Davidson College tops March Madness bracket with 91% graduation rate

Four-year graduation rates range widely at schools that sent teams to the NCAA men's basketball tournament, according to the National Center for Education Statistics..

Davidson College reported 91 percent of its students who started pursuing a bachelor's degree in 2010 graduated in four years. At the bottom of the heap, Texas Southern University reported a 6 percent graduation rate for the same time frame.

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March Madness: 4-year graduation rates

School4-year graduation rate
Davidson College91%
Duke University87%
University of Virginia87%
Villanova University85%
Bucknell University85%
University of Pennsylvania85%
Providence College83%
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill80%
University of Michigan77%
Gonzaga University73%
University of California-Los Angeles72%
Syracuse University69%
University of Miami68%
University of Florida67%
Creighton University66%
Loyola University Chicago65%
Xavier University63%
Butler University62%
Florida State University61%
Clemson University61%
Virginia Tech61%
Ohio State University59%
Texas Christian University59%
Seton Hall University56%
St Bonaventure University55%
College of Charleston55%
Michigan State University53%
University at Buffalo53%
The University of Texas at Austin52%
Iona College51%
Texas A & M University-College Station50%
Auburn University47%
University of Missouri-Columbia46%
Purdue University45%
Lipscomb University45%
The University of Alabama44%
North Carolina State University at Raleigh44%
Arizona State University-Tempe43%
Radford University43%
University of Arkansas42%
University of Arizona42%
University of Kansas41%
University of Oklahoma40%
University of Rhode Island39%
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville39%
University of Maryland-Baltimore County34%
University of Kentucky33%
Texas Tech University33%
West Virginia University33%
University of North Carolina at Greensboro31%
San Diego State University29%
Murray State University29%
South Dakota State University29%
Kansas State University28%
University of Cincinnati28%
The University of Montana25%
Marshall University25%
Stephen F Austin State University24%
Georgia State University22%
North Carolina Central University22%
University of Nevada-Reno21%
Wright State University21%
Wichita State University19%
University of Houston18%
New Mexico State University-Main Campus16%
California State University-Fullerton14%
LIU Brooklyn10%
Texas Southern University6%

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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