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.
Dozens of the nation’s doctoral programs have decided not to admit new students for fall 2021, directing limited resources to current students instead.
A new analysis from Excelencia in Education shows that Latinx degree completion has increased in the last decade but emphasizes that there is still a significant gap in educational attainment between Latinx adults and their white peers.
Sixty percent of students who began college in 2013 completed their degree within six years, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.
More than 150 colleges in 20 states across the country have pledged to re-engage students who have some college experience but “stopped-out” before they could complete their degree.
The loan default rate for students who leave college early is three times that of students who graduate. A new book shows how schools are intervening to keep students on track.
Georgetown University’s Class of 2019 graduated in May, having won prestigious awards, pursued academic research, studied abroad, served their communities—and, in some cases, overcome extreme hurdles. Here are a few of their stories.
Approximately 1.7 million single mothers are attending U.S. colleges and universities, but just 8 percent of them will graduate within six years. A few key actions could make a big difference, experts say.
Early analyses suggest that low-income students at the largest American charter school networks are graduating from college at up to four times the national average rate.
Results from programs in Washington State suggest that housing vouchers and logistical assistance for students experiencing homelessness can make or break their college outcomes.
With the six-year college completion rate at 58 percent and shifting student demographics, student success experts are calling on colleges to better support nontraditional learners.
Fifty years in, New Jersey’s Educational Opportunity Program is helping students from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds prepare for college with a combination of rigorous summer programming and school-year support systems.