Only 40 percent of all undergrads graduate from college in four years, U.S. News & World Report writes.
But because 89 out of 100 Carleton College students get their degrees in that time, the school is in the magazine’s 10 Colleges With the Highest 4-Year Graduation Rates.
(It’s tied for 5th place with Davidson, Pomona, Bowdoin, Duke and the U.S. Naval Academy.)
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.