First-Year Persistence and Retention Rates by Starting Enrollment Intensity: 2009-2012
The overall persistence rate for first-time college students has dropped 1.2 percentage points since 2009, while the retention rate has remained nearly constant.
Signature Reports provide national data that reveal patterns and valuable insights on students' postsecondary, persistence, transfer and completions.
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