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Continued dip in new college grads

CC Daily, September 30, 2015 Even though the number of first associate degrees and certificates earned each year by community college students has increased between 2010-11 and 2013-14, they represent a decreasing percent of all earned credentials… Read more >…

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Counting It Right: National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center Releases Third Annual State-Level College Completions Numbers

Substantial Decrease in College Drop-Out Rate When Count Those Who Finish Elsewhere HERNDON, VA, FEB. 24, 2015 — The just-released Signature Report 8 State Supplement from the National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™ continues demonstrating the value of counting student completions that happen at schools different from those where students started. The state-specific results show that,…

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STEM on the Rise: Science and Engineering Degrees Increase in the Past 10 Years

Women Lose Ground at Bachelor’s Level, Gain Ground at the Doctoral Level HERNDON, VA, JAN. 27, 2015 – In the first national-level view of science and engineering degrees awarded in 2013-14, including advanced degrees, the National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™ found that from 2004 to 2014, the prevalence of science and engineering (S&E) degrees increased…

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A First Look at How the Great Recession Affected College Completions

Overall Completion Rate Fell, But Decline was Concentrated among Nontraditional Age Students, Says National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™ HERNDON, VA, NOV. 18, 2014 – In the first study of graduation rates for students who began college during the Great Recession, the National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™ found that while a larger number of students enrolled…

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The Student Pathways Report Signature Report #8 Highlights

Listen to research highlights of our new Signature 8 Report, “Completing College: A National View of Student Attainment Rates – Fall 2008 Cohort,” from Dr. Doug Shapiro, Executive Director, National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. In this our third annual report on national college completion, we offer a first look at the six-year outcomes for students…

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Preview: College Completion Rates Remain Steady

Full Report Due from National Student Clearinghouse Research Center in December Will Include Expanded Cohort HERNDON, VA, NOV. 21, 2013 – The National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™, in an early look at results from its upcoming Signature Report on college completions, found that completion rates have remained steady this year in comparison to its 2012…

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Signature Report 14 State Supplement: Completing College: A State-Level View of Student Completion Rates