
23%-49%
8Sul Ross State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAlpine, TX
25%28%48%
9Huston-Tillotson University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAustin, TX
28%-64%
10University of Houston-Downtown
Public, 4 or more yearsHouston, TX
29%40%71%
11Texas Wesleyan University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsFort Worth, TX
30%5%51%
12McMurry University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAbilene, TX
33%45%62%
13Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Public, 4 or more yearsTexarkana, TX
34%-57%
14Lamar University
Public, 4 or more yearsBeaumont, TX
34%36%64%
15Howard Payne University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBrownwood, TX
35%-49%
16Prairie View A & M University
Public, 4 or more yearsPrairie View, TX
36%31%74%
17Wiley College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMarshall, TX
36%24%39%
18Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
Public, 4 or more yearsCorpus Christi, TX
37%43%58%
19The University of Texas at El Paso
Public, 4 or more yearsEl Paso, TX
37%28%73%
20Texas A & M University-Kingsville
Public, 4 or more yearsKingsville, TX
39%32%67%