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About 3.5 percent of new associate degree earners already had a bachelor’s degree

American Association of Community Colleges Data Points, June 8, 2016 The percent of associate-degree graduates with a prior credential increased from 2011–12 to 2014–15, according to a recent study by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Those who already had a bachelor’s degree or higher increased over that period, from 2.9 percent to 3.5 percent.…

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Over One-Third of College Students Transfer At Least Once

Almost Half of Them Transfer More Than Once HERNDON, VA, JULY 7, 2015 – Of the 3.6 million students who entered college for the first time in fall 2008, over one third (37.2 percent) transferred to a different institution at least once within six years. Of these, almost half changed their institution more than once. Counting…

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Two in Five Associate Degrees Lead to a Bachelor’s Within Six Years

More than One in Four Certificates Lead to a Degree within Six Years HERNDON, VA, JUNE 17, 2015 – In the only national-level study of its kind, the National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™ examines whether undergraduate certificates and associate degrees lead to higher-level credentials. The Research Center looked at the degree attainment of students who…

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College Students Still on the Move in 2012-13

Number of Students Enrolled in More than One Institution Remains at High Water-Mark Set During 2011-12 School Year, Reports National Student Clearinghouse™ Research Center® HERNDON, VA, MAY 6, 2014 – The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center reports that just over 9 percent of all students attended more than one institution during the 2012-2013 academic year.…

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6.1 Percent of Four-year Grads Continue at Community College

Recent Decrease Reported By National Student Clearinghouse Research Center HERNDON, VA, JUNE 18, 2013 – The latest Snapshot Report™ from the National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™ shows that 6.1 percent of students who received a bachelor’s degree in 2009-10 went on to enroll in a two-year institution within the next two academic years. This represents…

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Current Term Enrollment Estimates – Fall 2016