Colleges and universities are encouraging early mental health screening and supporting the re-entry of students who take a medical leave of absence.
At a time when a strong labor market is enticing students to pause their studies and prioritize full-time employment, universities like Morgan State are finding ways to re-engage adult learners who have some credit but no degree.
A new report shows that 39 million Americans had left two- or four-year institutions without postsecondary credentials as of 2020, up 3 million from 2018.
The six-year completion rate for first-time students who started college in fall 2015 reached 62.2 percent, a record high, but experts caution that the numbers largely reflect pre-pandemic trends.
A new survey explores why college students pause their education and highlights several tactics that could help re-engage learners who have some credits but no degree.
Ideally, students would avoid colleges and universities that graduate few students on time, but the government’s use of a six-year “success” rate complicates those assessments.
Amarillo College, known for its comprehensive approach to meeting students’ basic needs, says a simple questionnaire has provided crucial visibility and helped increase its graduation and transfer rate.
The Moon Shot for Equity project seeks to close equity gaps in college completion by 2030 and recently welcomed two new regional cohorts committed to making improvements.
Nearly a month after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, several universities are still getting back on their feet and attempting to re-engage students.
Persistent racial disparities in college degree completion pose a significant threat to state attainment goals and local economies, further fueling states’ outreach to underrepresented students.
As charter school networks mature, some are tracking and advising their graduates well beyond high school, hoping to increase college completion.
Prioritizing flexibility and affordability, a new online undergraduate program from Morehouse College seeks to broaden higher education access for the millions of Black men who have some college credit but no degree.