Liberal Arts Colleges With the Highest Black Student Graduation Rates

New data from the U.S. Department of Education reveals that there are 10 highly selective liberal arts colleges in the United States that have a black student graduation rate of at least 86 percent.

The highest black student graduation rates occur at Amherst College and Williams College, the two liberal arts institutions that currently are tied in first place in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of liberal arts colleges. At both schools the black student graduation rate is a very high 93 percent.

Wellesley College, Davidson College, and Swarthmore College all have black student graduation rates of 90 percent or more.

The other four liberal arts institutions with the highest graduation rates are Smith College, Wesleyan University, Lafayette College, and the College of the Holy Cross.