Princeton tops women's March Madness bracket with 90% graduation rate

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

Princeton University reported 90 percent of its students who started pursuing a bachelor's degree in 2010 graduated in four years. University of Arkansas at Little reported the lowest graduation rate – 8 percent.


March Madness: 4-year graduation rates

School4-year graduation rate
Princeton University90%
University of Virginia-Main Campus87%
Duke University87%
Villanova University85%
University of Michigan77%
Stanford University76%
Elon University76%
American University76%
Gonzaga University73%
George Washington University72%
Quinnipiac University72%
University of California-Los Angeles72%
University of California-Berkeley72%
Syracuse University69%
University of Miami68%
University of Connecticut67%
University of Maryland-College Park67%
Creighton University66%
Drake University66%
Saint Francis University62%
Florida State University61%
Ohio State University-Main Campus61%
Seattle University60%
University of Georgia60%
Marquette University59%
University of Dayton59%
Texas A & M University-College Station59%
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities58%
DePaul University56%
University of South Carolina-Columbia56%
Belmont University56%
Baylor University55%
University at Buffalo53%
The University of Texas at Austin52%
Mercer University48%
University of Iowa48%
University of Missouri-Columbia46%
University of Oregon45%
North Carolina State University at Raleigh44%
Arizona State University-Tempe43%
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville39%
University of South Florida-Main Campus39%
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus37%
University of Maine37%
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College37%
University of Louisville36%
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus34%
University of Nebraska-Lincoln33%
Oregon State University31%
Mississippi State University30%
Liberty University29%
South Dakota State University29%
Western Kentucky University27%
University of Northern Colorado27%
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay24%
Florida Gulf Coast University24%
Central Michigan University21%
North Carolina A & T State University21%
Nicholls State University19%
Notre Dame College13%
California State University-Northridge12%
Grambling State University12%
Boise State University12%
University of Arkansas at Little Rock8%

Source: National Center for Education Statistics