In the 2020-21 academic year, the total number of undergraduate credential earners increased by 1.1% or 39,000 to 3.7 million graduates, based on the Undergraduate Degree Earners Report, Academic Year 2020-21.
New report shows a looming completion challenge for community college students, as evidenced by the lowest number of associate degree earners in years.
Undergraduate Degree Earners Increased from 3.4 Million to 3.7 Million, According to New Research Report
The Undergraduate Degree Earners report series, published annually, provides a basic demographic and education credential profile for all students graduating with an undergraduate credential each year.
New Report: Multi-Year Trend Shows College Students Graduating with Prior Credential Increases by 4.4 Percent
Students with prior credentials are gradually making up a bigger share of the bachelor’s degree earner population, according to a new Research Center report.
In the 2016-17 academic year, 1st-time college graduates in the 25 and over age group dropped 5.5 percent compared to the previous year.