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.
NCAN is just one example of how high schools and other educational programs nationwide can benefit from StudentTracker.
Credit When It’s Due Initiative Leads to 15,000 More Associate Degrees Nationwide Via Reverse Credit Transfer
In its first three years, more than 15,000 transfer students completed their associate degree via reverse credit transfer, and this number continues to rise as implementation efforts evolve and are scaled.
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.
According to the recent High School Benchmarks 2016 Report: National College Progression Rates, 15 percent of students from higher-income schools and seven percent of students from low-income schools, completed STEM degrees within six years of high school graduation
According to the fourth annual, High School Benchmarks Report: National College Progression Rates, 45 percent of students graduating in the class of 2009 from higher-income high schools completed a college degree by 2015, compared to 24 percent of students from low-income schools.
The 2016 High School Benchmarks Report: National College Progression Rates reveals major gaps between low-income and higher income high school students in both post-graduation college enrollment and college degree attainment.
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.
The New Reality for College Students: Earning a Bachelor’s Degree Takes 5 to 6 Years and Students Attend Multiple Institutions
Today’s college student earns his or her bachelor’s degree in five to six years, according to a new nationwide report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.