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.
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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.
Many students begin their studies at a community college but transfer to a four-year college or university prior to completing an associate degree.
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.
Reverse transfer of credit leads to an associate degree. It motivates students to return to college, obtain their degree and advance their career.
The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center released today the Postsecondary Persistence-Retention Snapshot Report showing that of all students who started college in fall 2014, 72.1 percent persisted at any U.S. institution in fall 2015, while 60.6 percent were retained at their starting institution.