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.
In fall 2019, overall postsecondary enrollments decreased 1.3 percent or more than 231,000 students from the previous fall to 17.9 million students.
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.
Review the Fall 2018 Current Term Enrollment Estimates from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
Clearinghouse Data Helps Brigham Young University’s Salt Lake Center Understand Non-Traditional Students
Brigham Young University Salt Lake Center’s Scott L. Howell and Julie Swallow discuss how they leveraged Clearinghouse data to analyze, understand, and connect with non-traditional students while exposing administrators to the changing realities of higher education.
6 of 10 States Seeing Largest Enrollment Declines Are in the Midwest or Northeast