College
by Brandon Wenerd on April 22, 2014

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Check this out Bros… Using data from the National Center for Education Statistics’ Database, the dudes at ecollegefinder.org made a map breaking down the colleges with the highest graduation rates in each state. In other words, these are the colleges that should be the pride and joy of each state for getting all you college kids in and out in four years. Way to kick Cornell’s ass, Columbia.

CLICK THE MAP TO EXPAND. Full list below:

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Alabama – Samford University

  • Location – Birmingham, Alabama
  • Graduation Rate – 71%
  • Total Students – 4,758

Alaska – Alaska Pacific University

  • Location – Anchorage, Alaska
  • Graduation Rate – 52%
  • Total Students – 657

Arizona – University of Arizona

  • Location – Tucson, Arizona
  • Graduation Rate – 61%
  • Total Students – 40,223

Arkansas – Hendrix College

  • Location – Conway, Arkansas
  • Graduation Rate – 72%
  • Total Students – 1,388

California – Pomona College

  • Location – Claremont, California
  • Graduation Rate – 96%
  • Total Students – 1,607

Colorado – Colorado College

  • Location – Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Graduation Rate – 90%
  • Total Students – 2,022

Connecticut – Yale University

  • Location – New Haven, Connecticut
  • Graduation Rate – 96%
  • Total Students – 11,906

Delaware – University of Delaware

  • Location – Newark, Delaware
  • Graduation Rate – 82%
  • Total Students – 21,856

Florida – University of Florida

  • Location – Gainesville, Florida
  • Graduation Rate – 85%
  • Total Students – 49,913

Georgia – Emory University

  • Location – Atlanta, Georgia
  • Graduation Rate – 89%
  • Total Students – 14,236

Hawaii – University of Hawaii at Manoa

  • Location – Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Graduation Rate – 56%
  • Total Students – 20,426

Idaho – The College of Idaho

  • Location – Caldwell, Idaho
  • Graduation Rate – 64%
  • Total Students – 1,059

Illinois – Northwestern University

  • Location – Evanston, Illinois
  • Graduation Rate – 93%
  • Total Students – 21,215

Indiana – University of Notre Dame

  • Location – Notre Dame, Indiana
  • Graduation Rate – 95%
  • Total Students – 12,126

Iowa – Grinnell College

  • Location – Grinnell, Iowa
  • Graduation Rate – 90%
  • Total Students – 1,674

Kansas – University of Kansas

  • Location – Lawrence, Kansas
  • Graduation Rate – 64%
  • Total Students – 27,135

Kentucky – Centre College

  • Location – Danville, Kentucky
  • Graduation Rate – 87%
  • Total Students – 1,344

Louisiana – Tulane University

  • Location – New Orleans, LA
  • Graduation Rate – 75%
  • Total Students – 12,958

Maine – Bowdoin College

  • Location – Brunswick, Maine
  • Graduation Rate – 95%
  • Total Students – 1,839

Maryland – Johns Hopkins University

  • Location – Baltimore, Maryland
  • Graduation Rate – 92%
  • Total Students – 20,871

Massachusetts – Harvard University

  • Location – Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Graduation Rate – 97%
  • Total Students – 28,147

Michigan – University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

  • Location – Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Graduation Rate – 91%
  • Total Students – 43,426

Minnesota – Carleton College

  • Location – Northfield, Minnesota
  • Graduation Rate – 94%
  • Total Students – 2,055

Mississippi – Millsaps College

  • Location – Jackson, Mississippi
  • Graduation Rate – 72%
  • Total Students – 909

Missouri – Washington University in St. Louis

  • Location – St. Louis, Missouri
  • Graduation Rate – 94%
  • Total Students – 13,952

Montana– Carroll College

  • Location – Helena, Montana
  • Graduation Rate – 62%
  • Total Students – 1,463

Nebraska – Creighton University

  • Location – Omaha, Nebraska
  • Graduation Rate – 75%
  • Total Students – 7,736

Nevada – Sierra Nevada College

  • Location – Incline Village, Nevada
  • Graduation Rate – 49%
  • Total Students – 987

New Hampshire – Dartmouth College

  • Location – Hanover, New Hampshire
  • Graduation Rate – 96%
  • Total Students – 6,277

New Jersey – Princeton University

  • Location – Princeton, New Jersey
  • Graduation Rate – 96%
  • Total Students – 7,975

New Mexico – University of New Mexico

  • Location – Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Graduation Rate – 46%
  • Total Students – 29,033

New York – Columbia University in the City of New York

  • Location – New York, New York
  • Graduation Rate – 95%
  • Total Students – 26,471

North Carolina – Duke University

  • Location – Durham, North Carolina
  • Graduation Rate – 95%
  • Total Students – 15,386

North Dakota – University of North Dakota

  • Location – Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Graduation Rate – 54%
  • Total Students – 15,250

Ohio – Kenyon College

  • Location – Gambier, Ohio
  • Graduation Rate – 90%
  • Total Students – 1,667

Oklahoma – University of Oklahoma – Norman

  • Location – Norman, Oklahoma
  • Graduation Rate – 66%
  • Total Students – 27,507

Oregon – Willamette University

  • Location – Salem, Oregon
  • Graduation Rate – 77%
  • Total Students – 2,931

Pennsylvania – University of Pennsylvania

  • Location – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Graduation Rate – 96%
  • Total Students – 24,725

Rhode Island – Brown University

  • Location – Providence, Rhode Island
  • Graduation Rate – 95%
  • Total Students – 8,885

South Carolina – Wofford College

  • Location – Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Graduation Rate – 84%
  • Total Students – 1,619

South Dakota – Augustana College

  • Location – Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Graduation Rate – 66%
  • Total Students – 1,839

Tennessee – Vanderbilt University

  • Location – Nashville, Tennessee
  • Graduation Rate – 92%
  • Total Students – 12,710

Texas – Rice University

  • Location – Houston, Texas
  • Graduation Rate – 92%
  • Total Students – 6,484

Utah – Brigham Young University

  • Location – Provo, Utah
  • Graduation Rate – 77%
  • Total Students – 34,409

Vermont – Middlebury College

  • Location – Middlebury, Vermont
  • Graduation Rate – 94%
  • Total Students – 2,516

Virginia – University of Virginia

  • Location – Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Graduation Rate – 93%
  • Total Students – 23,907

Washington – Whitman College

  • Location – Walla Walla, Washington
  • Graduation Rate – 87%
  • Total Students – 1,539

West Virginia – Wheeling Jesuit University

  • Location – Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Graduation Rate – 61%
  • Total Students – 1,549

Wisconsin – University of Wisconsin – Madison

  • Location – Madison, Wisconsin
  • Graduation Rate – 82%
  • Total Students – 42,269

Wyoming – University of Wyoming

  • Location – Laramie, Wyoming
  • Graduation Rate – 54%
  • Total Students – 12,903

Brandon Wenerd

About Brandon Wenerd...

Brandon Wenerd is BroBible's senior editor, guru of @brotips, and director of strategic partnerships. He joined BroBible in the fall of 2009 after graduating from Penn State. When he’s not writing, Brandon enjoys fishing, Phish, Philly sports, Dewey Beach, supporting live music, hot sauce, and beer. E-mail him with post ideas and news tips: brandon@brobible.com.