Highest 4-Year Graduation Rates

Most students enter college with a four-year plan, but changing or adding majors, retaking classes or taking time off for personal reasons can quickly extend that plan to five or even six years. While getting the most out of your college experience is important, taking additional semesters to earn your degree often means paying more in tuition and fees. The following schools had the highest proportion of students who graduated in four years, based on students who started in fall 2006.

School 4-year graduation rate
Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

Taylor University

Upland, IN

University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Champaign, IL

University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

University of Puget Sound

Tacoma, WA

Wabash College

Crawfordsville, IN

Willamette University

Salem, OR

Beloit College

Beloit, WI

Binghamton University—​SUNY

Binghamton, NY


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