Completing College

Completing College

Completing CollegeNational and State Reports Updated with State-Level Trends​ March 2, 2020 The national college completion rates continue to rise. The six-year and eight-year college completion rates have reached new highs, 60 percent and 62 percent, respectively. As...
Time to Degree – 2016

Time to Degree – 2016

This report examines time to degree completion for a cohort of students who earned an associate degree as their first and only postsecondary degree or a bachelor’s degree as their first four-year degree between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015. Overall, the average...
Degree Pathways – 2015

Degree Pathways – 2015

Of all associate degrees earned in 2008-09 that were reported to the National Student Clearinghouse, 488,046 were found to be the first postsecondary credential earned by a student. Forty-one percent of these students went on to earn a bachelor’s degree within six...