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Nov 12, 2020, 08:45 ET Fall 2020 Undergraduate Enrollment Down 4.4%; Graduate Enrollment Up 2.9%

Undergraduate enrollment is down 4.4% while graduate enrollment is up 2.9% compared to the same time last year, according to the latest data by the...


Oct 27, 2020, 08:30 ET Fall 2020 First Look Transfer Patterns Show More Students Moving From Community Colleges to Four-Year Colleges; Fewer Transfers Otherwise

The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center released today new research that shows increased transfers from community colleges to four-year...


Oct 15, 2020, 08:00 ET Fall 2020 Undergraduate Enrollment Down 4% Compared to Same Time Last Year

Roughly one month into the fall 2020 semester, undergraduate enrollment is now running 4% below last year's level, and the upward trend for graduate...


Sep 24, 2020, 08:00 ET Undergraduate Enrollment Down 2.5% and Graduate Students Up 3.9%, Compared to Sept. 2019

The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center announced today new data that show undergraduate student enrollment declining 2.5%, while graduate ...


Sep 01, 2020, 09:30 ET Community Colleges, For-Profit and Rural Institutions, Black Undergraduates, and Male Undergraduates Suffered Most from Online-Only 2020 Summer Sessions, According to Latest Enrollment Data

The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center announced today that with nearly 7 million students enrolled during Summer 2020, community...


Jun 30, 2020, 09:35 ET How Was College Enrollment Impacted by Shutdowns and Online-Only Classes Amid COVID-19?

The latest data shows that the pandemic crisis does not appear to have had any major effect on students' enrollment statuses during the spring term,...


May 26, 2020, 09:30 ET Pace of College Enrollment Decline Slowed Nationwide Prior to Covid-19 Impact

Overall postsecondary enrollments decreased 0.5 percent or 83,803 students from spring 2019, but the pace of decline slowed this year, according to...


Apr 15, 2020, 09:30 ET How Will the Next Recession Impact U.S. College Enrollment, Persistence and Completions?

As the nation addresses the current economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus, National Student Clearinghouse Research Center data may help clarify...


Mar 02, 2020, 08:00 ET Overall College Completion Rate Rises in 43 States; Top-to-Bottom Gap Narrows

New data described in the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center's Completing College State Report shows a rise in the overall college...


Dec 16, 2019, 09:15 ET Fall Enrollments Decline For 8th Consecutive Year

In fall 2019, overall postsecondary enrollments decreased 1.3 percent or more than 231,000 students from the previous fall to 17.9 million students,...


Dec 10, 2019, 08:30 ET National Six-Year and Eight-Year College Completion Rates Reach New Highs, 59.7% and 61.8%, Respectively

The overall national six-year completion rate reached 59.7% for the fall 2013 entering cohort, and the eight-year completion rate increased to 61.8%...


Oct 30, 2019, 09:35 ET Nearly 1 Million Students with Some College Returned and Earned a Degree Since 2014

The United States saw nearly one million former students, in just five years, return to postsecondary education and earn their first undergraduate...


Mar 06, 2019, 09:30 ET Completing College: A State-Level View of Student Completion Rates Includes for the First-Time, Race and Ethnicity Outcomes for Four-Year Public Institutions

National results show that college completion patterns among Black, Hispanic, white, and Asian four-year, public starters vary widely across states,...


Feb 20, 2019, 09:30 ET New Report: Multi-Year Trend Shows College Students Graduating with Prior Credential Increases by 4.4 Percent

Students with prior credentials are gradually making up a bigger share of the degree earner population, according to the latest National Student...


Feb 12, 2019, 08:00 ET 60 Percent of All College Students Graduate with a Bachelor's, Associate or Certificate Degree within Eight Years, According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center

The nation's postsecondary students who started college in 2010 at a two-year or a four-year college pushed their combined overall completion...


Nov 15, 2012, 08:00 ET College Completion Exceeds 75% for Full-Time Students

A new National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™ study shows a dramatic increase in the U.S. college completion rate when nontraditional...


Jul 14, 2011, 08:00 ET National Postsecondary Enrollment Trends: Before, During, and After the Great Recession

The recent economic downturn did not affect college enrollment as much as had been feared, according to research by the National Student...