Completing College State Report shows a rise or stable overall college completion rate in 46 states and a narrowing of the top-to-bottom state completion rates.
National Six-Year and Eight-Year College Completion Rates Reach New Highs, 59.7% and 61.8%, Respectively
The completion rates of the more than 2.3 million students who entered postsecondary education for the first time in the fall of 2013 increased across all types of starting institutions.
These outcomes provide context for institutions and state policy researchers around their own results as well as an understanding of where to look for best practices among their peers.
Latest State-Level Completion Rates Includes Race and Ethnicity For First Time Students at 4-Year Public Institutions
The Research Center’s Completing College: A State-Level View of Student Completion Rates, which includes for the first-time, state-level completion results by race and ethnicity for four-year public institutions, provides a state-by-state look at the six-year outcomes for students who began postsecondary education in fall 2012.
60 Percent of All College Students Graduate with a Bachelor’s, Associate or Certificate Degree within Eight Years
Research Center’s College Completions Signature Report series now includes an expanded examination of the eight-year completion outcomes.
National Six-Year Completion Rate Reaches Highest Level, 58.3 Percent, Since the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Began Tracking
The seventh annual report on national college completion rates offers a look at the six-year outcomes for students who began postsecondary education in fall 2012.
The sixth annual report on national college completion rates offers a look at the six-year outcomes for students who began postsecondary education in fall 2011.
Dr. Afet Dundar, Director of the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, and AACRAO, hosted a webinar on Tuesday, Dec. 13, to explore college pathways of students who completed an associate or bachelor’s degree in 2014-15, regardless of how long it took them to finish.
According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center’s Signature Report, Completing College: A National View of Student Attainment Rates – Fall 2010 Cohort, recent declines in the overall national six-year completion rates have ended.
Higher Education and Policymakers: Traditional Timeframes and Pathways Don’t Work for Every College Student
The Research Center released a new nationwide report, which analyzed the college pathways of more than 2 million students, demonstrating that college students now earn their bachelor’s degree in five to six years.