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.
Research Center Snapshot Report Showcases Yearly Success and Progress Rates for Fall 2012 Freshman Class
This snapshot goes beyond traditional measures of postsecondary attainment by tracking the fall 2012 entering cohort over time, and showing persistence, stop-out, and completion rates at the end of each subsequent academic year.
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First-year persistence and retention report featuring race and ethnicity reveals large gaps among students who started college in fall 2016.
First Community College to Graduate and Professional Degrees Snapshot Report released.
Research Center Releases First Community College to Graduate and Professional Degrees Snapshot Report
National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™ released the Community College to Graduate and Professional Degrees Snapshot Report.
New Research: National and State Data on Certificates & Associate Degrees Leading to a Higher Degree
These numbers show the importance of associate degrees and certificates as access pathways leading to further degrees
For many students pursuing higher education and earning a bachelor’s degree isn’t always a linear pathway. Their journey illustrates a growing trend explored in the Research Center’s Snapshot 26 Report, which sheds light on the role of community colleges in postsecondary success.
Annual Persistence and Retention Report, Featuring Race and Ethnicity Data for the First Time, Reveals Wide Gaps
Of all students who started college in fall 2015, 73.4 percent persisted at any U.S. institution in fall 2016, while 61.1 percent were retained at their starting institution. The data reveal wide gaps in college persistence rates by race and ethnicity.
The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center today released Snapshot 27: Science and Engineering Degree Completions by Gender, the first, national-level view of science and engineering degrees awarded in 2015-16.