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Study: One-Third Of College Students Transfer

AP | COLLIN BINKLEY | Posted 07.08.2015 | College

BOSTON (AP) -- More than a third of college students who started in 2008 transferred to another school, according to a new national study, challenging...

Rebecca Klein

Poverty The Strongest Factor In Whether High School Graduates Go To College | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.14.2014 | College

Students from high-poverty public schools are less likely to attend college than those from wealthier ones, regardless of whether they're from urban, ...

Just Half Of College Students Finish Their Degrees

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 12.16.2013 | College

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fewer than half of all students who entered college in 2007 finished school where they started, and almost a third are no longer ta...

Community Colleges and College Attainment

Tom Snyder | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Tom Snyder

Some may see the President's goal of America becoming the world leader in college education by 2020 as very ambitious. Community colleges know that the education they provide changes lives and will continue to develop programs that help students get a degree. We believe that the goal is attainable.

Why One Graduation Rate Doesn't Fit All

Dr. James J. Kelly | Posted 04.15.2013 | College
Dr. James J. Kelly

What if the "official" graduation rate doesn't give the full picture of how many students graduate? As things now stand, the current rate calculation doesn't include students who transfer into a college and graduate.