These 4-year schools have the top 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.


Divine Word College, St Luke's College and Drake University are among four-year schools in the U.S. with the best 'on time' graduation rates, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the on-time graduation rates of students who began in 2010 at all four-year schools reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top 'on time' graduation rates at U.S. 4-year schools

Rank
State
School
Enrollment
4-year graduation rate
1
Alabama
Huntsville Bible College
139
100%
2
California
American University of Health Sciences
262
100%
3
California
California Christian College
18
100%
4
Colorado
Montessori Education Center of the Rockies
79
100%
5
Georgia
Georgia Christian University
363
100%
6
Illinois
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-Chicago
189
100%
7
Illinois
Saint Anthony College of Nursing
319
100%
8
Illinois
Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences
228
100%
9
Iowa
Divine Word College
64
100%
10
Iowa
St Luke's College
260
100%
11
Kansas
Cleveland University-Kansas City
464
100%
12
Kentucky
Simmons College of Kentucky
203
100%
13
Minnesota
Walden University
52,565
100%
14
Mississippi
Southeastern Baptist College
45
100%
15
Missouri
Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences
209
100%
16
South Carolina
W L Bonner College
35
100%
17
Washington
City University of Seattle
1,874
100%
18
Connecticut
Yale University
12,458
97%
19
New Jersey
Princeton University
8,181
97%
20
California
Harvey Mudd College
842
96%
21
New Hampshire
Dartmouth College
6,409
96%
22
District of Columbia
Georgetown University
18,525
95%
23
Indiana
University of Notre Dame
12,393
95%
24
Maine
Bowdoin College
1,806
95%
25
Massachusetts
Amherst College
1,849
95%
26
North Carolina
Duke University
15,735
95%
27
Rhode Island
Brown University
9,781
95%
28
Massachusetts
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
11,376
94%
29
Minnesota
Carleton College
2,105
94%
30
Missouri
Washington University in St Louis
15,047
94%
31
New York
Hamilton College
1,883
94%
32
Indiana
Mid-America College of Funeral Service
78
93%
33
Massachusetts
Tufts University
11,489
93%
34
Pennsylvania
Haverford College
1,268
93%
35
Maine
Bates College
1,780
92%
36
Maine
Colby College
1,879
92%
37
Massachusetts
Babson College
3,165
92%
38
Massachusetts
Boston College
14,466
92%
39
Massachusetts
College of the Holy Cross
2,720
92%
40
Michigan
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
44,718
92%
41
New York
Rabbinical College Bobover Yeshiva Bnei Zion
324
92%
42
Tennessee
Vanderbilt University
12,587
92%
43
Georgia
Emory University
14,067
91%
44
Massachusetts
Bentley University
5,506
91%
45
Massachusetts
Franklin W Olin College of Engineering
378
91%
46
New York
Vassar College
2,424
91%
47
North Carolina
Davidson College
1,796
91%
48
Rhode Island
Rhode Island School of Design
2,477
91%
49
Texas
Rice University
6,855
91%
50
California
Claremont McKenna College
1,347
90%
51
Connecticut
Wesleyan University
3,206
90%
52
Massachusetts
Brandeis University
5,729
90%
53
California
California Institute of Technology
2,240
89%
54
Massachusetts
Wellesley College
2,482
89%
55
Massachusetts
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
6,642
89%
56
Massachusetts
Smith College
2,896
88%
57
Minnesota
Herzing University-Minneapolis
315
88%
58
Minnesota
St Olaf College
3,040
88%
59
New York
Yeshiva D'monsey Rabbinical College
60
88%
60
Virginia
University of Richmond
4,131
88%
61
Massachusetts
Boston University
32,695
87%
62
Minnesota
Macalester College
2,146
87%
63
New Jersey
The College of New Jersey
7,396
87%
64
New York
Skidmore College
2,686
87%
65
Virginia
Centura College-Chesapeake
214
87%
66
Washington
Gonzaga University
7,567
87%
67
California
Beverly Hills Design Institute
25
86%
68
Massachusetts
Mount Holyoke College
2,327
86%
69
Michigan
Kalamazoo College
1,443
86%
70
Minnesota
Bethlehem College & Seminary
195
86%
71
New York
United States Military Academy
4,389
86%
72
Ohio
Denison University
2,277
86%
73
Ohio
Oberlin College
2,912
86%
74
Pennsylvania
Lehigh University
7,059
86%
75
Wisconsin
Beloit College
1,394
86%
76
California
Pepperdine University
7,826
85%
77
Connecticut
Connecticut College
1,865
85%
78
Georgia
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
26,839
85%
79
Georgia
University of Georgia
36,574
85%
80
Michigan
Hillsdale College
1,526
85%
81
New York
St Lawrence University
2,464
85%
82
New York
Union College
2,203
85%
83
New York
University of Rochester
11,209
85%
84
California
Occidental College
1,969
84%
85
Illinois
Principia College
479
84%
86
New York
New York University
50,550
84%
87
North Carolina
Elon University
6,739
84%
88
Rhode Island
Providence College
4,568
84%
89
Virginia
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
33,170
84%
90
California
Homestead Schools
92
83%
91
California
Lincoln University
792
83%
92
California
Pitzer College
1,062
83%
93
Connecticut
University of Connecticut
27,721
83%
94
Louisiana
Tulane University of Louisiana
12,581
83%
95
Massachusetts
Clark University
3,298
83%
96
New Jersey
Stevens Institute of Technology
6,617
83%
97
New York
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
7,363
83%
98
New York
Yeshivath Viznitz
688
83%
99
Tennessee
Rhodes College
2,029
83%
100
Texas
The University of Texas at Austin
51,331
83%
101
Utah
Brigham Young University-Provo
34,240
83%
102
Delaware
University of Delaware
23,009
82%
103
Kentucky
Centre College
1,430
82%
104
Michigan
Compass College of Cinematic Arts
132
82%
105
Minnesota
College of Saint Benedict
1,958
82%
106
New York
Binghamton University
17,292
82%
107
Oregon
University of Portland
4,383
82%
108
South Carolina
Clemson University
23,406
82%
109
Texas
Texas A & M University-College Station
65,632
82%
110
Connecticut
Fairfield University
5,137
81%
111
Connecticut
Trinity College
2,350
81%
112
Indiana
DePauw University
2,225
81%
113
Indiana
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
2,278
81%
114
Nebraska
Creighton University
8,393
81%
115
New Jersey
Eastern International College-Belleville
222
81%
116
New York
United States Merchant Marine Academy
927
81%
117
South Carolina
Furman
3,003
81%
118
South Carolina
Wofford College
1,683
81%
119
Texas
Southern Methodist University
11,739
81%
120
California
Angeles College
167
80%
121
Florida
Florida State University
41,173
80%
122
Massachusetts
Stonehill College
2,481
80%
123
Massachusetts
The New England Conservatory of Music
819
80%
124
Michigan
Hope College
3,234
80%
125
Minnesota
Gustavus Adolphus College
2,250
80%
126
Minnesota
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
51,579
80%
127
Oregon
Lewis & Clark College
3,419
80%
128
Oregon
Reed College
1,427
80%
129
Texas
Trinity University
2,466
80%
130
Wisconsin
Lawrence University
1,528
80%
131
Wisconsin
Marquette University
11,294
80%
132
California
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
21,306
79%
133
California
Chapman University
8,542
79%
134
California
Loyola Marymount University
9,330
79%
135
California
Pacific College
360
79%
136
Connecticut
United States Coast Guard Academy
986
79%
137
District of Columbia
American University
13,346
79%
138
Indiana
Butler University
5,095
79%
139
Indiana
Saint Mary's College
1,701
79%
140
Indiana
Taylor University
2,170
79%
141
Iowa
Drake University
5,001
79%
142
Michigan
Michigan State University
50,340
79%
143
Nebraska
Bryan College of Health Sciences
703
79%
144
New York
Fordham University
15,582
79%
145
North Carolina
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
33,755
79%
146
Rhode Island
Bryant University
3,698
79%
147
Colorado
Colorado School of Mines
6,069
78%
148
Colorado
United States Air Force Academy
4,237
78%
149
Illinois
Illinois Wesleyan University
1,771
78%
150
Indiana
Purdue University-Main Campus
41,513
78%
151
Maryland
St Mary's College of Maryland
1,629
78%
152
Massachusetts
Wheaton College
1,651
78%
153
New York
Uta Mesivta of Kiryas Joel
1,764
78%
154
Ohio
John Carroll University
3,523
78%
155
Oregon
Linfield College-McMinnville Campus
1,632
78%
156
Vermont
Saint Michael's College
2,226
78%
157
Alabama
Auburn University
28,290
77%
158
Indiana
Indiana University-Bloomington
49,695
77%
159
Indiana
Wabash College
842
77%
160
Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
30,037
77%
161
Minnesota
University of St Thomas
9,920
77%
162
Missouri
Saint Louis University
16,591
77%
163
New York
Fashion Institute of Technology
9,261
77%
164
New York
SUNY College at Geneseo
5,602
77%
165
Tennessee
Sewanee-The University of the South
1,815
77%
166
Texas
Baylor University
16,959
77%
167
Virginia
Virginia Military Institute
1,713
77%
168
Alabama
Samford University
5,471
76%
169
Illinois
Knox College
1,359
76%
170
Illinois
Tribeca Flashpoint College
270
76%
171
Illinois
VanderCook College of Music
173
76%
172
Kentucky
Transylvania University
963
76%
173
Maryland
Washington College
1,479
76%
174
New Jersey
Eastwick College-Ramsey
780
76%
175
New York
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
1,408
76%
176
Ohio
Ohio Northern University
3,108
76%
177
Puerto Rico
CEM College-San Juan
681
76%
178
Arkansas
Hendrix College
1,328
75%
179
Colorado
University of Denver
11,614
75%
180
Connecticut
Quinnipiac University
9,900
75%
181
Illinois
Augustana College
2,537
75%
182
Massachusetts
Endicott College
4,835
75%
183
Missouri
Rockhurst University
2,854
75%
184
Missouri
Truman State University
6,379
75%
185
New York
University at Buffalo
30,184
75%
186
South Carolina
University of South Carolina-Columbia
34,099
75%
187
Utah
Nightingale College
246
75%
188
Virginia
Christopher Newport University
5,042
75%
189
Washington
Seattle University
7,487
75%
190
California
Career Networks Institute
453
74%
191
District of Columbia
Catholic University of America
6,076
74%
192
Georgia
Spelman College
2,125
74%
193
Iowa
University of Iowa
32,011
74%
194
Massachusetts
Springfield College
3,144
74%
195
Minnesota
Saint Johns University
1,849
74%
196
Nebraska
Clarkson College
1,219
74%
197
New York
Bard College
2,304
74%
198
Texas
Remington College-Dallas Campus
927
74%
199
Texas
Southwestern University
1,489
74%
200
California
Biola University
6,095
73%


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