New Saint Andrews College has the highest overall graduation rate (79 percent) and retention rate (81 percent) of first-time full-time students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in the state of Idaho.  Only Idaho’s private colleges and universities have graduation rates above 60 percent.

Idaho’s 4-Year Institutions

Overall Graduation Rates, (Students who began 2005) 2011

Retention of First-Time Full-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor Degrees, 2011

Rate (%)

Rank

Rate (%)

Rank

New Saint Andrews College

79

1

81

1

College of Idaho

63

2

80

2 (tie)

Brigham Young University-Idaho

61

3

73

3

Northwest Nazarene University

52

4

72

4

University of Idaho

51

5

80

2 (tie)

Boise State University

31

6

69

5

Lewis-Clark State College

31

7

56

7

Idaho State University

29

8

61

6

Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics, College Navigator, (accessed May 20, 2013)

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