Countries with the highest college graduation rates

5. New Zealand, 47.3 percent

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Public subsidies to students and households for education account for more than 40 percent of total public expenditures in New Zealand, and 53.5 percent of its students complete a tertiary program.

The clock tower at the University of Otago in Autumn, New Zealand, photographed at left in May.

Source: Global Education Digest.

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