The “some college, no credential” population — former students who stopped out without earning a credential — is up 3.6 percent from a year earlier while fewer SCNC students returned and completed a credential.
According to the recently released Yearly Success and Progress Rates report from our Research Center, gaps in persistence rates between full-time and part-time students start early and stay consistent in subsequent years, with part-time starters stopping out more than twice the rate of full-time starters. The report tracks yearly college outcomes for first-time degree-seeking students enrolling full-time and part-time.
Enrollment in community colleges grew 2.1% since last spring, according to the spring 2023 Stay Informed Report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. This uptick is promising news as community colleges experienced sharp declines in enrollment during the pandemic.
In the wake of the Covid-19 decline in enrollments, the College of Southern Maryland sought to learn how it could support enrollment and make data-informed decisions as an institution. StudentTracker helped the college identify unique trends in enrollment and transfer data.
According to new research, Fall undergraduate enrollment showed signs of stabilizing in 2022, contracting only by 0.6% or about 94,000 students, compared to fall 2021.
Undergraduate enrollment continued to decline by 1.1% in fall 2022 compared to 2021, but the decline has slowed to pre-pandemic rates, according to the latest research by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
Bill DeBaun, NCAN’s Senior Director of Data and Strategic Initiatives, reported that through July 1, high school FAFSA completions are up 4.6% year-over-year, representing roughly 92,000 additional applications.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 944,000 students aged 18 to 64 with some college, no credential re-enrolled during the 2020-21 academic year.
More than 39 million Americans have some college, but no credential, according to a new report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Education leaders provided insight during a webinar on students re-enrolling and finishing their degree.
As institutions look to combat enrollment trends, data is essential to understanding how to find learners in new markets and better serve students already enrolled.