Progress in the national college completion rate stalls, according to the latest Completing College report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. The latest completion rate of 62.3% is essentially unchanged from last year’s rate of 62.2%. This follows a 1.2 percentage point improvement over the year earlier.
myFootpath and Clearinghouse to Reengage More than 39 Million Students with Some College, No Credential
To help bring more than 39 million students back to college and help them earn a credential, the National Student Clearinghouse and myFootpath are partnering to bring the Clearinghouse’s StudentTracker Premium Service to colleges and universities, at no charge to the institution, to provide secure, dedicated access to university datasets.
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.
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.
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.
New EDUCAUSE report addresses six key technologies and practices that will have “a significant impact on the future of higher education data and analytics.”
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.
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.
Identifying Challenges and Potential Solutions to Keep Students on Track to Enroll and Graduate During COVID-19
The Institute for College Access and Success discovered common challenges and potential solutions to keep students on track to enroll and graduate from college.