In response to the critical need to combat community college enrollment drops and learning loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Institute of Education Sciences has named the Community College Research Center (CCRC) to lead a network of research teams studying promising recovery strategies.
Fall 2021 immediate college enrollment rates for 2021 high school graduates in approximately 8,700 high schools nationwide declined by 0.9 to 2.2 percentage points, depending on high school income and minority-level characteristics.
Discover insights from higher education experts about improving the transfer process and providing students meaningful support.
Doug Shapiro, executive director of the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, explains how this transfer data can help inform systemic change to support learners from low-income backgrounds. Learn more about the role of community college enrollments, institution type, and demographics in transfer trends in the following interview.
Postsecondary Data Partnership Insights Reports shows that the average full-time student does not attempt enough credits to complete a bachelor’s degree or earn enough credits to complete a bachelor’s degree within five years.
Watch for the upcoming COVID-19 Transfer, Mobility, and Progress Report, which will be released on Tuesday, May 3, and the Some College, No Credential report will be shared on Tuesday, May 10.
Colleges and universities that deployed success coaches were able to contact 27,000 former students and help 3,000 of them ultimately register for courses — with 73% of those students coming from underserved or underrepresented backgrounds.
It’s important for high schools to know the research data for their own graduation rates and student performance. The Clearinghouse’s StudentTracker for High Schools can help administrators.
The COVID-19: Transfer, Mobility, and Progress Academic Year 2021 Report, the sixth in the series, reflects the pandemic’s full-blown impact on postsecondary students.
The High School Benchmarks report features a special analysis of gap year enrollment for 2020 high school graduates who waited until fall 2021 to enroll in college.