Westminster Ranks in MO Top 5 on Dept. of Education College Scorecard
For students researching which college to attend, a number of questions play a role in determining the best school, including how many of a college’s students actually graduate and how long does it take them to do so.
Data recently released on the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard shows Westminster about the top 5 colleges in Missouri for graduation rate.
With 70% of students graduating within 6 years, Westminster ties for 3rd place with St. Louis University and the University of Missouri – Columbia. Washington University and Truman State University lead the list. The average graduation rate for schools across the country is 59%.
Comparing 4-year schools, the above rate assesses how many full-time students entering for the first time graduate within six years.
Westminster also recently ranked in Missouri’s top 5 for graduates’ starting salaries, according to SmartAsset.