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Part-Time Students Least Likely to Graduate on Time

USA Today, December 21, 2013 Shannon Belanger was always planning to go back to school, but for nearly a decade, circumstances mandated otherwise: work, a marriage and moving to a new state came first. This fall, she decided it was “now or never.”… Read More >…

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College Graduation Rates Remain Flat, New Study Finds

Business Administration Information, December 19, 2013 With all the attention and focus on college education by both the government and private sector, college graduate rates have actually stalled, a new study has found. About 56% of students who entered college as… Read More >…

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New Year Right Time for New Start at College

Daily Herald, December 18, 2013 The popular scene depicted in films, television shows and college marketing materials of the first weeks of college always seem to feature a green, vibrant campus complete with fall foliage. Students laugh and gather… Read More >…

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How Many College Students Graduate?

CBS News, December 17, 2013 Despite major efforts to improve U.S. college graduation rates, progress appears to have stalled. According to a new report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, six-year graduation rates for students who… Read More >…

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Study: Just Over Half of Students Complete Degrees

Time, December 16, 2013 Fifty-six percent of all first-time college students who enrolled in fall 2007 earned a degree or certificate within six years, and that figure rose to 78 percent for those who were enrolled exclusively full time, the… Read More >…

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Report Documents College Completion Rates

Inside Higher Ed, December 16, 2013 Fifty-six percent of all first-time college students who enrolled in fall 2007 earned a degree or certificate within six years, and that figure rose to 78 percent for those who were enrolled exclusively full time, the… Read More >…

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Study: 4 in 10 Finish College Where They Start

Associated Press, December 16, 2013 Fewer than half of all students who entered college in 2007 finished school where they started, and almost a third are no longer taking classes toward a degree anywhere, according to review released Monday. The dire… Read More >…

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