Winston-Salem, N.C. -- The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) makes the top ten list for small public colleges for its graduation rates. That's according to the list by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The analysis looks at data provided to the U.S. Department of Education.
UNCSA ranked ninth among small four-year colleges with a graduation rate of 66.5%. That's the percentage of first-time, full-time students earning a degree who entered in the fall of 2009 and graduated within six years.
UNCSA is the only school in the state to be included in the list of small colleges according to the University. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy topped the list with an 83.3% graduation rate.