Of the 3.5 million students enrolling in college for the first time in fall 2017, 74 percent or 2.6 million students persisted as of fall 2018, by continuing enrollment or attaining a credential at any higher education institution. This persistence rate has barely changed in recent years.
Spring 2019 Current Term Enrollment Estimates Report Lists Top Undergraduate Majors Gaining Enrollment and Most Popular Majors
For spring 2019, here are the top undergraduate majors gaining enrollment at four-year and two-year institutions.
In spring 2019, overall postsecondary enrollments decreased 1.7 percent or nearly 300,000 students from the previous spring.
The High School Benchmark report allows school leaders to compare their own data with the outcomes of students from schools with a similar makeup.
Long-term tracking is a way StudentTracker for High Schools helps you understand the story of your graduates’ postsecondary outcomes.
Postsecondary Data Partnership Provides Interactive Data Dashboards and Metrics for Increasing Student Access and Success
The Partnership consists of a group of colleges and universities, state systems, and supporting organizations working to significantly increase student access and success, and eliminate racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in college attainment.
With StudentTracker for High Schools, you obtain accurate data to assess “summer melt” — steps needed to reduce it.
With the real, verified story of students’ postsecondary outcomes in hand, high school administrators are empowered to make changes that will move the needle.
There is only one reliable source of college enrollment, persistence, and completion rates for your high school’s graduates – the colleges themselves and StudentTracker for High Schools.
Use our checklist to help introduce StudentTracker for High Schools at your upcoming budget meetings.