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Top Universities with Highest Freshman Retention Rate

Rank School Location Average freshman retention rate
1 Columbia University New York, NY 99%
2 Yale University New Haven, CT 99%
3 Brown University Providence, RI 98%
4 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA 98%
5 Dartmouth College Hanover, NH 98%
6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA 98%
7 Princeton University Princeton, NJ 98%
8 Stanford University Stanford, CA 98%
9 University of Chicago Chicago, IL 98%
10 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN 98%
11 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA 98%
12 Duke University Durham, NC 97%
13 Harvard University Cambridge, MA 97%
14 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD 97%
15 Northwestern University Evanston, IL 97%
16 Rice University Houston, TX 97%
17 Tufts University Medford, MA 97%
18 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA 97%
19 University of California--Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA 97%
20 University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC 97%
21 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA 97%
22 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA 97%
23 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN 97%
24 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO 97%
25 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA 96%
26 Cornell University Ithaca, NY 96%
27 Georgetown University Washington, DC 96%
28 University of Florida Gainesville, FL 96%
29 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI 96%
30 University of Rochester Rochester, NY 96%
31 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA 95%
32 College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA 95%
33 Emory University Atlanta, GA 95%
34 University of California--San Diego La Jolla, CA 95%
35 Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA 94%
36 University of California--Irvine Irvine, CA 94%
37 University of Georgia Athens, GA 94%
38 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL 94%
39 University of Maryland--College Park College Park, MD 94%
40 University of Wisconsin--Madison Madison, WI 94%
41 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC 94%
42 Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA 94%
43 Brandeis University Waltham, MA 93%
44 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 93%
45 Ohio State University--Columbus Columbus, OH 93%
46 Pennsylvania State University--University Park University Park, PA 93%
47 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 93%
48 University of Washington Seattle, WA 93%
49 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH 92%
50 George Washington University Washington, DC 92%
51 New York University New York, NY 92%
52 Northeastern University Boston, MA 92%
53 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY 92%
54 Texas A&M University--College Station College Station, TX 92%
55 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 92%
56 University of Texas--Austin Austin, TX 92%
57 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 92%
58 Boston University Boston, MA 91%
59 Clemson University Clemson, SC 91%
60 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 91%
61 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--New Brunswick Piscataway, NJ 91%
62 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY 91%
63 University of California--Davis Davis, CA 91%
64 University of California--Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 91%
65 University of Delaware Newark, DE 91%
66 Yeshiva University New York, NY 91%
67 Binghamton University--SUNY Binghamton, NY 90%
68 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 90%
69 Fordham University New York, NY 90%
70 Indiana University--Bloomington Bloomington, IN 90%
71 North Carolina State University--Raleigh Raleigh, NC 90%
72 Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ 90%
73 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL 90%
74 American University Washington, DC 89%
75 Clark University Worcester, MA 89%
76 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL 89%
77 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI 89%
78 Miami University--Oxford Oxford, OH 89%
79 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA 89%
80 Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX 89%
81 Stony Brook University--SUNY Stony Brook, NY 89%
82 Tulane University New Orleans, LA 89%
83 University of California--Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA 89%
84 University of Minnesota--Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN 89%
85 University at Buffalo--SUNY Buffalo, NY 88%
86 University of New Hampshire Durham, NH 88%
87 University of St. Thomas St. Paul, MN 88%
88 University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK 88%
89 Auburn University Auburn University, AL 87%
90 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA 87%
91 Purdue University--West Lafayette West Lafayette, IN 87%
92 Temple University Philadelphia, PA 87%
93 University of Dayton Dayton, OH 87%
94 University of Denver Denver, CO 87%
95 University of Massachusetts--Amherst Amherst, MA 87%
96 University of South Carolina Columbia, SC 87%
97 Clarkson University Potsdam, NY 86%
98 Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO 86%
99 DePaul University Chicago, IL 86%
100 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Newark Newark, NJ 86%
101 SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry Syracuse, NY 86%
102 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX 86%
103 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL 86%
104 University of Maryland--Baltimore County Baltimore, MD 86%
105 University of San Diego San Diego, CA 86%
106 University of South Florida Tampa, FL 86%
107 University of Vermont Burlington, VT 86%
108 Baylor University Waco, TX 85%
109 Biola University La Mirada, CA 85%
110 George Mason University Fairfax, VA 85%
111 Iowa State University Ames, IA 85%
112 Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, LA 85%
113 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL 85%
114 Polytechnic Institute of New York University Brooklyn, NY 85%
115 University at Albany--SUNY Albany, NY 85%
116 University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 85%
117 University of California--Riverside Riverside, CA 85%
118 University of Missouri Columbia, MO 85%
119 University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN 85%
120 Brigham Young University--Provo Provo, UT 84%
121 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA 84%
122 Howard University Washington, DC 84%
123 Illinois State University Normal, IL 84%
124 St. Louis University St. Louis, MO 84%
125 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH 84%
126 University of Colorado--Boulder Boulder, CO 84%
127 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA 84%
128 University of Nebraska--Lincoln Lincoln, NE 84%
129 University of Oregon Eugene, OR 84%
130 University of the Pacific Stockton, CA 84%
131 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA 84%
132 Azusa Pacific University Azusa, CA 83%
133 Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 83%
134 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA 83%
135 Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS 83%
136 San Diego State University San Diego, CA 83%
137 Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ 83%
138 St. John Fisher College Rochester, NY 83%
139 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR 83%
140 University of Oklahoma Norman, OK 83%
141 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA 83%
142 University of Texas--Dallas Richardson, TX 83%
143 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT 83%
144 Washington State University Pullman, WA 83%
145 Florida A&M University Tallahassee, FL 82%
146 Maryville University of St. Louis St Louis, MO 82%
147 Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI 82%
148 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ 82%
149 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 82%
150 Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX 82%
151 University of La Verne La Verne, CA 82%
152 Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 81%
153 Catholic University of America Washington, DC 81%
154 Florida International University Miami, FL 81%
155 Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN 81%
156 New School New York, NY 81%
157 Adelphi University Garden City, NY 80%
158 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA 80%
159 North Dakota State University Fargo, ND 80%
160 Ohio University Athens, OH 80%
161 University of Illinois--Chicago Chicago, IL 80%
162 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY 80%
163 University of Mississippi University, MS 80%
164 University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI 80%
165 West Virginia University Morgantown, WV 80%
166 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 79%
167 Oklahoma State University Stillwater, OK 79%
168 University of Alabama--Birmingham Birmingham, AL 79%
169 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 79%
170 University of Houston Houston, TX 79%
171 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS 79%
172 University of Maine Orono, ME 79%
173 Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI 78%
174 Ball State University Muncie, IN 78%
175 Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI 78%
176 East Carolina University Greenville, NC 78%
177 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY 78%
178 Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA 78%
179 St. John's University Queens, NY 78%
180 University of Hawaii--Manoa Honolulu, HI 78%
181 University of Idaho Moscow, ID 78%
182 University of Louisville Louisville, KY 78%
183 University of Massachusetts--Lowell Lowell, MA 78%
184 University of Nevada--Reno Reno, NV 78%
185 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 78%
186 University of North Carolina--Charlotte Charlotte, NC 78%
187 Benedictine University Lisle, IL 77%
188 Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL 77%
189 South Dakota State University Brookings, SD 77%
190 University of North Carolina--Greensboro Greensboro, NC 77%
191 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND 77%
192 Kent State University Kent, OH 76%
193 New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM 76%
194 Pace University New York, NY 76%
195 University of Alabama--Huntsville Huntsville, AL 76%
196 University of Massachusetts--Boston Boston, MA 76%
197 University of Memphis Memphis, TN 76%
198 University of Nevada--Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV 76%
199 University of North Texas Denton, TX 76%
200 Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OH 75%
201 Edgewood College Madison, WI 75%
202 Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne, FL 75%
203 Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, PA 75%
204 Jackson State University Jackson, MS 75%
205 Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL 75%
206 St. Mary's University of Minnesota Winona, MN 75%
207 University of Alaska--Fairbanks Fairbanks, AK 75%
208 Cardinal Stritch University Milwaukee, WI 74%
209 North Carolina A&T State University Greensboro, NC 74%
210 University of Louisiana--Lafayette Lafayette, LA 74%
211 University of Missouri--Kansas City Kansas City, MO 74%
212 University of South Dakota Vermillion, SD 74%
213 University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS 74%
214 University of West Florida Pensacola, FL 74%
215 Utah State University Logan, UT 74%
216 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI 74%
217 Immaculata University Immaculata, PA 73%
218 Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LA 73%
219 Oakland University Rochester, MI 73%
220 Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville, TN 73%
221 University of Montana Missoula, MT 73%
222 University of Wyoming Laramie, WY 73%
223 Wayne State University Detroit, MI 73%
224 Widener University Chester, PA 73%
225 Bowie State University Bowie, MD 72%
226 Montana State University Bozeman, MT 72%
227 Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX 72%
228 Texas Woman's University Denton, TX 72%
229 University of Colorado--Denver Denver, CO 72%
230 University of Missouri--St. Louis St. Louis, MO 72%
231 University of Nebraska--Omaha Omaha, NE 72%
232 University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI 72%
233 Ashland University Ashland, OH 71%
234 Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ 71%
235 Regent University Virginia Beach, VA 71%
236 University of Texas--El Paso El Paso, TX 71%
237 Indiana University-Purdue University--Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN 70%
238 Trinity International University Deerfield, IL 70%
239 Wichita State University Wichita, KS 70%
240 Wright State University Dayton, OH 70%
241 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN 69%
242 Portland State University Portland, OR 69%
243 Southern Illinois University--Carbondale Carbondale, IL 69%
244 University of Akron Akron, OH 69%
245 University of Northern Colorado Greeley, CO 69%
246 University of New Orleans New Orleans, LA 68%
247 University of South Alabama Mobile, AL 68%
248 University of Toledo Toledo, OH 68%
249 Morgan State University Baltimore, MD 67%
250 Nova Southeastern University Ft. Lauderdale, FL 67%
251 Spalding University Louisville, KY 67%
252 University of Texas--Arlington Arlington, TX 67%
253 Indiana State University Terre Haute, IN 66%
254 Tennessee State University Nashville, TN 66%
255 Clark Atlanta University Atlanta, GA 65%
256 Lamar University Beaumont, TX 65%
257 Texas A&M University--Commerce Commerce, TX 65%
258 Barry University Miami Shores, FL 64%
259 South Carolina State University Orangeburg, SC 64%
260 University of Arkansas--Little Rock Little Rock, AR 64%
261 Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH 63%
262 Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX 61%
263 Lynn University Boca Raton, FL 60%
264 Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio, TX 60%
265 Texas A&M University--Kingsville Kingsville, TX 60%
266 Texas Southern University Houston, TX 59%
267 Idaho State University Pocatello, ID 58%
268 University of Texas--San Antonio San Antonio, TX 58%
 
 
 

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